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1994 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Women-Friendly Perspectives in Distance Education

    Christine von Prummer

    Reports on research that investigated characteristics of distance education programs in Germany that influenced the participation of women. Highlights include the number of women enrolled; drop-out... More

    pp. 3-12

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  2. Meanings and Motivations: Women's Experiences of Studying at a Distance

    Margaret Grace

    Describes a study of women in Australia enrolled in distance education programs that focused on the culturally different social setting they encountered. Portions of interviews are included that... More

    pp. 13-21

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  3. The Student View of Tutorial Support: Report of a Survey of Open University Education Students

    Colin Morgan & Glyn Morris

    Reports results of a telephone survey of students in the Open University's School of Education (Wales), set in the context of Total Quality Management, that investigated student attitudes toward... More

    pp. 22-33

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  4. The Same Difference: Tutoring for the Open University in Prison

    Vincent Worth

    Discusses prison education in Great Britain and reports on a study of Open University prison tutors that investigated tutorial relationships, student characteristics, and contextual features.... More

    pp. 34-41

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  5. Distance Education and Niche Markets in Conventional Education

    Allan W. Hayduk

    Examines barriers to conventional education and explains how distance education can fill the niche markets created by these barriers. Curriculum barriers and economic barriers are discussed; core... More

    pp. 44-49

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