ERIC Number: EJ614157
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Research in Distance Education: A Status Report.
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, v1 n1 Jun 2000
Early research on distance education compared it to face to face, invariably finding no significant differences. Recent research, grounded in the theory of transactional distance, uses such methods as discourse analysis and in-depth interviews to bypass limitations of other approaches, revealing the complexity of distance education. (SK)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conventional Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue--The Problems and the Promise: Into the New Century.