ERIC Number: EJ613406
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Distance Learning: Are We Being Realistic?
Oblinger, Diana; Kidwell, Jill
EDUCAUSE Review, v35 n3 p30-34,36,38-39 May-Jun 2000
Presents conceptual frameworks for discussing distance education. Considers the networked environment; the higher education market; rationales for distance education, including expanding access to educational and training needs; learner segments, including lifelong learners and professional development; indicators of institutional readiness; alternative models; partnerships; and challenging common assumptions about distance education. (Contains 15 references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Needs, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Models, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Student Characteristics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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