Professor Alan Tait is Professor of Distance Education and Development at the Open University, UK, and Director of International Development and Teacher Education, responsible for the strategic direction of projects in several developing countries. From 2007 to 2012 he was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the Open University. He is founding editor of „The Journal of Learning for Development“ (Commonwealth of Learning, www.jl4d.org), a senior member of St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, and Visiting Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark. His recent publications include „From Place to Virtual Space: Reconfiguring Student Support for Distance and E-Learning in the Digital Age“ (2014), and „Distance and E-Learning, Social Justice and Development: The Relevance of the Capability Approach to the Mission of Open Universities“ (2013).
Publications at WAXMANN:
Ergebnisse der wissenschaftlichen Begleitung des Bund-Länder-Wettbewerbs Aufstieg durch Bildung: offene Hochschulen
2016, 288 pages, paperback, 34,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-3374-8