Vocational Education at a Distance: International Perspectives

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Greville Rumble, Joćo Oliveira
Psychology Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Education - 174 pages
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Recognition of the link between vocational education and economics and social development is resulting in a wide range of educational and training strategies within individual nation states and supranational bodies like the European Community. This book brings together 12 case studies which illustrate the expansion strategies used by successful distance learning programmes to respond to the increasing demand for more flexibility and alternative delivery modes of vocational education. Each case illustrates different implications of expanding distance learning systems as they affect corporate strategies and structures, planning, training design, marketing and delivery systems, as well as cost-effectiveness and the strategies for managing change.
 

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Contents

Vocational Education at a Distance
3
An Introduction to the Case Studies
10
Broadbased Programmes
27
Expanding Distance Learning through Technology
39
A Flexible Response
47
Nichemarket Programmes
69
The Technician Training Scheme at
82
Banking Education in Indonesia
93
The Wye College External Programme
102
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Greville Rumble specializes in the costs and economics of O&DL. He is a lecturer at the Open University, England.

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