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  • Supporting Distance Education Through Policy Development 

    Not available (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2000)
    During this course, we will introduce you to ways in which national educational policies can support distance education practices. We hope to provide you an in-depth introduction to distance education concepts –as well as ...

  • The Teacher Educator as a Professional 

    Gunawardena, C.; De Zoysa, S. (Srini) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
    A competent teacher educator is a role model and a guide to student teachers. Teacher educators develop their attributes and competencies as professionals and strive towards developing the same in their students. They are ...

  • The Teacher Educator as a Teaching and Learning Specialist 

    Lekamge, D. (Dayalatha); Ariyaratne, A. (Anoma) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
    Effective teaching and facilitation of learning are core educational activities. An effective teacher will be able to discover, incorporate, and apply new information, knowledge, and skills to student learning and development. ...

  • Fundamentals in ECD: Communications 

    Thornton, L. (Lucy) (South African Institute for Distance Education, 2006)
    This manual is for you, the ECD practitioner. You will use it to study for Fundamentals in Communications at NQF Level One. It is written so that you can work through it alone, or with other early childhood practitioners ...

  • Handbook on In-House Style for Course Development 

    Panda, S. (Santosh) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-03)
    The aims of this Handbook on In-house Style are to provide all those faculty engaged in developing self-learning materials for learners of open schools and distance learners at basic and school education with an understanding ...

  • Successful Project Management: Insights from Distance Education Practices 

    Tichapondwa, M. S. (Modesto S.); Tichapondwa, S. P. (Stephen P.) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
    The goal of this book is to provide a step-by-step guideline for managing projects in general, and managing distance education projects in particular. It is directed at two audiences, namely, practitioners who find themselves ...

  • Being a Teacher: Professional Challenges and Choices 

    Adendorff, M. (Mike); Mason, M. (Mark); Modiba, M. (Maropeng) (South African Institute for Distance Education, 2010)
    Teachers are not just teachers. They are also people. In straddling issues of both professional and personal identity, this module comes to grips with the professional choices teachers are required to make, and do make, ...

  • Learners and Learning 

    Moll, I. (Ian); Bradbury, J. (Jill); Winkler, G. (Gisela) (South African Institute for Distance Education, 2010)
    As its title suggests, Learners and Learning is a module that addresses most directly the central, core business of schooling. The aim of the module is to improve the teaching abilities of teachers. It accordingly promotes ...

  • Philosophy of Education 

    Gunga, S. O. (Samson O.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    Given that philosophy is not taught at pre-university levels in many countries, it is necessary to provide you with an elaborate overview. This module provides a background to the nature of philosophy and its purpose ...

  • History of Education 

    Enosi, S. (Ssemanda) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    You are welcome to this Module in History of Education, which covers part of the course in Professional Education Studies. To understand the meaning of History of education, you need to know the key words, History and ...

  • Comparative Education 

    Embozi, E. H. (Emmy H.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module provides a basis for educational comparisons aimed at creating an understanding of issues influencing the focus, structure, organization and practice of education at international level, regional level and local ...

  • Developmental Psychology 

    Phiri, J. T. (John T.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    As a teacher you will be expected to deal with learners of different backgrounds and with a variety of individual differences at different age levels. In order for you to effectively handle the learners you need to know ...

  • Learning Psychology 

    Denyeko, C. W. (Catherine W.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module has been divided into three units .These units have been arranged sequentially so that the concepts gained in unit one, will be a prerequisite for effective and clear understanding of concepts in unit two and ...

  • Educational Communication 

    Ekol, G. L. (George L.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module derives educational communication from the broad context of human communication. It begins by looking at interpersonal communication as presented by scholars such as Berlo and Schramm. Their models are used ...

  • Special Needs Education 

    Rutondoki, E. N. (Edward N.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    This module deals with special needs education. It defines the concept of this type of education, identifies its different types, and discusses the concept of inclusive education and inclusive classroom management practices. ...

  • Play, learning and the brain 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit examines the area of the brain based learning with a particular focus on the development of the young child's brain and is of particular relevance to those who work with young children. We begin by looking at the ...

  • Sociology of Education 

    Mihamitsy, C. (Cyrille) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    This module, titled ‘The Sociology of Education’, comprises four learning units. The first defines the concepts of society, socialization, education and sociological theories of education. The second and third units explore ...

  • Contemporary Issues in Education 

    Enosi, S. (Ssemanda) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    This Module covers Contemporary issues in Education both local and global. It embraces a wide array of selected developments, initiatives and innovations and reforms. These include the Millennium Development Goals, Human ...

  • Changes in science education 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Providing an overview of current issues in UK science education, this unit examines what type of science the curriculum should cover and for what purpose. The unit will introduce you to practical problems in the delivery ...

  • Key skills - making a difference 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit focuses on higher level skills. Skills development is complementary to other learning – it cannot be done in isolation. The higher level skills in this material aim to raise your awareness of the processes of ...