ASF Series

Books of the ASF-Series on Distance Education (ASF, the Center for Research in Distance Education at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg) serve the Master of Distance Education & E-learning program. Most of them are either required o recommended readings in several courses. All volumes of the ASF Series relevant for the MDE are now available as e-Books (PDF-files) under the following Creative Commons License: Bild Please click on the requested title in the list below. On the next page you will find a pdf-download of the respective title.
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Adobe Digital Editions

To organize the PDF documents of the ASF Series you can use Adobe Digital Editions. It offers you a well-organized interface, expressly designed for reading digital publications and lot of important features (see below). You can organize your eBooks into a custom library and annotate pages or use the Reading View to view bookmarks, annotations, and a table of contents. Display the PDF files in a double-page, single page, or fit-to-width view.  

For fast, free installation click: and follow the instructions.

After installation, add the e-Books of the ASF-Series to the library and create your own bookshelves: Bild
In the Reading View you can add bookmarks to the PDF documents so that you can quickly
navigate around a document. You can also highlight text and add comments for future reference
within the ASF-digital publications: Bild

Volumes of the ASF Series


Ulrich Bernath, Friedrich W. Busch, Detlef Garz, Anke Hanft, Thomas Hülsmann,
Barbara Moschner, Wolf-Dieter Scholz, Olaf Zawacki-Richter

Volume 15
Otto Peters
Against the Tide. Critics of Digitalisation

Volume 14
Hilary Perraton
Theory, evidence and practice in open and distance learning

Volume 13
Ulrich Bernath & Albert Sangrà (Eds.)
Research on Competence Development in Online Distance Education and E-Learning: Selected Papers from the 4th EDEN Research Workshop  in Castelldefels / Spain 25-28, 2006

Volume 12
Hilary Perraton, Bernadette Robinson & Charlotte Creed (Eds.)
International Case Studies of Teacher Education at a Distance

Volume 11
Börje Holmberg
The Evolution, Principles and Practices of Distance Education

Volume 9
Jane Brindley, Christine Walti & Olaf Zawacki-Richter (Eds.)
Learner Support in Open, Distance and Online Learning Environments

Volume 8
Michael Beaudoin
Reflections on Research, Faculty and Leadership in Distance Education

Volume 7
Greville Rumble
Papers and Debates on the Economics and Costs of Distance and Online Learning

Volume 6
Ulrich Bernath & Eugen Rubin (Eds.)
Reflections on Teaching and Learning in an Online Master Program - A Case Study

Volume 5
Otto Peters
Distance Education in Transition. Developments and Issues
(5th revised, extended and updated edition; 4th edition still available)

Volume 4
Börje Holmberg
Distance Education in Essence. An Overview of Theory and Pracice in the Early Twenty-first Century

Volume 3
Hans Friesen et al.
Philosophische Dimensionen des Problems der Virtualität in einer globalen Mediengesellschaft

Volume 2
Thomas Hülsmann
The costs of open learning: a handbook

Volume 1
Ulrich Bernath & Wolfgang Fichten (Hrsg.)
Psychologische Gesundheitsförderung für Fachkräfte im Gesundheitswesen


Related publications: 

Ulrich Bernath & András Szücs (Eds.)(2004). Supporting the Learner in Distance Education and E-Learning. Proceedings of the Third EDEN Research Workshop 2004. Oldenburg: Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Universität Oldenburg.
ISBN 3-8142-0902-8 / € 50,00 / $ 57.50

Ulrich Bernath (Ed.) (2002). Online Tutorien - Beiträge zum Spezialkongress "Distance Learning" der AG-F im Rahmen der LEARNTEC 2002. Oldenburg: Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Universität Oldenburg.
ISBN - 3-8142-0806-4 / € 12,00

Ulrich Bernath & Eugene Rubin (Eds.) (1999). Final Report and Documentation of the Virtual Seminar for Professional Development in Distance Education. Oldenburg: Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Universität Oldenburg.
ISBN - 3-0814-0657-6 / € 20,50 / $ 23.50

Ordering of prints:

Of course it is still possible to order the titles as prints.  

You can order books directly from the publisher:

Carl von Ossietzky Universität of Oldenburg
Postbox 25 41,
26015 Oldenburg, Germany
Phone +441/798-2261
Fax +441/798-4040

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