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Sunday, November 25, 2007

Articles from Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education TOJDE

Don't miss theses articles from Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education TOJDE, October 2007, Volume 8 Number 4:
The first article is from TURKEY. Dr. Ozana URAL discusse in her paper the views of the doctoral students at traditional universities on the use of distance education systems and technologies and independent learning are determined.
The second article is from Pakistan. The presented study, measured the comparative outcome of formal and non-formal system of education in Pakistan.

ATTIDUES OF GRADUATE STUDENTS TOWARD DISTANCE EDUCATION, EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING

By Associate Professor Ozana URAL, Ph.D.
Elementary Education Department,
Atatürk Faculty of Education
University of Marmara, Goztepe
Istanbul, TURKEY

Abstract
Distance education systems are being used in along with the traditional education systems in order to respond to the demand for higher education. Technological advancements, interactive learning possibilities are forcing the traditional universities to make more use of the distance education systems and technologies. Most of the traditional universities to create the opportunity for their students to be independent learners and learners who can organize their learning processes by using distance education systems and technologies. It is thought that students who can learn on their own and who can organize their learning processes will be more likely to use lifelong learning opportunities. In Turkey where there is a great demand for higher education, the use of distance education systems and technologies in traditional universities is not common.

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
THROUGH DISTANCE EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN

By Qadir BUKHSH
Lecturer, Department of Education
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,
Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Abstract
The present study was undertaken to highlight the gender disparities of Pakistan as well as at regional and international level. The study, measured the comparative outcome of formal and non-formal system of education in Pakistan. To achieve the desired goal, documentary analysis was considered appropriate. The number of schools and enrollment during the years 2001 to 2004 of the formal system for primary, middle and high level was considered and enrollment during the year 198-1999 and 2004 for Secondary School Certificate to Ph.D level of non-formal system was considered. Data was analyzed in term of percentage and average. It was found that enrollment of female is less than male in formal system while enrollment of female is higher than male in non-formal system of education in Pakistan.

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Source: Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education


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