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Creating and Nurturing Distributed Asynchronous Learning Environments


Online Information Review Volume 24, Number 4, ISSN 1468-4527


Describes the evolution of a university course from a face-to-face experience to a Web-based asynchronous learning environment. Topics include cognition and learning; distance learning and distributed learning; student learning communities and the traditional classroom; the future as it relates to education and technology; collaborative student project groups; and barriers to success. (LRW)


Kochtanek, T.R. & Hein, K.K. (2000). Creating and Nurturing Distributed Asynchronous Learning Environments. Online Information Review, 24(4), 280. Retrieved April 26, 2019 from .

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