Regulatory frameworks for distance education: a pilot study in the Southwest Pacific/South East Asia Region: final report

Tynan, Belinda and James, Rosalind and Webster, Len and Marshall, Stephen and Suddaby, Gordon and Lewis, Richard (2011) Regulatory frameworks for distance education: a pilot study in the Southwest Pacific/South East Asia Region: final report. Project Report. International Council for Open and Distance Education , Oslo, Norway. [Report]

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This report was prepared jointly by the project partners DEHub, the Australasian Council for Open and Distance Education (ACODE), the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)
as a deliverable requested by the sponsor of the project, the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
The report provides a pilot review of formal and informal literature of regulatory frameworks for distance education in the Southwest Pacific/South East Asia Region. It also presents the outcomes of nine case studies, which were achieved with the help of nine higher education institutions, and analyses the key regulatory barriers and enablers for distance education in the study region.
The research was also undertaken jointly by the project partners. This report should be read in conjunction with an online resource developed during the project that provides further detail:[see

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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Distance and e-Learning Centre
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2012 07:18
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 05:41
Uncontrolled Keywords: distance education; education policy
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development

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