Distance Learning

Distance Learning

by Hemalata Iyer
     
 

Nine articles discuss information support services for distance education. Iyer (information science and policy, State U. of New York, Albany) categorizes them as either focusing on innovative ways to access Web resources or specific programs. Topics include technical, pedagogical, and fiscal aspects of learning networks; the role of consortia; the literature on user… See more details below

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Nine articles discuss information support services for distance education. Iyer (information science and policy, State U. of New York, Albany) categorizes them as either focusing on innovative ways to access Web resources or specific programs. Topics include technical, pedagogical, and fiscal aspects of learning networks; the role of consortia; the literature on user and staff issues; and outcome assessment. Co-published as The reference librarian, no.77, 2002. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789020529
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
The Reference Librarian Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Challenges and Benefits of Asynchronous Learning Networks
  • What Distance Learners Should Know About Information Retrieval on the World Wide Web
  • Yahoo! Do You Google? Virtual Reference Overview
  • The Growing and Changing Role of Consortia in Providing Direct and Indirect Support for Distance Higher Education
  • Instructional Services for Distance Education
  • Virtually Teaching: Library Instruction via the Web
  • Information Literacy at Ulster County Community College: Going the Distance
  • Implications of Culture in Distance Education
  • Assessing Outcomes with Nursing Research Assignments and Citation Analysis of Student Bibliographies
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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