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Cosmas Makunka

Distance Learning Access to Higher Education in Zambia

Cosmas Makunka
University of Zambia

Patrick Seleta Ngoma
University of Zambia

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     Last modified: October 20, 2006
     Presentation date: 11/03/2006 10:00 AM in NT Portland A
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The aim of this study is to undertake a broad review of the literature pertaining to the application and organisation of Distance Education at the University of Zambia, Directorate of Distance Education provision in Zambia. The study will describe and examine the context and identify the need to identify an appropriate philosophy and forms of provision of distance education in Zambia at the teritiary level.

The literature review will focus upon the philosophy and structure of the Distance Education at the University of Zambia conducted by the Directorate of Distance Education.

In the last section, recommendations on the forms of provision of Distance Education at the teriary level in Zambia will be entirely based upon a review of the relevant literature: texts and journals concerning Distance Education in higher education and materials in the African newspapers and magazines. Interviews will be conducted in the appropriate higher Institutions based in Zambia. The questionaire will be administered to graduates from the University of Zambia, Directorate of Distance Education.

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