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Title The convergence of distance and conventional education : patterns of flexibility for the individual learner / edited by Alan Tait and Roger Mills.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.


Physical description xi, 192 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Routledge studies in distance education.
Routledge studies in distance education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The convergence of distance and conventional education: patterns of flexibility for the individual learner / Alan Tait and Roger Mills -- 2. The efficacy and ethics of using digital multimedia for educational purposes / Mark Chambers -- 3. On access: towards opening the lifeworld within adult higher education systems / Lee Herman and Alan Mandell -- 4. Introducing and supporting change towards more flexible teaching approaches / Sue Johnston -- 5. Becoming flexible: what does it mean? / Denise Kirkpatrick and Viktor Jakupec -- 6. Diversity, convergence and the evolution of student support in higher education in the UK / Roger Mills -- 7. Convergence of student types: issues for distance education / Rick Powell, Sharon McGuire and Gail Crawford -- 8. Canaries in the mine? Women's experience and new learning technologies / Jennifer O'Rourke -- 9. A worthwhile education? / Pat Rickwood and Vicki Goodwin.
10. Notes from the margins: library experiences of postgraduate distance-learning students / Kate Stephens -- 11. The convergence of distance and conventional education: some implications for policy / Alan Tait -- 12. From marginal to mainstream: critical issues in the adoption of information technologies for tertiary teaching and learning / Diane Thompson -- 13. Building tools for flexibility: designing interactive multimedia at the Open University of Hong Kong / Ross Vermeer -- 14. A case study of convergence between conventional and distance education: using constructivism and postmodernism as a framework to unconverge the mind / Gill Young and Di Marks-Maran.
Other author Tait, Alan.
Mills, Roger, 1954-
Subject Distance education.
Open learning.
Continuing education.
Educational technology.
ISBN 041519427X (alk. paper)
0415194288 (paperback)