ERIC Number: EJ591644
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Toward a Systems Theory of Distance Education.
American Journal of Distance Education, v13 n2 p24-31 1999
Discusses limitations of "Comparing Distance Learning and Classroom Learning: Conceptual Considerations," Smith and Dillon's physical science view of educational technology. Suggests that a systems approach is necessary to describe distance education and define a set of principles and rules for its effective use, as well as a set of criteria to determine its effectiveness. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related articles, see IR 540 248, IR 540 250.