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Distance Education

1995 Volume 16, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Voice Mail and the Telephone: A New Student Support Strategy in the Teaching of Law by Distance Education

    John Carmichael

    Reports on an innovative use of voice mail to support students studying law through distance education. Advantages include cost effectiveness, minimal isolation, and means for spontaneity. Possible... More

    pp. 7-23

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  2. Responding to the Technological Imperative: The Experience of an Open and Distance Education Institution

    Dale M. Holt & Diane J. Thompson

    Examines the impact of technology on work outside and inside tertiary institutions. Presents a case study of Deakin University (Australia), an open and distance education organization. Discusses... More

    pp. 43-64

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  3. The Assessment of Prior Knowledge Profiles: A Support for Independent Learning?

    S J. Portier & L J. J. M. Wagemans

    Analyzes prior knowledge based on the idea of knowledge structure; the relevance of using knowledge profiles is important in independent, distance learning. Suggests that prior knowledge can be... More

    pp. 65-87

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  4. Cognitive Task Analysis for Instructional Design: Applications in Distance Education

    Richard E. Redding

    Provides an overview of cognitive task analysis-based instructional design (CTA-BID) and its applications in the design of instructional and testing materials for distance education. Reviews... More

    pp. 88-106

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  5. On-Line Professional Staff Development: An Evaluation Study

    Linda de Vries

    Reports on the design, implementation, and evaluation of a teleseminar on instructional design and computer-mediated communication (CMC) at the University of Southern Queensland (Toowoomba,... More

    pp. 157-73

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