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  1. 1. Dr. Hilary Perraton Founding director of the International Research Foundation for Open Learning. His purpose was to support and carry out research on open and distance learning. He focused mainly on education in developing countries and the development of policy for open and distance learning. Publications include – Alternative routes to formal education (ed.) (Johns Hopkins University Press 1982), Distance education for teacher training (ed.) (Routledge 1993), Open and distance learning in the developing world (Routledge 2000, second edition 2007) Learning Abroad: A history of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (Cambridge scholars Publishing 2009).
  2. 2. His theory of distance education is expressed in the form of 14 statements. 1-5 statements concerns the way distance teaching could be used to maximize education. 1. Can use any medium to teach anything. 2. Can fix staffing ratios that limit when teacher and student had to be in same place and time. 3. It may be cheaper, whether measured in terms of people reached or of learning. 4. Economics achievable by distance education are functions of the level of education, size of audience, choice of media , and sophistication of production. 5. May reach people who may not be reached by ordinary means.
  3. 3. • 6-9 Address Need to Increase Dialogue. 6. You can organize distance teaching to include dialog. 7. Tutor’s role is now that of facilitator of learning. 8. Group discussions are effective of learning relevant information. 9. Most communities have resources available to support learning to its educational and economic advantage. 10-14 Deal with Method 10. Multimedia programs are likely to be more effective than a single medium. 11. A systems approach is helpful in planning distance education. 12. Feedback is necessary. 13. Materials must ensure that students undertake frequent and regular activities beyond reading, watching, and listening. 14. The key decision on which the rest depend concerns the use of face to face learning.