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Online University Education: Liberating the Student?


Kitto, S and Higgins, V, Online University Education: Liberating the Student?, Science As Culture, 12, (1) pp. 23-58. ISSN 0950-5431 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1080/0950543032000062254a


Throughout the world, universities are in the process of mixing ‘virtual’ and ‘traditional’ forms of course delivery in order to facilitate their move toward total ‘virtual’ learning environments. In the context of Australia, which provides the focus of this article, the move to online education is presented as inevitable in the face of increasing technological advances in information-communication technologies (ICTs) and the forces of globalization.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Online education, social theory
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Higgins, V (Professor Vaughan Higgins)
ID Code:138187
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2020-03-26
Last Modified:2020-05-22

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