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Education in Rural Australia

2008 Volume 18, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Interactive Distance e-Learning for Isolated Communities: Starting and Finishing the Jigsaw

    Stephen Crump & Colin Boylan

    This paper provides information on the background to the two pilot investigations into "interactive distance e-learning" [IDeL] following the introduction in New South Wales and in the Northern... More

    pp. 1-25

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  2. The Sound and the Vision: Developments in Interactive Distance Education Facilitated by Satellite Broadcast in NSW and the NT

    Lorraine Towers & Amy Hutchinson

    How has the new interactive distance education system facilitated by satellite technology been utilised and incorporated by teachers and learners? Has it changed the ways teachers deliver education... More

    pp. 27-38

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  3. Interactive Distance e-Learning for Isolated Communities: The Policy Footprint

    Stephen Crump, Kylie Twyford & Margaret Littler

    This paper provides information on the policy strand of an investigation into the Australian Research Council Linkage research project into "interactive distance e-learning" [IDeL] following the... More

    pp. 39-52

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  4. Interactive Distance Learning Technology and Connectedness

    Brian Devlin, Peter Feraud & Alan Anderson

    This three-part paper discusses how the contemporary use of computers in distance education is helping to connect students from our rural communities, whether they are located at pastoral stations,... More

    pp. 53-62

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  5. How Are They Doing?: Examining Student Achievement in Virtual Schooling

    Michael K. Barbour & Dennis Mulcahy

    Six years ago the Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation began a virtual high school within the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Designed primarily to provide courses in... More

    pp. 63-74

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  6. Distance Education: Is It Art or Is It Science?

    Ted Munsch

    Distance education is becoming a more common method of curriculum delivery across grade levels in Australia, the United States and throughout the world. Especially in remote rural areas with sparse... More

    pp. 75-85

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