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Distance Education: The Status and Challenges

By: Won Kim, Timothy K. Shih

Abstract

Just as the use of the Internet and Web technology is taking root in commerce, governance, mass communication, etc. after the dot com bust, the use of the Internet and Web technology in distance education is expected to take root and deliver benefits to education and society over the long haul. In this article, Kim and Shih examine the current status of distance education, some key lessons learned from distance learning to date, and what it will take to make distance education successful both from technology and sociological perspectives.

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Won Kim, Timothy K. Shih, “Distance Education: The Status and Challenges”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 2, no. 6 (November 2003), pp. 35-43, doi:10.5381/jot.2003.2.6.c3.

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