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Indian Journal of Open Learning

2005 Volume 14, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Convocation Address at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University

    H.P Dikshit, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

    The 13'* Convocation Address at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University delivered by the Chainnan, Distance Education Council on January 29, 2005 is reproduced below which should be of interest to our... More

    pp. 7-13

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  2. Learning Style in Online Interaction in Distance Education

    Mohamed Ally & Patrick Fahy, Athabasca University, Canada

    Abstract: This study investigated whether differences in Kolb learning style types were associated with online conferencing performance, as measured by various indicators of level of participation ... More

    pp. 15-33

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  3. Women, Distance Education and Democracy

    Sushita Gokool-Ramdoo, Tertiary Education Commission, Mauritius

    Abstracts: This paper questions the extent to which online distance learning can democratize access to education for potential women learners. It examines how online education @an suit the... More

    pp. 35-45

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  4. Learning Gain froni Face-to-Face Workshop Over Self-Instructional Material: A Study

    Nirod Dash, Indira Gandhi Ilrational Open University, India

    Abstract: The present paper empirically validates the assumption that face-toface workshop does enhance learning gain of distance teacher trainees over their learning from self-learning materials, ... More

    pp. 47-57

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  5. Analyzing Study Habits of Distance Learners: A Case Study of Bangladesh Open University

    Q.M Ahsan & S.M Ahmmod, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh

    Abstract: Reading and self-learning skills are indispensable for distance learners. Some learners join the distance education (DE) system with good study habits; some others develop such habits... More

    pp. 59-69

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  6. Continuing Learning while Changing Location: Critical Study of Mobility of IGNOU Learners

    S. Ganesan, IGNOU Regional Centre, Bhopal, India

    Abstract: This paper deals with major reasons behind migration of distance learners from one region to another, and from one place to another. The author analysed the issue from two perspectives: i... More

    pp. 71-79

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  7. Information and Communication Technology for Poverty Reduction

    Motilal Sharma, Worldview Hindustan Foundation, Rajasthan, India

    Abstract: This paper deals with one of the main social problems our contemporary societies have been facing, i.e. poverty. It analyses how the gap is widening between rich and poor, between haves... More

    pp. 81-89

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