Distance Education

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IDEAL Distance Education and Blended Learning Handbook

2018

This handbook is a practical guide that supports the delivery of quality distance education programming.

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New Models for Distance Classes in Adult Education

2015

This guide describes the classes of a number of distance education teachers who have adjusted their courses to incorporate college and career ready skills, enriching the online experience for students.

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An Instructional Media Selection Guide for Distance Learning- Implications for Blended Learning Featuring an Introduction to Virtual Words

2010

This report provides an overview that adult educators can use to select the most appropriate media for a variety of distance learning contexts. 

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Distance Learning in Adult Basic Education: A Review of the Literature

2011

The purpose of this literature review is to provide background information about distance learning (DL) in adult basic education (ABE), specifically, to identify program design and policy implications to inform the use of distance education (DE) for GED® students in rural Pennsylvania.

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Investigating the Language and Literacy Skills Required for Independent Online Learning

2008

This resource reports on a study undertaken to investigate the levels of literacy and language proficiency needed for adult learners to undertake independent online learning.

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Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners

2008

This resource reports the findings from the Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners(the GO Project). 

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Expanding Access to Adult Literacy with Online Distance Education

2003

This resource traces the history of distance education, defines commonly used terms, and examines the potential online education has to meet the adult basic learners' needs.

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Using Assessment to Guide Instructional Planning for Distance Learners

2004

This paper suggests that certain types of assessment can create a foundation for effective lesson planning at a distance.

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