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Distance education and teacher development – the new way forward: Perspectives from the University of Cape Coast

This paper was presented at the Distance Education and Teacher's Training in Africa (DETA) 2009 Conference, August 2009, Ghana. Distance education may simply be defined as a process of education that involves independent study or open learning based on self-instructional material. According to Hall and Manett (1996), a major feature of distance education is that distance and time separate the teacher from the student. The UNESCO (2002), however looks at the phenomenon as “an educational process in which a significant proportion of the teaching is conducted by someone removed in space and or time from the learners” (p).

Author:
Ms. Emma Dawson-Brew, Dr. G.T. Oduro and Ms. Vera Ankoma-Sey,
URL:
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Conference:
Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa DETA Conference 2009
Date:
2009
Distance Education    Education    Teacher Development   

 
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