Web-based distance education for adults

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Krieger Pub. Co., Dec 1, 2004 - Computers - 145 pages
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"Web-Based Distance Education for Adults is a practical guide for teaching adult learners via the Internet. Instructors will find this book useful in creating and fortifying effective teaching approaches that embrace the unique needs of adult learners in web-based (online) distance education environments. The text is based on current research as well as the combined distance education administrative, teaching, and adult learning experiences of the authors. Readers will learn to put research and theory into action through the creation of distance education plans. Step by step, the authors show how these immediately usable and effective plans incorporate strategies, methods, and activities. The goals are enhanced student learning and increased satisfaction for both instructor and learners. Reaching across education boundaries, this book is a useful resource for practitioners in higher education, government agencies, and private industry who have been assigned the task of teaching adult distance learners."

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Contents

Preface
15
Distance Education Plans 3
27
Assessing and Matching Student Needs 21
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