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Distance Education Goes Mainstream

T.H.E. Journal Volume 25, Number 10, ISSN 0192-592X


Examines the evolution of distance education and considers issues related to it, including the need for teacher preparation; institutional changes needed; marketing for programs with no geographical boundaries; electronic classrooms; the role of face- to-face interaction; social interaction; and changing student needs. (LRW)


Kearsley, G. (1998). Distance Education Goes Mainstream. T.H.E. Journal, 25(10),. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from .

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