An Introduction to Distance Education 2nd version (PDF) is a complete take a look at the sector of distance training, outlining present practices, theories, and objectives which are important to efficient supply, design, and navigation. As an alternate pedagogical method, distance training is posited to meet the evolving calls for for access, affordability, and high quality in greater training. This absolutely revised and up to date 2nd Edition evaluations the historical past of distance training whereas addressing its present affect on the training sector. Utilizing a scholar-guided method, chapters provide pedagogical options to have interaction and help the educating and studying course of, together with:
- idea definitions: central ideas mentioned in the textbook are outlined for college kids on the finish of every chapter.
- key quotations: strategically positioned all through the textbook, these factors act as a springboard for additional reflection and classroom dialogue
- questions for reflection, evaluate, and dialogue: college students can use these questions as triggers for additional ideas associated to the subject. Instructors can use these questions for classroom and on-line dialogue
Driven by seminal contributors who’re researching and shaping our understanding and apply of distance training at this time, An Introduction to Distance Education: Understanding Teaching and Learning in a New Era 2e presents a strong basis from which to discover and develop new approaches to designing and implementing on-line programs. NOTE: This sale only consists of An Introduction to Distance Education: Understanding Teaching and Learning in a New Era 2nd version in PDF. No access codes included.