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Indian Journal of Open Learning

2002 Volume 11, Number 1

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Comparing Single Mode ODL Institutions in Asia: Management Styles, Pedagogical Activities and Educational Outcomes

    Weiyuan Zhang, Olugbemiro Jegede & Cecelia Tsui, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Fowie Ng & Louisa Kwok

    This paper reports on the general results of a comparative study of the open universities in Asia conducted by the Centre for Research in Distance and Adult Learning (CRIDAL) at the Open University... More

    pp. 7-21

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  2. Peer Support for Distance Learners

    Emily Wai-yee & Margaret Taplin, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    The provision of support services for students is an important component of distance education. Evidence exists to suggest that there is a positive relationship between students' academic... More

    pp. 23-39

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  3. Teaching of Science Courses in Distance Education: Comparative Studies between Audio-Graphics and Face-to-Face

    H Atan, A Rahman, A Azli & M Idrus, School of Distance Education, University Sains Malaysia, Pinang, Malaysia; G Ismail, University PendidiKan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia; M Saleh, Universiti PendidiKan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia

    A study was conducted to compare the differences in the learning outcomes of the interactive audio-graphics teaching with that of the traditional face-to-face teaching for students enrolling in the... More

    pp. 41-49

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  4. Using Computers in Distance Study: Results of a Survey amongst Disabled Distance Students

    Rainer Ommerborn & Rudolf Schuemer

    In the euphoria about new technologies in distance education there exists the danger of not sufficiently considering how ever increasing "virtualization" may exclude some student groups. An... More

    pp. 51-72

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  5. Using Computers in Distance Study : Results of a survey amongst disabled distance students

    Rainer Ommerborn & Rudolf Schuemer, FernUniversitat - Gesamthochschule, Hagen, Germany

    In the widespread euphoria about the new technologies in distance education we run the danger of not sufficiently considering how the ever increasing "virtualisation" may exclude some student... More

    pp. 51-72

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  6. Confidence of MBA Students in DE System Regarding Standard and Status - A Case of BOU

    Salma Karim & S.M Ahmmod, School of Business, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh

    Lack of face-to-face interaction and absence of close monitoring of the learners' performance are considered as the barriers in DE system to provide any professional degree like MBA. Learners in DE... More

    pp. 73-84

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  7. Evaluation of a Developmentally Tested and Revised Experiential Multiple Media Instructional Package on Women Distance Learners

    Annu Thomas, Reader, School of Continuing Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India; Satinder Bajaj, Director, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi, India

    A non-digitized prototype experiential, self-instructional, multiple media package was designed on the basis of a concept map. The prototype was developmentally tested on a group of 16 women... More

    pp. 85-93

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  8. Terminology and Teacher Communication

    Tuzlukova Victoria, Rostov State Pedagogical University, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation

    In the era of information technology, language plays a key role in the process of communication. This paper focuses on the linguistic aspects of computer mediated communication of EFL teachers... More

    pp. 95-102

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  9. Students' Pass Rates: A Case Study of lndira Gandhi National Open University Programmes

    M.V. Reddy, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

    This article makes a serious andscientific attempt to develop appropriate fonnulae and to apply them for finding out the students'pass out rates for different academic years of different programmes... More

    pp. 103-125

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  10. Empowerment of the Marginalised through Open Learning : Quest for an Alternative Body of Knowledge

    Debal Roy, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

    The concept of 'empowerment' of the marginalisedpeople has acquired a new connotation in recent years among the social scientists, policy planners, development activists, and also among the... More

    pp. 127-134

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  11. Online Self-Tests : A Powerful Tool for Self-study

    Manoj Killedar, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik

    'Any Where, Any Time' access to formative feedback about Self-study allows the distance learner to concentrate his Self-Studyprecisely on those content areas where his understanding is weak.... More

    pp. 135-146

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  12. Online Self-Tests: A Powerful Tool for Self-Study

    Manoj Killedar

    Examines vital design issues pertaining to the "Online Self-Test," a simple solution for dealing with concerns about lack of time and lack of motivation in distance education. Presents experiences ... More

    pp. 135-46

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  13. Self-Assessment of Distance Education Institutions : Identification of Parameters for Programme Assessment

    R.R. Rausaria & Nalini Lele, Distance Education Council, Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi

    In this paper we have identified and explained the parameters relevant for self-assessment and accreditation of programmes in distance mode institutions. We have explained in detail the reasons for... More

    pp. 147-157

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  14. Self-Assessment of Distance Education Institutions: Identification of Parameters for Programme Assessment

    R R. Rausaria & Nalini A. Lele

    Identifies and explains the parameters relevant for self-assessment and accreditation of programs in distance mode institutions. Discusses general perspectives on quality; defining quality in... More

    pp. 147-57

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