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ERIC Number: EJ593517
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0735-6331
Technology, Time, and Space or What Does It Mean To Be Present? A Study of the Culture of a Distance Education Class.
Swartz, James D.; Biggs, Bobbi
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v20 n1 p71-85 1999
Uses qualitative research methods to analyze a three-hour (48 contact hours) distance education course. Examines the reduction of social abrasion in distance education resulting from the combination of physical distance, emotional distance, simultaneous two-way verbal and visual access, private communication, and maintenance of distinct knowledge bases. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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