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ERIC Number: EJ623548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0268-0513
Serving the System: A Critical History of Distance Education.
Sumner, Jennifer
Open Learning, v15 n3 p267-85 Nov 2000
Examines the history of distance education in terms of its ability to foster communicative action. Discusses Habermas's Theory of Communicative Action; Critical Theory; rationality; the role of technology in distance education; correspondence study; multimedia instruction; computer-mediated distance education; and the potential for interactivity in computer conferencing that enables communicative action. (Contains 62 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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