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Distance Learners in Higher Education : Institutional Responses for Quality Outcomes

Distance Learners in Higher Education : Institutional Responses for Quality Outcomes - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1891859236

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ISBN10: 1891859234
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Copyright: 1998
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Distance Learners in Higher Education : Institutional Responses for Quality Outcomes - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1891859236

Chere Campbell Gibson

ISBN13: 978-1891859236
ISBN10: 1891859234
Cover type:
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Atwood Publishing Co.
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Well-credentialed authors collaborate in Distance Learners in Higher Education, designed to give faculty unique perspectives on a variety of issues in higher education today. Edited by Chère Campbell Gibson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Continuing and Vocational Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, this volume encompasses the full realm of teaching and learning at a distance from both an administrative and faculty viewpoint. Connecting the demographics of the distance learner, cultural considerations, academic self-concept and support, and learning strategies, Distance Learners is of interest to faculty and administrators in higher education. This book focuses on the learner and the conditions for learning, and is essential for those who need to stay current in this rapidly changing area.

Introduction by Michael Moore, Associate Professor of Adult Education at Pennsylvania State University and Director of the American Center for the Study of Distance Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction
by Michael G. Moore

Chapter 1
Distance Learners in Higher Education
by Melody M. Thompson

Chapter 2
Gender in Distance Education
by Elizabeth Burge

Chapter 3
Understanding and Supporting the Culturally Diverse Distance Learner
by Irene Sanchez and Charlotte N. Gunawardena

Chapter 4
The Distance Learner s Academic Self-Concept
by Chère Campbell Gibson

Chapter 5
Improving Learning Outcomes: The Effects of Learning Strategies and Motivation
by Christine H. Olgren

Chapter 6
Learning in a Networked World: New Roles and Responsibilities
by Terry D. Anderson and D. Randy Garrison

Chapter 7
The Distance Learner in Context 113
by Chère Campbell Gibson

Chapter 8
Supporting Learners at a Distance from Inquiry through Completion
by Daniel Granger and Meg Benke

In Retrospect
by Chère Campbell Gibson

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