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Communities of Distance Education

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Title: Communities of Distance Education
Authors: Svensson, Lars
Issue Date: 2002
University: Göteborg University. School of Business, Economics and Law
Extent: 170 pages
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Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg studies in Informatics, nr 25
Keywords: distance education
educational technology
online community
computer-mediated communication
communities of practice
Abstract: Distance Education (DE) is the centre of attention for many educational organisations and recently many innovative examples of flexible educational designs that make use of the new information and communication technologies have surfaced. However, these new forms of DE have often suffered from big problems regarding, for instance, student dropouts and low levels of student performance. The thesis is based on a longitudinal action-oriented research project of Distance Educational program at a S... more
ISSN: 1651-8225
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