Distance Education

Definition and Glossary of Terms, 4th Edition

Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University
Deborah J. Seepersaud, The University of Mississippi

Published 2018

The fourth edition of this book updates background information
about the definition and supporting theories and updates the
glossary with new terms related to distance education and
instructional technology.

PART I Defining Distance Education. Emerging Definitions. Theory and Distance Education. Summary. PART II Distance Education Research: Setting a Foundation. The Focus of Distance Education Research. Learning Outcomes. Research Reported. Learner Perceptions. Learner Attributes. Interaction. Barriers to Distance Education. Myths Regarding Distance Education Research. Summary. PART III Glossary of Terms. About the Authors.