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Indian Journal of Open Learning

1998 Volume 7, Number 3

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Open Learning and Distance Education in India - An Introspection

    Mohan Menon, National Open School, New Delhi

    This paper was presented as Prof G. Ram Reddy Memorial Endowment Lecture, 1998 organised by the lndian Distance Education Association on 18-19 Apri1, 1998. The author discusses the growth of open... More

    pp. 235-244

  2. The Economics of Quality in Distance Education: An Indian Perspective

    C.G. Naidu, The Economics of Quality in Distance Education : An Indian Perspective

    Cost-effectiveness, cost-efficiency, productivity, effectiveness of media, and quality costs are some of the economic measures of quality. This paper fries for analyse empirically some of these... More

    pp. 245-254

  3. Teachers' Continuing Education : Shifting Focus on Distance Mode

    G.L Arora & Saroj Pandey, DTEE, National Council of Educatiotion Research and Training, New Delhi

    The paper gives brief description of targets to be achieved along with infrastructural facilities for teacher training in India, and a case for use of communication technologies to train a huge... More

    pp. 255-266

  4. Teachers' Continuing Education: Shifting Focus on Distance Mode

    G L. Arora & Saroj Pandey

    Describes changes required of teacher-training facilities in India, and a case for use of communication technologies to train a huge number of teachers in schools. Analyzes recent experiments in... More

    pp. 255-65

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  5. Distance Education Research : A Review of its Structure, Methodological Issues and Priority Areas

    Sanjaya Mishra, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

    Research literature of a discipline depicts the culture, concern andpriorities of its own. They contain specialised knowledge unique to the discipline and reflect the research practices and methods... More

    pp. 267-282

  6. Distance Education Research: A Review of Its Structure, Methodological Issues and Priority Areas

    Sanjaya Mishra

    Reviews the distance-education research literature from the viewpoint of its structure, methodological concerns, and priority areas. Concludes that researchers in open and distance education are... More

    pp. 267-82

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  7. Evaluating the Productivity of Research Publications in Distance Education : An Application of Anova Model

    M. Suriya & Abdul Raheem, Annamalai University , Annamalainagar

    The present study investigates growth and complexity of research publications from 1972 to 1996. Through this study the author attempts to evaluate the status of the various geographic regions in... More

    pp. 283-300

  8. Evaluating the Productivity of Research Publications in Distance Education: An Application of Anova Model

    M Suriya & Abdul Raheem

    Investigates growth and complexity of research publications from 1972 to 1996. Evaluates status of the various geographic regions in promoting distance-education activities by means of their... More

    pp. 283-99

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  9. A Study of Student Workload for USP Physics Foundation Courses Offered at a Distance

    Suresh Garg, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi; Eileen Tuimaleali'ifano, University Extension, The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

    This paper seeks to address the issue of student workload with particular reference to the University of the South Pacific, University Extension Physics Foundation courses using a modified form of ... More

    pp. 301-312

  10. Employer Expectations and Quality Assurance in Open University of Sri Lanka Programmes

    Chandra Gunawardena, Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

    Universities are expected to assist in the creation and dissemination of qualitative knowledge and skills. Despite the increasing enrolment in higher education it has not been able to meet the... More

    pp. 313-322

  11. Using Satellite Technology for Special Orientation of Primary Teachers in Madhya Pradesh : A Study of Presentation Aspects and Production Values of Teleconferencing

    Dharam Praskash & Harmesh Lal, Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERI: New Delhi

    In this study, the authors investigate the role ofpresentation and production aspects in the effectiveness of teleconferencing sessions for teacher training. The authors found that language,... More

    pp. 323-330