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The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance

Mar 10, 1986 Volume 1, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. The Role of Technology in Distance Education - A.W. (Tony) Bates (Ed.)

    D. Garrison, University of Alberta

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  2. A Canadian Lifelong Learner

    Laurence Anderson

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  3. Telecommunications and Distance Learning in Canada: A Survey

    Anna Stahmer

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  4. The International Centre for Distance Learning of the United Nations University: Resources and Services

    Keith Harry

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  5. Self-Directed Learning and Distance Education

    Michael Moore

    This discussion of self-directed learning and distance education begins with aconsideration of the concept of "learning-in- education," and with clarificationof several commonly held assumptions... More

    pp. 7-24

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  6. A Discipline of Distance Education

    Brje Holmberg

    This paper examines the grounds for regarding the study of distance education as an emerging academic discipline. The number of studies of various aspects of distance education has increased... More

    pp. 25-40

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  7. Computer Assisted Learning or Communications: Which Way for Information Technology in Distance Education?

    Tony Bates

    Two uses of computers for teaching in distance education are compared and contrasted: systems based on structured, pre-programmed learning materials (i.e., computer assistedd learning, or CAL),... More

    pp. 41-57

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  8. Educational Applications of Computer Conferencing

    Linda Harasim

    Such notions as "on-line education" and the "electronic schoolhouse" are gaining public attention and interest. Nevertheless a great deal remains to be learned before the promise, as welcome as it ... More

    pp. 59-70

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