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The Conversational Approach to Distance Education

Open Learning Volume 14, Number 3, ISSN 0268-0513


Discusses the debate about conversation and dialog in distance education, based on the premise that if a course consistently represents a communication process that has the characteristics of a conversation, then the students will be more motivated and more successful than if it has an impersonal textbook character. (LRW)


Holmberg, B. (1999). The Conversational Approach to Distance Education. Open Learning, 14(3), 58-60. Retrieved June 4, 2020 from .

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