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Distance Learning: Are We Being Realistic?


EDUCAUSE Review Volume 35, Number 3, ISSN 1527-6619


Presents conceptual frameworks for discussing distance education. Considers the networked environment; the higher education market; rationales for distance education, including expanding access to educational and training needs; learner segments, including lifelong learners and professional development; indicators of institutional readiness; alternative models; partnerships; and challenging common assumptions about distance education. (Contains 15 references.) (LRW)


Oblinger, D. & Kidwell, J. (2000). Distance Learning: Are We Being Realistic?. EDUCAUSE Review, 35(3), 30-34. Retrieved September 27, 2020 from .

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