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Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning

ISBN-10: 0749437405

ISBN-13: 9780749437404

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Ormond Simpson

List price: $165.00
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Description:

This is a guide for educators wanting to come to terms with their support role in open and distance learning. It covers all aspects of student support, from tuition and counselling through to the broad range of delivery methods available.
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 237
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Simpson is Director of the Open University's Centre for Educational Guidance and Student Support, and has over 25 years' experience of developing, researching and practising student support.

Series Editor's foreword
Preface to the second edition
Introduction
Models and definitions
Background to student support
Non-academic student support: advising
Academic support: tuition
Delivering student support at a distance
Student support face to face
Delivering student support by computer
Computer conferencing in student support: online tuition and support
Media for student support
Student support outside the institution
Learning skills development and student support
Student support for different students
Student support for access, acquisition, retention and retrieval
Theories of student support
Structures and quality in student support
Staff development and appraisal for support
Epilogue: the future of student support in ODL
References
Index