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ERIC Number: ED382159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89240-071-4
Distance Education: Review of the Literature.
Schlosser, Charles A.; Anderson, Mary Lagormarcino
This document provides an overview of the current literature on distance education. A historical perspective and definitions associated with distance education are presented in the first section. The following theories are also discussed: independence and autonomy; industrialization of teaching; and interaction and communication. A synthesis of existing theories and a theoretical framework for distance education is also offered. A review of the research on distance students and distance education systems is highlighted in the second section. Operational issues are examined in the third section: management and administration; personnel; programming; and facilities. Summaries and references are included at the end of each section. Contains 357 references. (AEF)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Media Staff; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Research Inst. for Studies in Education.; Iowa Distance Education Alliance, Ames.
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