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The Survey Of Distance Learning Programs In Higher Education

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574400878
Genre : Education
File Size : 41.79 MB
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The study is based on data from 45 higher education distance learning programs, with mean revenues of approximately $2.35 million. Data is broken out by size and type of college, for public and private colleges and for high, medium and low growth enrollment distance learning programs. The 200-page report presents more than 750 tables of data exploring many facets of distance learning programs, including revenues, cost structure, rates of pay, student demographics, program growth rates, current and planned use of new technologies, catering to special populations, and many other financial and business aspects of managing distance learning programs.
Category: Education

Library Services For Open And Distance Learning

Author : Alexander L. Slade
ISBN : 1563087456
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 86.18 MB
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Identifying and describing more Than 750 works published since its precursor was completed in 1995, This book provides a comprehensive record of the current literature about distance and open learning in post-secondary education programs. The authors cover all types of materials from around the world, ranging from brief news items to major research reports and dissertations. Special emphasis is given to Web-based distance education.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Administrative Leadership In Open And Distance Learning Programs

Author : Buyuk, Koksal
ISBN : 9781522526469
Genre : Education
File Size : 79.9 MB
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The face of education is constantly being transformed due to rapid changes in technology. It is imperative that leadership trends and techniques be evaluated in the educational field, particularly in reference to alternative learning programs. Administrative Leadership in Open and Distance Learning Programs is a pivotal scholarly resource that discusses emerging issues surrounding the administration of non-traditional education practices. Highlighting relevant topics that include policy development, quality assurance, accreditation, and assessment systems, this publication is an ideal reference source for educators, academicians, graduate students, and researchers that are interested in the progression of open and distance education.
Category: Education

Survey Of Library Database Licensing Practices

Author :
ISBN : 9781574400939
Genre : Computers
File Size : 76.19 MB
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The study presents data from 90 libraries – corporate, legal, college, public, state, and non-profit libraries – about their database licensing practices. More than half of the participating libraries are from the USA, and the rest are from Canada, Australia, the UK, and other countries. Data is broken out by type and size of library, we well as for overall level of database expenditure. The 100+ page study, with more than 400 tables and charts, presents benchmarking data enabling librarians to compare their library's practices to peers in many areas related to licensing. Metrics provided include: percentage of licenses from consortiums, spending on consortium dues, time spent seeking new consortium partners, number of consortium memberships maintained; growth rate in the percentage of licenses obtained through consortiums; expectation for consortium purchases in the future; number of licenses, growth rate in the number of licenses, spending on licenses for directories, electronic journals, e-books, and magazine/newspaper databases; future spending plans on all of the above; price inflation experienced for electronic resources in business, medical, humanities, financial, market research, social sciences and many other information categories; price inflation for e-books, electronic directories, journals, and newspaper/magazine databases; percentage of licenses that require passwords; percentage of licenses that have simultaneous access restrictions; spending on legal services related to licenses, percentage of libraries that have threatened to sue a database vendor; percentage of libraries that have been threatened with suits by database vendors; number of hours spent in reviewing license contracts; percentage of contracts that require contract terms be kept secret; level of awareness of the terms of other libraries contracts; contract terms regarding inter-library loan; success rates in seeking changes in license contracts; percentage of libraries that have paid an article processing fee or received a rebate as compensation for open access; number of articles obtained through digital repositories; planned development of digital repositories; use of journal archives provided for free after an embargo period; use of Google Scholar; percentage that report loss of perpetual access to journal archives; percentage of journal contracts that guarantee perpetual access; use of grants for financing databases; use of charge backs and departmental contributions to finance database licensing; percentage that outsource copyright clearance; plans for the elimination of paper-base course reserves; expectations for renewing current database subscriptions; number of databases tried on a free trial basis; rated reliability of usage statistics obtained from database vendors; staff time spent on service interruption issues.
Category: Computers

Survey Of Assessment Practices In Higher Education

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574401004
Genre : Education
File Size : 30.50 MB
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The Survey of Assessment Practices in Higher Education presents results from an assessment benchmarking study with more than 80 participants. The study presents data on college assessment efforts, including but not limited to: the size, budget and scope college assessment offices, salaries for assessment officers, number of employees working on assessment issues in and out of assessment offices, the use of standardized testing, types of tests used, use and type of remedial courses, use of incentives to take standardized assessment tests, use of instructor evaluation questionnaires and other methods of instructor evaluation, impact of assessment on merit-based pay, tenure and other personnel decisions; methods for evaluating adjunct and regular faculty; level of faculty involvement in assessment; impact of curriculum changes, use of survey software in assessment, use of assessment consultants, seminars and other services – and many other aspects of college assessment programs and policies.
Category: Education

Distance Education A Systems View Of Online Learning

Author : Michael G. Moore
ISBN : 9781133715450
Genre : Education
File Size : 61.87 MB
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The most comprehensive and authoritative text on the subject, DISTANCE EDUCATION, Third Edition, retains its emphasis on a systems approach to the organization and selection of material. The text is researched-based and grounded in solid principles of teaching and learning. The authors apply their broad experience and expertise as they explain how to design and teach courses online--including the latest technologies employed, characteristics of learners, organizational structures, and current policy and global perspectives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Law Library Benchmarks

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574401042
Genre : Law
File Size : 40.78 MB
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Primary Research Group has published Law Library Benchmarks, 2008-09 Edition, ISBN #1-57440-104-1. Data in the report is based on a survey of 55 North American law libraries drawn from law firm, private company, university, courthouse and government agency law libraries. Data is broken out by size and type of library for ease in benchmarking. The study is available from Primary Research Group or from major book distributors worldwide. The report is available as a PDF, print copy, or through various site licenses.
Category: Law

Survey Of Academic Library Use Of Instructional Technology

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574401073
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 66.98 MB
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Survey of academic libraries, chiefly in the United States and Canada, on their use of classroom response systems (clickers); whiteboards, tablets, and other presentation aids; internet technologies such as instant messaging, blogs, wikis, podcasting, photo sharing, online simulations/tutorials, virtual classroom/reality software, virtual reference software, and course management systems; instructional budgets; instructional computer labs; and instructional furniture.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

International Survey Of Library Museum Digitization Projects

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574401059
Genre : Art
File Size : 68.19 MB
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The International Survey of Library & Museum Digitization Projects presents detailed data about the management and development of a broad range of library special collection and museum digitization projects. Data is broken out by type of digitization project (ie text, photograph, film, audio, etc) size and type of institution, annual spending on digitization and other variables. The report presents data and narrative on staffing, training, funding, technology selection, outsourcing, permissions and copyright clearance, cataloging, digital asset management, software and applications selection, marketing and many other issues of interest to libraries and museums that are digitizing aspects of their collections.
Category: Art

Libraries The Mega Internet Sites

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ISBN : 9781574400960
Genre : Education
File Size : 71.83 MB
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This report presents data from more than 120 academic, special and public libraries about how they use and relate to the mega-internet sites such as Google, Yahoo, Facebook, MySpace, eBay, Amazon, and others.
Category: Education

Distance Education In Nursing

Author : Karen H. Frith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
ISBN : 9780826109460
Genre : Medical
File Size : 41.79 MB
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A Doodyís Core Title! ì[This book] addresses issues that cut across a wide range of best practices and the effect of technology on learning. [It includes] sound principles, new and creative ideas, [and] many implications for future research. What can and cannot be taught online? How are faculty best assisted in learning a new role? Who are the students in this geographically and culturally diverse learning community?... I know that you will enjoy this book because it combines current practices and research with building a foundation of knowledge that takes us into the future.î Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean, School of Nursing Fairfield University This award-winning text, now in its third edition, integrates new digital teaching strategies with current distance education practices. Extensive revisions, seven new chapters, and an innovative format facilitate the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of distance curriculum in undergraduate and graduate programs. New content promotes mobile computing in distance education, faculty preparation, quality improvement, learning in context, clinical reasoning, ethical comportment, and writing skills, and addresses the challenges of accreditation for distance programs. The text helps teachers assess their teaching strategies and try new methods in selected courses to enhance outcomes. Practical hints and key points focus on supporting learner success, using learning objects, and more.. Special features include an author-hosted blog and website to enhance and extend learning. The text is designed for RN-BSN, MSN, PhD, and DNP levels and will also be beneficial for health care organizations that provide online continuing education. This New Edition: Integrates new, contextually based teaching modalities with current distance education practices Includes seven new chapters with learning objectives, benchmarking, and mobile computing (with Web 2.0 tools) possibilities Provides specific suggestions for overcoming barriers to online classes and other paradigm shifts Features teaching approaches, course and program design, and case examples Offers an author-managed blog and website , updated continually
Category: Medical

Neoliberal Transformation Of Education In Turkey

Author : K. Inal
ISBN : 9781137097811
Genre : Education
File Size : 40.21 MB
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Neoliberal policies have had an impact on educational systems globally. This book provides a detailed and critical analysis of neoliberal educational policies and reforms in Turkey by focusing on the Justice and Development Party's reform efforts over the last eight years.
Category: Education

Teaching And Learning At A Distance

Author : Michael R. Simonson
ISBN : 0132487314
Genre : Education
File Size : 59.80 MB
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Teaching and Learning at a Distance: Foundations of Distance Education, Fifth Edition, provides its readers with the most comprehensive coverage on the market today of information about distance education in the 21st century. Primarily written for pre-service teachers, corporate trainers, and staff development programs that discuss teaching distant learners or managing distance education systems. Readers will be better equipped with the knowledge and ability to select appropriate strategies for teaching the distant learner and how to implement this new knowledge in a distance learning program, so important to today's educational culture.
Category: Education

Going The Distance

Author : Susan J. Clayton
ISBN : UOM:39015066830608
Genre : Computers
File Size : 71.41 MB
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Going the distance looks at the best ways to design, deliver, colllaborate, and assess distance instruction. --pref.
Category: Computers

Distance Education

Author : Barry Donald Willis
ISBN : 0877782687
Genre : Education
File Size : 21.40 MB
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Category: Education

Handbook Of Research On Instructional Systems And Technology

Author : Kidd, Terry T.
ISBN : 9781599048666
Genre : Computers
File Size : 71.44 MB
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"This book provides information on different styles of instructional design methodologies, tips, and strategies on how to use technology to facilitate active learning and techniques to help faculty and researchers develop online instructional and teaching materials. It enables libraries to provide a foundational reference for researchers, educators, administrators, and others in the context of instructional systems and technology"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Computers

Complete Book Of Distance Learning Schools

Author : Jerry Thomas Ice
ISBN : UOM:39015054240992
Genre : Reference
File Size : 58.71 MB
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Profiles five hundred accredited distance learning schools with undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States, with information on majors, admissions requirements, tuition, financial aid, transfer credits, and degrees.
Category: Reference