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From: Ramesh Sharma <>
To: <>
Subject: The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 23:31:23 -1000

Dear Friend,

Volume 1, Number 2 of The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning,
featuring theory, research and/or best practice in open and distance learning, is available online at the URL

I request you to please have a look at the case studies. The main theme is

Converting to Online Course and Program Delivery: Global Perspectives

The Main Section

Guest Editorial
Dominique A.M.X. Abrioux -- Athabasca University

Case Studies

The NKI Internet College: A review of 15 years delivery of 10,000 online courses
Morten Paulsen & Torstein Rekkedal -- NKI Internet College

Online Delivery of Programmes: A case study of IGNOU
Ramesh Sharma -- Indira Ghandi National Open University

Athabasca University: Conversion from Traditional Distance Eduction to Online Courses, Programs and Services
Alan Davis -- Athabasca University

Deakin University: Going online at a Dual Mode University
Jocelyn Calvert -- Deakin University

Converting to Online Course and Program Delivery: The University of South Australia Case Study
Bruce King, Holly McCausland & Ted Nunan -- University of South Australia

Empire State College: The Development of Online Learning
Patricia J. Lefor, Meg Benke & Evelyn Ting -- Empire State College

Converting Student Support Services to Online Delivery
David E. Brigham -- Regents College

Additional Sections

IRRODL Web Conference
Case Study Corner - Meet and talk with authors and readers

Book Notes

Managing Technological Change: Strategies for College and University Leaders
A. W. (Tony) Bates (2000)
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

(reviewed by Byron B. Burnham, Utah State University)

Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World
Hilary Perraton (2000)

(reviewed by Luis Galarza, DePaul University)

Higher Education through Open and Distance Learning
World Review of distance education and open learning (Vol. 1)

Keith Harry (Ed.) (1999)

(reviewed by Paul Steyn, University of South Africa)

With regards,
R C Sharma

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