The Face-to-Face Teaching Role in Open and Distance Education in Asia

KAWACHI, Paul; SHARMA, Ramesh C.
December 2012
Asian Journal of Distance Education;Dec2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including the success of face-to-face tutorials by Herman, regional leadership in Eastern Europe by Ugur Demiray, and the need for online teachers to adapt online teaching by Maria do Carmo Nicoletti and colleagues.


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