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Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning

2006 Volume 10, Number 1

Editors

Alison J. Fields

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. E-mentoring: Providing online careers advice and guidance

    Russell Booth, Career Services Rapuara

    Pathfinder is a free online career guidance tool which allows registered users to answer questions about themselves, generate career ideas, and gain support through the decisionmaking process.... More

    pp. 6-14

  2. Addressing efficiency and quality of marking in essay assessment with e-learning support

    Eva Heinrich, Massey University

    The value of formative assessment using essays is clearly defined in the educational literature. Essays focus on the highest-level learning outcomes of analysing, evaluating, and creating.... More

    pp. 15-25

  3. Supporting learners: The tension between institutional provision and learners’ expectations

    Judith Henderson, Christchurch College of Education

    The rapid growth of open, distance, online, and flexible qualification programmes over the last decade has introduced a new set of challenges for tertiary education providers. Study from a distance... More

    pp. 26-35

  4. Open source software and the New Zealand education system: A response to Roy

    Richard Wyles, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

    Software is ubiquitous in twenty-first-century developed societies. Software now permeates all aspects of our lives, from farm production and the telephones we use to the education we receive or... More

    pp. 36-41

  5. Global picture, local lessons: E-learning policy and accessibility

    Fiona Murray, Massey University

    An integrated pan-sector e-learning strategy is being developed by the New Zealand government through the Ministry of Education. An integral part of that strategy will be the development of a... More

    pp. 42-45