ERIC Number: EJ973028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Distance Learning for Special Populations
Bates, Rodger A.
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, v15 n2 Sum 2012
Distance education strategies for remotely deployed, highly mobile, or institutionalized populations are reviewed and critiqued. Specifically, asynchronous, offline responses for special military units, Native Americans on remote reservations, prison populations and other geographically, temporally or technologically isolated niche populations are explored.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Distance Education, Correctional Institutions, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Geographic Isolation, Rural Areas, Reservation American Indians, Military Personnel, Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian Education, Migrant Workers, Educational Television, Athletes, Asynchronous Communication, Handheld Devices, Video Technology, Access to Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
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