Explores the barriers and benefits to education that displacement may bring, as well as the specific challenges for education in the context of internal displacement.
An Introduction to Distance Education is a comprehensive look at the field today, outlining current theories, practices and goals. The book reviews the influence of past distance education theory and practice, along with current changes. It outlines the practical skills and information that are essential to effective distance education design, delivery and navigation.
This volume brings together seminal contributors who have and who are currently researching and shaping our understanding and practice of distance education. A discussion of past and present practices in higher and distance education leads to an understanding of accessible education and the appropriate use of Web 2.0 technology.
Utilizing a student-guided approach, each chapter offers the following pedagogical features to engage and support the teaching and learning process:
A perfect textbook for Educational Technology PhD, Masters and Certificate programs, students will find An Introduction to Distance Education a solid foundation from which to explore and develop new approaches to designing and implementing online courses.a
<i>A Companion to the Philosophy of Education</i> is a comprehensive guide to philosophical thinking about education.</i> <br><ul><br><li>Offers a state-of-the-art account of current and controversial issues in education, including issues pertaining to multiculturalism, special education, sex education, and academic freedom. <br><li>Written by an international team of leading experts, who are directly engaged with these profound and complex educational problems. <br><li>Serves as an indispensable guide to the field of philosophy of education.</li></ul>
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