Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

  • Umesh Chandra Pandey
  • Verlaxmi Indrakanti
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  • ISBN-10: 1522526226
  • ISBN-13: 9781522526223
  • DDC: 379
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 427 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Education plays a vital role in the positive development of communities at both a local and global level. By becoming more informed, citizens can make better contributions to society. This book is a critical reference source for emerging academic perspectives on the role of higher education programs in contemporary society. Including a range of pertinent topics such as mobile learning, environmental education, and community building, this book is ideally designed for educators, researchers, students, and professionals interested in the intersection between sustainable development and education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Open, Distance and eLearning for ASEAN Integration.
2: How ICT-Enabled Systems Can Enhance Opportunities of Education for Persons with Disabilities.
3: Scalable Capacity-Building for Geographically Dispersed Learners: Designing the MOOC “Sustainable Energy in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”.
4: ODL Systems for Women Training in Organizations.
5: Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development Through Mobile Learning: Transgressing the Geographical Boundaries.
6: Open and Distance Learning Practitioners Sustain the Teaching of Technology Education Through Action Learning.
7: New Perspectives to Bridge the Gaps in School Education Through Satellite Connectivity.
8: KHETI: ICT Solution for Agriculture Extension and Its Replication in Open and Distance Learning.
9: Paradigm Shift in Teacher Training With the Intervention of Open and Distance Learning Programmes.
10: Open Distance Learning in Heritage Recognition and Appreciation: Building Capacity and Strengthening Malaysian Livelihoods.
11: An Appraisal of ODL Interventions in Terrorism Affected Kashmir Valley: Possibilities, Constraints, and Learning Experiences.
12: OER and Management Education in India: Managing Strategy in ODL System.
13: Strategizing Social Work Response to Sustainable Development Goals Through Open and Distance Learning.
14: Towards a SDG Compliant Framework for the Open Learning Modules: Experiences From Thailand and Philippines.
15: Emerging Concerns for Gender Equality and Role of Open and Distance Learning.
16: Equivalency Programmes Through Open and Distance Learning: Towards Lifelong Learning for Adults.
17: Vocational Education and Training for Muslim Minorities: Opportunities in the Open and Distance Learning System.
18: Role of Open Universities for Community-Based Developmental Interventions: Experiences and Road Ahead.
19: Enhancing the Reach of Health Care Through Telemedicine: Status and New Possibilities in Developing Countries.
20: Cloud computing: Technology Adoption and Challenges in Developing Countries.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.