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PERSPECTIVES ON DISTANCE EDUCATION - Skills Development through Distance Education

PERSPECTIVES ON DISTANCE EDUCATION - Skills Development through Distance Education

"OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING PROVIDES a means to accessing the skills needed for development. The demands for training from the labour market are very large and ongoing; the demands from young people seeking employment or wanting to become self-employed are critical. This book examines the various aspects of delivering skills training by open and distance learning: the stakeholders; the learners; the curriculum; designing, developing and delivering the courses; supporting the students; training the staff; accrediting the results and assuring the quality of training. It also looks at ways of teaching practical skills. The final chapter brings everything together by showing how all of these various processes can be managed from an institutional context. The writers and case studies are drawn... Show More
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