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A Journey to Legitimacy: The Historical Development of Distance Education through Technology ARTICLE

TLRPTIL Volume 52, Number 2, ISSN 8756-3894

Abstract

This article demonstrates the parallels between development of technology and the increased acceptance of distance learning. First, definitions of distance learning are provided. Second, the history of distance learning and its use of technological innovations are presented. Third, an overview of the academic institutions that are offering distance education are covered along with a discussion of accreditation. Finally, a summary and observations about current technological trends and innovations in distance education are discussed.

Citation

Casey, D.M. (2008). A Journey to Legitimacy: The Historical Development of Distance Education through Technology. TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 52(2), 45-51. Retrieved October 23, 2017 from .

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