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Distance Education in Transition: new trends and challenges. Author: Otto Peters

By Keith Harry

Abstract

I was delighted to be offered the chance to review this book because, although Professor Peters published Learning and Teaching in Distance Education: Pedagogical analyses and interpretations in an international perspective, in 1998, I hoped that this new volume would provide a new and different perspective on the most recent developments in distance education and in the role which Professor Peters has played in them. The subtitle of the new book, “New Trends and Challenges” seemed to justify my sense of anticipation. And to some extent the book does live up to expectations; it draws upon first-hand experience of the author as an online tutor who is clearly excited by the potential benefits of new technology for the teacher and, most importantly the learner

Topics: book review, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691, Education, L, DOAJ:Education, DOAJ:Social Sciences
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
Year: 2003
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:262fb28af30344abb6d0f716afb7070e
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