The Mechanical Pencil
Concepts in Distance Education
The purpose of this book is to define and explain concepts in distance learning academia. The intended audience are students, faculty, staff and managers at tertiary education organizations. The ten chapters elucidate factors, concepts and trends which increasingly effect the academic environment of distance learning, such as:
-culture, identity and equity
-OpenEducational Resources (OER)
-Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
About the Author
Luke Strongman teaches communication and humanities at the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.