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Indian Journal of Open Learning

1996 Volume 5, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Intelligence and Attitude of Off-Campus and On Campus Students Towards Education

    Bhoodev Singh, Reader, Faculty of Education (K), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; H.C Chaturvedi, Lecturer, Dept. of Education, R.R.P.O. College, Amethi Distt. Sultanpur (U.P.)

    Academic credibility of distance/open learning system has been well established though the debate on its comparability with face-to-face education still continues in some academic circles. The... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. An Assessment of Motivation of Distance Learners - A Case Study

    Sivaswaroop Patheneni, IGNOU Regional Centre, 57/62, Arera Colony, Bhopal - 462016

    Sustenance of Distance Educatwn Institutions (DEIs) depends mainly on the continuance of students with those Inrtitutions. In other wordr, it depends on themotivation of the Distance learners (DLs)... More

    pp. 9-16

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  3. Problems of Women Students in Distance Education in India

    H.C.S Rathore, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Kamachha, Varanasi-221010.; Sunil Singh & Gunjan Dubey, Junior Research Fellows in Education, Faculty of Education, Banaras Hindu University, Kamachha, Varanasi-221010.

    Gender bbed studies ofproblems of distance learners find an important place in Distance Education research.A structured questionnaire, posing 1Oproblem.r expected to be faced by womenpursuing... More

    pp. 17-27

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  4. Language Bias in Self-Learning and its Impact on Enrolment in National Open School

    Kashinath Chakraborty, 1A/25, Mitra Compound (North), Midnapme-721101, West Bengal

    National Open School (NOS) has been functioning since 1989-90, and imparting education at the Secondary and Senior Secondary Stages. The mediums of instruction in NOS till 1994 were Hindi and... More

    pp. 28-33

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  5. Regular Telecasts by IGNOU: Feedback from Students

    Sisir Basu, Communication Division, IGNOU, New Delhi

    Sisir Basu's study presented here is perhaps the first attempt to assess the impact of ZGNOU video programmes on the students of the University. The Indian Television Doordharshan has been... More

    pp. 34-43

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  6. Quality Issues in Lab. Courses of IGNOU: An Insiders' Perspective

    V. Raghavan, School of Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi - 110068; V. Ranga, STRIDE,Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi-110068

    Organising laboratory programmes for science courses is a challenging task. Indira Gandhi Nationd Open University (ZGNOU) has been tlying to come to grips with the problems involved in implementing... More

    pp. 44-51

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  7. Strategies in Preparing Open University Learners For Science Programmes

    Damayanti Devi, Associate Professor of Zoology, Dr. B.R. Arnbedkar Open University, Hyderabad.

    Teaching science courses through distance mode is still a challenge before distance educators in the developing countriis. Although tons of literature is available on this subject, the experience... More

    pp. 52-58

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  8. Managing Distance Education in the Department: The Role of the Chair

    Michael Miller, Assistant Professor, Higher Education Administration Program, 206 Wilson Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, U.S.A., (205) 348-1170, Fax: (205) 348-1170, United States; Dann Husmann, Lecturer, Center for Vocational and Continuing Education, 226 Teacher Education Building, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, U.S.A, United States; Brian Garavalia, Assistant Professor, Department of Vocational Education, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia 31698-0080, U.S.A., United States

    Distance education has come to play a dynamic role in the offering of higher education throughout the world. Much of the attention to this growth, however, has focused exclusively on the... More

    pp. 59-65

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