Distance education: a systems view

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Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1996 - Business & Economics - 290 pages
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This thing sounds like something written in a post-Fahrenheit-451-based reality. Teaching should be relegated to an assembly line status, any human interaction is unnecessary, and colleges and universities are doomed? Uh, no thanks. Read full review

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Contents

Fundamentals of Distance Education
1
The Historical Context of Distance Education
19
The Scope of Distance Education
36
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About the author (1996)

Michael G. Moore is Professor of Education in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems at the Pennsylvania State University. He served as Director of the American Center for the Study of Distance Education from 1986 to 2002, and as Editor of The American Journal of Education from 1986 to the present time. He has worked at the British Open University and the World Bank and continues as a consultant to the World Bank, UNESCO, and IMF as well as several national governments, universities, and corporations. Moore served a four-year term as Vice-President of the International Council for Distance Education, and was a founding member of the Board of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). He was inducted into the USDLAAs Hall of Fame in 2002.

Greg Kearsley received his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Alberta in 1978 and has written many books and articles about technology and education such as Online Education: Learning and Teaching in Cyberspace. His most recent book project is Online Learning: Personal Reflections on the Transformation of Education. He is currently an independent consultant specializing in online education. He has designed online courses for NCREL, Walden Institute and the MEPP program at the University of Wisconsin. He has taught at many universities including the University of Maryland, Nova Southeastern University and the George Washington University; was the Chief Executive Officer of Park Row Inc., a software publishing company in San Diego; chief scientist of Courseware Incorporated, a training development firm based in San Diego; and a senior scientist at the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) in Alexandria, VA.

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