Overview1. Basic Concepts. 2. The Historical Context. 3. The Scope of Distance Education. 4. Technologies and Media. 5. Course Design and Development. 6. Teaching and the Roles of the Instructor. 7. The Distance Education Student. 8. Management, Administration, and Policy. 9. The Theory and Scholarship of Distance Education. 10. Research and Studies of Effectiveness. 11. The Global Span of Distance Education. 12. Distance Education Is about Change. Appendix: Sources of Further Information. Glossary. References. Index.