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Issues and Problems in Distance Education


Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Volume 13, Number 1, ISSN 1302-6488


Distance education and its relationship to emerging computer technologies have together offered many promises to the field of education. In practice however, the combination often falls short of what it attempts to accomplish some of the short comings are due to problems with the technology; others have more to do with administration, instructional methods, or students. This article provides decision maker with some trends that affect distance education and thus enable them to plan accordingly. The issues and problems are organized into categories as they pertain to students and enrollment, faculty members, academics, technology, the economy, and distance education. All such issues and problems were identified during an extensive review of current literature in the field.


Rashid, N. & Rashid, M. (2012). Issues and Problems in Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 13(1), 20-26. Retrieved November 20, 2019 from .

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