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ERIC Number: EJ1065595
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
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Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
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ISSN: EISSN-1556-3847
Visions Shaping the Future of Online Education: Understanding Its Historical Evolution, Implications, and Assumptions
Gaytan, Jorge
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, v10 n2 Sum 2007
The purpose of this paper was to present a historical background of online education, review its current status, and provide visions shaping its future in an attempt to understand its potential and limitations that will lead to the advancement of the scholarship of teaching and learning. Online instructors must understand the way online education has evolved over the years from previous conceptions of education and the wide array of implications and assumptions involved in the delivery of online education. Recommendations for the advancement of online education, including future research, are given.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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