Advanced methods in distance education: Applications and practices for educators, trainers and learners Academic Article uri icon


  • The book titled 'Advanced Methods in Distance Education,' authored by Kim E. Dooley, James R. Lindner, and Larry M. dooley, is analyzed. It is suggested that instructors should consider the learner's unique background, experiences, competencies, learning styles, personality type, and levels of self-directness when designing instructional sequences. It is further pointed that learner-centered instruction provides greater opportunity for the learner to draw upon a variety of academic fields and knowledge bases to achieve personal and professional goals. Optimizing tactics namely aligning and publishing objectives and assessments, aligning instructional events, and analyzing and balancing interactions, are also suggested.

published proceedings

  • Information Management

author list (cited authors)

  • Dooley, K. E., Lindner, J. R., & Dooley, L. M.

complete list of authors

  • Dooley, KE||Lindner, JR||Dooley, LM

publication date

  • March 2005