Optimizing Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education Institutions

Optimizing Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education Institutions

Umesh Chandra Pandey (Indira Gandhi National Open University, India) and Verlaxmi Indrakanti (Anand Vihar College for Women, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: June, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 438
ISBN13: 9781522526247|ISBN10: 1522526242|EISBN13: 9781522526254|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2624-7


Technology has broadened learning opportunities for students in the modern age. No longer limited by proximity and location, learners can utilize online education environments to attain their advanced degrees.

Optimizing Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education Institutions is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly material on the development of e-learning programs and other technologies in university settings. Highlighting numerous topics such as quality assurance, learning measurement, and skill training, this book is ideally designed for administrators, teachers, academics, researchers, and professionals interested in emerging trends for open and distance education.

Topics Covered

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

  • Agriculture education
  • Career and Skill Training
  • Developing Nations
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Learning Measurement
  • Private Universities
  • Quality Assurance

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Umesh Chandra Pandey has been associated with IGNOU for more than 27 years in various academic positions. He is currently working as Regional Director of IGNOU at Jabalpur, India. He was involved in some of the major collaborative ventures of IGNOU like Rajiv Gandhi Project for EduSat Supported Elementary Education (RGPEEE) during 2005-2006 and Gyan Vani Radio Station, Jabalpur during 2005-2008.He went on deputation to work as Director (Knowledge Management) in School of Good Governance and Policy Analysis, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal in 2008 where he worked till 2010. His research interests include the Open & Distance Learning and Sustainable Development.
Verlaxmi Indrakanti did her Ph.D. in the field of Women Education and has 29 years of teaching experience at various levels. She is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, Anand Vihar College for Women Bhopal. She is involved in the implementation of distance learning programmes of education in Indira Gandhi National Open University at Bhopal (India).