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American Journal of Distance Education

1991 Volume 5, Number 2

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Towards a Causal Model of Student Progress in Distance Education: Research in Hong Kong

    David Kember

    Presents a quantitative study of the development of a theoretical model of drop-outs from distance education courses. Data collected by the Distance Education Student Progress (DESP) questionnaire ... More

    pp. 3-15

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  2. Design and Implementation of an M.B.A. Program in the United Kingdom

    Gordon C. Dyer

    Describes the design and implementation of a program offered through the United Kingdom's Open University that leads to a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The national need for... More

    pp. 16-23

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  3. Project Management in the Development of Instructional Material for Distance Education: An Australian Overview

    David Ross

    Discussion of the development of instructional materials focuses on project management for developing materials for distance education. Various planning strategies are discussed, organizational... More

    pp. 24-30

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  4. Telecommunications-Based Training in Europe: A State-of-the-Art Report

    Betty A. Collis

    Reports on a seminar sponsored by the European Community that presented descriptions of projects involving the use of telecommunications for training and instruction via distance education. Topics ... More

    pp. 31-40

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  5. Distance Education in the United Kingdom Today: Current Trends

    Alan Tait

    Discusses the current state of distance education in the United Kingdom and Europe. Highlights include the Open University; Open Tech, for training and vocational development to aid in economic... More

    pp. 42-46

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  6. Features of Distance Education in Finland

    Jouni Immonen & Jorma Rinta-Kanto

    Describes distance education programs in Finland. Topics discussed include adult education and the development of vocational education; correspondence courses; the use of communications technology;... More

    pp. 47-50

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  7. Distance Education in Eastern Germany

    Horst Mohle

    Discusses the current state of distance education in eastern Germany. Goals of distance education for higher education and technical studies are explained, including the role of the teachers and... More

    pp. 51-54

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  8. The Challenge of Distance Education in China

    Fuwen Gao

    Discussion of distance education in China focuses on the development of a satellite television-based multimedia education system. The link between education and socioeconomic progress is discussed;... More

    pp. 54-58

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  9. China's Network of Radio and Television Universities

    Renfang Wei

    Describes China's distance learning network of Radio and Television Universities whose objective is to provide higher education, vocational education, professional and job-related training, and... More

    pp. 59-64

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  10. Overview of Spanish and Latin American Distance Higher Education

    Jose Luis Garcia Garrido

    Provides a brief overview of Spanish and Latin American distance education programs for higher education and describes the three most important institutions: (1) the Spanish UNED (Universidad... More

    pp. 64-68

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