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The development of an effective multi-media distance education programme for in-service teachers

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dc.contributor.author Van der Wolk KA en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T09:17:26Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T09:17:26Z
dc.date.created 1996 en
dc.date.submitted 1996 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/53649
dc.description.abstract In-service education has received much attention in recent years in South Africa. Both the state sector and non-government organisations have provided various in-service interventions in an attempt to improve both the qualifications of teachers and the results of pupils in schools. However, the dismal state of education in ex-DET schools bears witness to the fact that such interventions have by and large been ineffectual. This study shows how one project developed and trailed parts of a distance learning in-service course in conjunction with junior primary farm school teachers. The need for innovative and creative models of distance education is explored and our understanding of the nature of distance learning is detailed. The study goes on to include and analysis of the political economy of farm schools. It also details the constraints acting upon teachers in such schools and shows how these impacted on the study. The research procedures and methods of data collection are outlined and a framework for analysing the data is developed and justified. The actual data generated during the study is then measured against this framework in order to gauge its effectiveness as an in-service intervention. en
dc.language English en
dc.subject Education en
dc.subject Adult education en
dc.title The development of an effective multi-media distance education programme for in-service teachers en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree M Ed en

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