ERIC Number: EJ588308
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Distance Education: The Technology--What You Need To Know To Succeed, An Overview.
Riedling, Ann M.
Educational Technology Review, n11 p8-13 Spr-Sum 1999
Explores distance-education evolution and research concerning distance-learning formats. Outlines nine mechanisms (electronic-mail, discussion lists/limited conferencing, telnet, FTP/Gopher, WWW, SLIP/PPP, advanced conferencing software, proprietary software vs. open standards, virtual reality) of the Internet which provide for fundamental changes in learning. Summarizes advantages of computer networking, keys to effective distance learning, overviews of compressed video, and computer technology in instruction. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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