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How Effective is Distance Education?

International Journal of Instructional Media Volume 24, Number 2, ISSN 0092-1815


Presents a survey of literature on distance education published from 1990 to the present. Using various criteria identified in the literature, distance education is evaluated using Parento's law. Findings include that distance education is 80% effective and that distance education does not necessarily always do a good job in the methods it uses to disseminate information. (AEF)


Middleton, A.J. (1997). How Effective is Distance Education?. International Journal of Instructional Media, 24(2), 133. Retrieved June 4, 2020 from .

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