Revisiting Quality in Open and Distance Learning
A Southern African Perspective
This book aims to share recent research to inform the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) community on how to attain and sustain quality.
It aims to revisit quality issues by stimulating and enhancing interaction, creativity and ultimately innovation in Open and Distance Teaching practices.
It looks at quality in higher education, the history of distance education and then proceed to quality in open and distance teaching.
In this regard, factors that contribute to quality in staff, students and technology are interrogated and so is the issue of conditions that lead to attaining and sustaining quality.
The book then rounds off with a discussion on leadership for quality.
Chrispen Chiome is a PhD candidate & lecturer (Ed.
Leadership) Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU).
A member of Southern African Society for Educators (SASE), Education Association for Southern Africa (EASA)& Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA).
He contributed to the International Handbook on Leadership for Learning.