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Indian Journal of Open Learning

Jun 25, 1993 Volume 2, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. An Innovative Distance Education Programme for Hospital Managers

    Sara Varghese, Coordinator. Continuing Medical Education. Christian Medical College. Vellore,; B.M Pulimood, Director, Christian Medical College, Vellore.; M.C Senguttavan, Tutor Guide, Continuing Medical Education, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

    We continue to be asked whether or not distance mode of education can take care of areas like medicine, engineering, sciences and technology. Obviously, the question is partly born of a bias and... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Application of Distance Mode of Learning for Regular On-campus Students in the Teaching of Pharmacology

    M.V. Natu, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana-141008, Punjab; Tejinder Singh, Reader in Paediatrics, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana-141008, Punjab; Alex Zachariah, Professor of Medicine and Principal. Christian Medical College. Ludhiana-141008. Punjab

    This is the second article on medical education in this issue. Our interest in this brief presentation lies partly in the contrast it shows when read together with the fustarticle and psctly in the... More

    pp. 7-9

  3. Science Teaching in Open University System

    B.P. Narasimharao, lndira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre, Madras - 600035, Tamil Nadu; R. Sarada

    This is the third cuticle in the science-related trio presented in this number. Thefust two pertain to medical education, while this one deals with the tuching of sciences in general. One who is... More

    pp. 11-16

  4. Contact Session in Distance Education : An Asset As Well As a Burden

    Bade Agboola, Faculty of Education, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria

    This paper examines the need for and usefulness of organising contact sessions as part of course delivery systems in distance education for adults in a formal education system. Contact session is... More

    pp. 17-22

  5. Treatment Given To Assignment-Responses at the Correspondence ~nstitutesA: Study of Students' Reactions

    H.C.S Rathore, Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Uttar Pradesh

    This paper together with the one that precedes this and the one that follows constitute the trio on student concerns presented in this issue. Each of thwe articlw focuses on specific issues. IIhis ... More

    pp. 23-27

  6. Improving the Multi-Cultural Relevance of Distance Education Programmes

    Barry Wills, Statewide Director of Distance Education, University of Alaska System. Anchorage. Alaska

    "By any measure., teaching at a distance is challenging. These challenges increase exponentially when instruction is delivered to multicultural audience. To increase instructional effectiveness,... More

    pp. 29-31

  7. Upgrading Distance Education System for National Development

    V.D Madan, School of Sciences, lndua Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi - 110068

    Distance Education System is recognised as a reformative system because of its- capacity to provide need-based education to diverse categories of students in accordance with their choice of... More

    pp. 33-40

  8. Second Language Teacher Education at a Distance : A Case

    K. Murugan, Assistant Regional Director. IGNOU Regional Centre, Madras

    Confronted with the problem of number, the Central Institute of Englishand Foreign Languages, Hyderabad. India. (CIEFL, for short) in earnest introduced in early 1970s. off-campus training... More

    pp. 41-45

  9. English as a Medium of Instruction in Distance Education-3

    B. Koul, Director, Division of Distance Education, lndira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi-110068; Charlotte Creed, Project Research Officer, Overseas Education Unit, Leeds University, Leeds.

    'this articleis the third in the series entitled "English as aMedium of Instruction inDistance Educntion". Earlierwe presentedfour casestudies -India, Mauritius, Nigeria and Zimbabwe - in order to ... More

    pp. 47-54