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Indian Journal of Open Learning

1998 Volume 7, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Distance Education Programme : A Precursor to National Manpower Development in Lesotho

    Dele Braimoh, National University of Lesotho, Southern Africa

    Many professionals in Adult Education who practice in Lesotho, like other parts of the world, need and desire furtherstudies, in the form of non-formal continuing education in order to improve... More

    pp. 155-170

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  2. Distance Learners' Call for Conventional Ways of Teaching

    J.S. Mirza, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    A survey conducted in early 1997 of distance learners at the OpenUniversity Hong Kong to gauge their level of comfortability with distance-learningstyled tutorials delivered in F2F mode. It... More

    pp. 171-178

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  3. Language Learning at a Distance via Computer

    William Harrel, Knowledge Network, Houston, Texas, USA, United States

    Although computer have been frequently used in the teaching of second languages in traditional educational settings, foreign language teaching at a distance has all but ignored the potential that... More

    pp. 179-190

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  4. Need for Quality in Assessment - Part I: Concept of Assessment of Science Laboratory Courses in Open Learning System

    S. Kannan, School of Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi; V. Raghavan, International Cell, IGNOU, New Delhi; Ved Goel, Commonwealth Secretariat, London

    This paper traces the role of assessment in science education as available in developing countries. It stresses the need to redefine the assessment system in order to infuse a sense of... More

    pp. 191-198

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  5. Study of Skill Development Through Distance Education

    S. Sreekumar, J.N. Government College, Port Blail, India

    Distance education facilitates the development of managerial skills. This study empirically examines the extent of attainment of skills through distance mode, the impact of multi-media on career of... More

    pp. 199-204

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  6. Student Support and Quality Indicators in Distance Learning

    S. Kishore, IGNOU Regional Centre, Chennai, India

    Student support service (SSS) has been recognized as an integral and essential component of distance teaching-learning and provision of SSS predominantly guides the learners for self-study and... More

    pp. 205-212

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  7. Inservice Primary Teacher Training Through Distance Education in Madhya Pradesh

    P.K Sahoo & M. Khan, Inservice Primary Teacher Training through Distance Education in Madhya Pradesh

    The present study was conducted with 102 trainees of Basic TrainingInstitute level who were undergoing inservice distance teacher training in the state of Madhya Pradesh with regard to their... More

    pp. 213-224

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