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Online and Distance Education for a Connected World

Amrane-Cooper, Linda and Baume, David and Brown, Stephen and Hatzipanagos, Stylianos and Powell, Philip and Sherman, Sarah and Tait, Alan (Eds). (2023) Online and Distance Education for a Connected World. [Book]. UCL Press: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

Learning at a distance and learning online are growing in scale and importance in higher education, presenting opportunities for large scale, inclusive, flexible and engaging learning. These modes of learning swept the world in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The many challenges of providing effective education online and remotely have been acknowledged, particularly by those who rapidly jumped into online and distance education during the crisis. This volume, edited by the University of London’s Centre for Online and Distance Education, addresses the practice and theory of online and distance education, building on knowledge and expertise developed in the University over some 150 years. The University is currently providing distance transnational education to around 50,000 students in more than 180 countries around the world. Throughout the book, contributors explore important principles and highlight successful practices in areas including course design and pedagogy, online assessment, open education, inclusive practice, and enabling student voice. Case studies illustrate prominent issues and approaches. Together, the chapters offer current and future leaders and practitioners a practical, productive, practice- and theory-informed account of the present and likely future state of online and distance higher education worldwide.

Type: Book
Title: Online and Distance Education for a Connected World
ISBN: 9781800084797
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/111.9781800084797
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781800084797
Language: English
Additional information: This book is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International licence (CC BY-NC 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc/4.0/. This licence allows you to share and adapt the work for non-commercial use providing attribution is made to the author and publisher (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work) and any changes are indicated. Attribution should include the following information: Amrane-Cooper, L., Baume, D., Brown, S., Hatzipanagos, S., Powell, P., Sherman, S. and Tait, A. (eds.) 2023. Online and Distance Education for a Connected World. London: UCL Press. https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781800084797 Further details about Creative Commons licences are available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Keywords: higher education, distance learning, online education, inclusive practice, Covid 19 pandemic, MOOCs, online assessment, student voice, London University, education, University of london
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10166967
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