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The Problem of Computer Conferencing for Distance-Based Universities

Open Learning Volume 14, Number 3, ISSN 0268-0513


Suggests that interactive group communication technologies, like computer conferencing, de-industrializes the distance education process and hence increases costs. Discusses constructivism, computer mediated communication, programs at Athabasca University (Canada), and implications for distance and campus-based universities. (Author/LRW)


Annand, D. (1999). The Problem of Computer Conferencing for Distance-Based Universities. Open Learning, 14(3), 47-52. Retrieved August 25, 2019 from .

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