ERIC Number: EJ623418
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Global On-Line Learning: Hope or Hype?
Gladieux, Lawrence E.
Higher Education in Europe, v25 n3 p351-53 2000
Developments in information technology and distance learning have combined with economic forces to fuel a global market for postsecondary education. Is online learning the answer? Visionaries and marketers gloss over major complexities. For many countries, promises of modern learning can only be realized after massive investments in communications infrastructure. The Internet should not become an engine of global inequality. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme Issue: "Transnational Educational Provisions: Enabling Access or Generating Exclusion." Portions of this article were published in "GATE News," volume 4, number 1, 2000, pages 10-11.