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Distance learning: From multiple snapshots, a composite portrait


Computers and Composition Volume 23, Number 1 ISSN 8755-4615 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


This article discusses the current state of distance learning in composition by reporting on and interpreting a 2005 survey that assesses trends and workload conditions in distance learning. Areas examined in the article include attitudes of faculty and administration, faculty demographics, student demographics, online course and program development, course caps, course delivery and management tools, technology support, course design freedom, impact on writing pedagogy, and institutional DE profile. The article concludes by summarizing the current DL picture, identifying areas of need, and providing research recommendations for the future.


Blakelock, J. & Smith, T.E. Distance learning: From multiple snapshots, a composite portrait. Computers and Composition, 23(1), 139-161. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved February 8, 2023 from .

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