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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Jennings, Zellynne D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Article Title
Innovation with hesitation: Distance education in Commonwealth Caribbean universities
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Journal Title
Journal of Education and Development in the Caribbean
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
3
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
115-144
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Abstract
Presents case studies of distance education at the University of the West Indies and the University of Guyana. Outlines the initiation, development, implementation and outcomes of programmes offered by these universitites. The perfomance of the students at the University of the West Indies is compared with those doing the same programme via a face-to-face delivery system. Highlights some areas for improvement in order for the potential of distance education at both universties to be fully exploited.....
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