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 	CONTENTS
Introduction
Yusra Laila Visser, Lya Visser, and Michael Simonson 000
PART I:
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON TRENDS AND
ISSUES IN DISTANCE EDUCATION
1. A Survey of Progressive and Conservative Trends in Education
with Implications for Distance Education Practice
Brent G. Wilson 000
2. Quality, Accreditation and Recognition: Issues in the Delivery of
Transnational Education
Andrea Hope 000
3. The Long and Short of Distance Education: Trends and Issues
from a Planetary Human Development Perspective
Jan Visser 000
4. 4. Distance education Reappraised: Emerging Trends in
Traditional Universities and Corporate Training Institutions
Francois Marchessou 000
5. 5. What the World Needs Now: International Research on
Distance Education
Deborah LaPointe 000
PART II:
INTERVIEWS WITH INTERNATIONAL LEADERS IN
DISTANCE EDUCATION
6. Defining Trends and Issues in Distance Education:
An Interview with Don Ely
Lya Visser and Kristen Gagnon 000
7. A Career in International Distance Education:
An Interview with Barbara Spronk
Michael Simonson and Margaret Crawford 000
8. University-wide Distance Education Implementation:
An Interview with Robert Morgan
Ray J. Amirault and Jeffery Sievert 000
9. Personal Perspectives on Trends and Issues in Distance
Education: An Interview with Otto Peters
Lya Visser and Meira van der Spa 000
PART III:
NATIONAL AND REGIONAL CASE STUDIES IN
DISTANCE EDUCATION
10. Open and Distance Learning for Developing Countries:
Is the Cup Half Full or is it Still Half Empty?
Tony Dodds 000
11. The Promise of M-learning for Distance Education in
South Africa and Other Developing Nations
Lya Visser and Paul West 000
12. British Distance Education: A Proud Tradition
Steve Wheeler 000
13. Distance Education in Turkey: Experiences and Issues
Ugur Demiray 000
14. Supporting Distance Learning in Brazil:
Applications of a Multimedia Digital Library
Fredric Michael Litto 000
15. Open and Distance Learning Enhanced through ICTs:
A Toy for Africa¿s Elite or an Essential Tool for
Sustainable Development?
Bob Day 000
16. The role of Distance Education in Turkish Women¿s Education
Emine Demiray and Sensu Curabay 000
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17. ¿Thank You for not Forgetting Us¿: A Reflection on the Trials,
Tribulations, and Take-off of Distance Education in
Mozambique
Muriel Visser-Valfrey, Jan Visser, and Miguel Buendia 000
PART IV:
DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT TRENDS FOR
INTERNATIONAL DISTANCE EDUCATION
18. Learning Management Systems (LMS) for Web-based
Distance Education: An International Review
Wei-yuan Zhang and Lixun Wang 000
19. Trends in Distance Education Technologies from an
International Vantage Point
Michael Simonson 000
20. Dynamism and Evolution in Student Support and Instruction in
Distance Education: Implications for International Distance
Education
Yusra Laila Visser 000
About the Authors 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Distance education.