The following course outline is for this Semester and it is downloadable from the hyperlink. The course will be removed after the Semester. The course is a 3-credit hour course and requires you to undertake some practicals. These will be included later in the Semester. You will also have to take a minimum of three TMAs, these had been scheduled for three weekly interval and shall be made available later.in the new outline. I am giving you in some of the topics a combination of full texts and powerpoint presentations.Use these for your self paced study. Post questions to me in my e-mail box if you have any difficulties or any questions. At the end of the course descriptions below, I also provide you some references for further reading.
RET 601: OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING MODELS AND CONTEXTS
Early Years of Distance Education
Generations of Open and Distance Learning
Technology and Distance Education
RET 713 RESEARCH METHODS IN OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING
Purpose and steps in Research
Reviewing Literature in ODL: are there limits?
RET 715 E-LEARNING, TECHNOLOGY AND THE THIRD LEG IN ODL
The early days of Educational Technology
The development of e-learning as a discipline
ICT and Education
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