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Asian Journal of Distance Education

Volume 5, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The Qualities of Leadership required in Distance Education

    Polu Satyanarayana & Emmanuel D. K. Meduri, Dr B R Ambedkar Open University, India

    The managerial functions of leadership differ according to the particular settings and situations. Leadership in distance education is variously different from leadership in traditional education. ... More

    pp. 4-7

  2. Women Empowerment through Professional and Technical Programmes : A Case Study of IGNOU

    Ashok Kumar Gaba, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India

    The aim of the present paper was to analyse the role of the open and distance learning (ODL) sys tem in women empowermen t . Th is s tudy exam ined the pos t-cer t if ica t ion achievement of the... More

    pp. 8-15

  3. Exploring Readiness for Language Learning Autonomy among Distance Learners in Sabah, Malaysia

    Junaidah Januin, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia

    Distance learners have a wide variety of reasons for pursuing learning at a distance ; constraints of time, distance, and finances, the opportunity to take courses or hear outside speakers who... More

    pp. 16-26

  4. Development and Factor Analysis of an Instrument to measure Faculty Attitude towards e-Learning

    Sanjaya Mishra & Santosh Panda, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

    Th is a r t ic le desc r ibes the p rocess o f the deve lopmen t o f an emp i r ica l ly -based psychometrically-sound instrument to measure faculty attitude towards e-learning. In order to... More

    pp. 27-33

  5. Graduate Studies - A Second Chance, in Israel

    Tamar Benaya, Anat Lerner & Ela Zur, Open University of Israel, Israel

    The Open University of Israel offers M.Sc. studies in Computer Science for students with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a grade point average of at least 80. For those students who... More

    pp. 34-39

  6. India in the Knowledge Economy: An Electronic Paradigm

    Indrajit Bhattacharya & Kunal Sharma, DOEACC Centre, New Delhi, India

    The authors at the Department of Electronics Accreditation for Computer Courses (India) present the basis and a way forward for a knowledge-based economy in India through expanded utilization of e-... More

    pp. 40-53

  7. Population Studies at a Distance : A Case Study of Success within Dual-Mode Teaching at IIPS in India

    Rabindra Kumar Singh, Manjamuthu Vaithlingam & Manjamuthu VAITHILINGAM, International Institute for Population Sciences, India

    This paper investigates various aspects of the teaching programme related to Population Studies through distance education at the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, an ... More

    pp. 54-64