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Trends and Futures of Education: Implications for Distance Education

Quarterly Review of Distance Education Volume 3, Number 1, ISSN 1528-3518


Outlines current trends in education and considers their impact on the future of education, particularly distance education. Highlights include the pressure to use technology; standardized competencies; outcomes and assessments; teacher's role; learner-centered philosophies; constructivism; field-based and informal learning; automating instructional design; digital technologies; globalization; and changes in instructional design paradigms. (Author/LRW)


Wilson, B.G. (2002). Trends and Futures of Education: Implications for Distance Education. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 3(1), 91-103. Retrieved October 22, 2020 from .

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