ERIC Number: EJ613373
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Online Education and Learning.
Saba, Farhad, Ed.
Distance Education Report, v4 n1 p1 Jan 1, 2000
Briefly highlights the work of one of the early pioneers of online education, Dr. Linda M. Harasim. Harasim stated five characteristics for online education and included active learning through peer communication and social process of knowledge building in the overall theory and definition of distance education. Other early contributors to understanding of the social nature of distance education are identified. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: This is the fourth article in a series to define the field of distance education and its associated concepts.