Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development

Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development

Umesh Chandra Pandey (Indira Gandhi National Open University, India) and Verlaxmi Indrakanti (Anand Vihar College for Women, India)
Projected Release Date: July, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 359
ISBN13: 9781522526216|ISBN10: 1522526218|EISBN13: 9781522526223|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2621-6

Description

Education plays a vital role in the positive development of communities at both a local and global level. By becoming more informed, citizens can make better contributions to society.

Open and Distance Learning Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a critical reference source for emerging academic perspectives on the role of higher education programs in contemporary society. Including a range of pertinent topics such as mobile learning, environmental education, and community building, this book is ideally designed for educators, researchers, students, and professionals interested in the intersection between sustainable development and education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agricultural Development
  • Community Building
  • Environmental Education
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
  • Mobile Learning
  • Students With Disabilities
  • Teacher education

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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