Commonwealth Co-operation in Open Learning

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Media in Distance Education

It is now 20 years since Wilbur Schramm and his colleagues published their seminal 'The New Media: Memo to Planners' (Schramm et al., 1967) which reviewed 23 case-studies of the use of 'new' media in education. The optimism of that document is still refreshing to read, but subsequent experience provides a more depressing picture. Most of the projects reviewed have long ago ceased to function.


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