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Title: Learning Materials at a Distance
Url: http://www.materials.ac.uk/guides/distance.asp
Creator: Endean, Mark
Publisher: United Kingdom Center for Materials Education
Description: United Kingdom Centre for Materials Education offers its 12 Guides for Lecturers free online, and this is one of them. The guide is a "distillation of the essential elements of distance education and a succinct guide to how to produce effective distance learning materials." The guide is broken into sections, including definitions and concepts of distance education, learner support, and online learning. The guide also discusses how to define the purpose of a distance education course or module, as well as suggestions on how to structure and pace the learning environment while engaging students. This is a helpful guide for teachers and administrators considering creating new distance education courses, or adding an online component to a traditional course.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Distance education
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education -- Distance education
GEM Subject: Educational Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Educational Technology -- Integrating technology into the classroom
Educational Technology -- Technology planning
Date Issued: 2006-01-12
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Administrators
College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Other Educational Professionals
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Teacher Educators
Teaching Professionals
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 81
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