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What Does Electronic Conferencing Afford Distance Education?

Distance Education Volume 21, Number 2, ISSN 0158-7919


Discusses the use of technology for distance learning in higher education and examines the similarities and differences between face-to-face seminars and online discussions. Considers the concept of affordance in relation to information and communication technologies and distance education; and examines affordances of electronic conferencing and links between email and electronic conferencing. (Author/LRW)


Barnes, S. (2000). What Does Electronic Conferencing Afford Distance Education?. Distance Education, 21(2), 236. Retrieved September 25, 2020 from .

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