ERIC Number: EJ615267
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Why There Is No "Significant Difference" between Face-To-Face and Distance Education?
Saba, Farhad, Ed.
Distance Education Report, v4 n13 p1-4 Jul 1, 2000
Examines what distance education offers, and the difference between computer-mediated and traditional classroom instruction. Discussion includes investment in education; the reduced cost of travel; standard training and liberal education; prejudice in favor of traditional instruction; the uniqueness of the Internet; matching instruction with individual students; shifting the focus from teaching to learning; sensing and capturing the difference between classroom and computer-mediated instruction; and the impact of complex adaptive learning systems. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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