From launching a student on the route to self-directed learning to using group processes, self-assessment, the life line experience, and developing a learning contract, this encyclopedia comprehensively covers all aspects of distributed learning. The overarching goal is to collect together in a single resource the best practices for adults engaged in continuing education at the graduate level, in corporate settings, in open university settings, and in similar learning environments.
} administrative processes
} technical tools and supports
} policy, finance, and governance
} social and cultural perspectives
} student and faculty issues
} teaching and learning processes and technologies