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How Research in Distance Education Can Affect Practice


Educational Media International Volume 35, Number 1, ISSN 0952-3987


Examines distance education as a global movement (development, technology, telecommunications); identifies research constructs (transactional distance, interaction, learner control); social context that can help in applying research to practice; and discusses using research to inform practice, eliminating political and economic roadblocks, and developing culturally sensitive materials. (PEN)


McIsaac, M.S. & Blocher, J.M. (1998). How Research in Distance Education Can Affect Practice. Educational Media International, 35(1), 43-47. Retrieved October 14, 2019 from .

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