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Staff and Educational Development International

1997 Volume 1, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Creating Educational Technologies: Issues for Staff and Educational Development

    Terry Evans & Daryl Nation

    Staff development should be a process in which members of an organization examine and improve their professional performance constantly. Specialists in staff development, with interest in the newer... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Future Developments in Teaching and Learning within Higher Education

    Fred Lockwood

    Identifies dramatic changes in higher education and argues that developments in information technology will make significant contributions to learning and teaching. Concludes that future... More

    pp. 19-27

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  3. Access At-a-Distance: Purposes and Pedagogy

    Ellie Chambers

    Examines recent attempts by the Open University to widen access to higher education in the United Kingdom through provision of distance-taught access materials which may be studied prior to... More

    pp. 39-46

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  4. Preservice Training of Teachers through Distance Education: Critical Appraisal and Suggestions

    H C. S. Rathore

    Distance education will be in demand as the need for trained teachers in India in the near future will be greater than the availability of conventional training. Suggestions for ensuring quality in... More

    pp. 47-58

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  5. Teaching Science through Distance Mode in the USP Region: Practices, Concerns and Search for Quality

    Suresh Garg & Suresh C. Sharma

    Discussion of Total Quality Management in distance education focuses on science education offered through the University Extension (UE) of the University of South Pacific (Fiji). Suggests a... More

    pp. 59-67

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  6. The Role of Feedback in Utilization of Multimedia Courseware

    Myint Swe Khine

    Reports on a study that investigated the possible interaction effects between three levels of feedback (i.e., no feedback, knowledge of results, and elaborative feedback) and level of field... More

    pp. 79-85

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  7. Educational Technology for Effective Distance Teacher Education

    N K. Dash & M B. Menon

    Explains the concepts of distance education and educational technology and describes the major objectives of teacher education. Discusses the teacher education programs of Indira Gandhi National... More

    pp. 87-100

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