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Indian Journal of Open Learning

1995 Volume 4, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Anxiety Levels and Factors which Engender them among Tertiary Distance Learners

    Olugbemiro Jegede, Research & Evaluation Section Education Centre, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, AUSTRALIA-4350, Australia

    This paper reports on a study of anxiety levels of distance learners and their opinions about factors which affect their anxiety towards studying by the distar~ce mode. The study was prompted by... More

    pp. 1-6

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  2. Cultural Considerations in the Offering of Courses through Distance Education Technologies

    T. Miller, Assistant Professor, Programme in Administration in Higher Education, 206 Wilson Hall, University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, U.S.A. (205) 348-1170, Fax:(205) 348-2161, United States; E. Husmann, Lecturer, Department of Continuing and Vocational Education, 276 Teacher EducationBuilding University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A. (608) 263-2481, Fax: (608) 262-7751, United States

    The use and need for distance educa6ion has increased dramatically during the past decade as economic, professional, and geographic barriers have limited access to the traditional classroom. In... More

    pp. 7-10

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  3. Techonology and Distance Education

    Hidetoshi Kato, Director-General, National Institute of Multimedia Education (NIME)

    This is an edited version of the key-note address by Hidetoshi Kato to the Seminar on "Open Learning and New Communication Technologies" organised jointly by the Indira Gandhi National Open... More

    pp. 11-14

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  4. Personal Contact Programmes of Correspondence Institutes in India : An Evaluation

    H.C.S Rathore, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Kamachha, Varanasi-221010.

    The author randomly selected 14 Correspondence Institutes from allover India and 2M) students from each. A questionnaire was mailed to 2800 students and interviews of the staff in them were taken. ... More

    pp. 15-21

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  5. Student Support Services : A Perspective from the National Open School

    Neelam Sinha, Project Fellow, Student Support Services, National Open School, Delhi.

    Support Services' as a term in the discourse patterns of distance/open learning points to a variety of connotations. As an area of study, it is enriched by bodies of theory as well as years of... More

    pp. 22-25

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  6. Emergence of Distance Education Professionals in India: A Profile of the First Cohort M.A.3 in Distance Education

    S.P Mullick, Professor, STRIDE, IGNOU, New Delhi.

    One of the major problems faced by the distance education systems in the developiug countries, including that of India is the paucity of human resources. Where the academic traditions are still... More

    pp. 26-31

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  7. Distance Education During the 90's : An Annotated Bibliography

    Vatsala Jambunathan, 32, BASANT, G.D. Somani Marg, Opp. G.D. Somani School, Coffe Parade, Bombay-400005

    The developing countries, including India are at a disadvantage in acquiring or generating sufficient new literature on variousaspects of Distance Education and its current practices. Distance... More

    pp. 32-37

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