Learner Support in Distance Education and Training

OMDE 608 | 3 Credits

An introduction to the theories and concepts of support for learners in distance education and training. Various types of learner support, including tutoring and teaching; advising and counseling; and library, registrar, and other administrative services, are examined. Discussion addresses management issues, such as planning, organizational models, staffing and staff development, designing services to meet learner needs, serving special groups, and evaluation and applied research.

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