Research, Teaching and Learning

Pedagogy and Practice in the Open and Distance Learning Paradigm

by Polly Kobeleva and Luke Strongman


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Research, Teaching and Learning presents ten essays which explore key factors in effective research teaching and learning practices, provide guidance for their implementation, and describe their benefits to academics and students in the Open and Distance Learning environment. The authors have written this book for the student, the academic and the organisation in the Open and Distance Learning paradigm, from a New Zealand and international perspective. This book provides a framework for the development and application of research, teaching, and learning for the academic within faculty and for managers of open and distance learning tertiary organisations.

About the Author

Polly Kobeleva teaches writing and communication at the Open Polytechnic in New Zealand.

Luke Strongman teaches humanities and communication at the Open Polytechnic. He has published on diverse topics including anthropological interpretation of archaeological artefacts, mentoring, e-learning, and humanities and engineering.