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ERIC Number: EJ521783
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0158-7919
Different Discourses, Discourses of Difference: Globalisation, Distance Education and Open Learning.
Edwards, Richard
Distance Education, v16 n2 p241-55 1995
Drawing on Foucault's notion of discourse, it is suggested that post-Fordism and globalization trends can be found in changing theories of distance education and open learning. Argues that notions of distance education are part of a trend towards uniformity under conditions of globalization, while those of open learning are part of a trend to encourage difference and diversity. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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