Winds of change and paradigm shifts: Correspondence, distance and open learning

Authors

  • Andrew Higgins University of Otago

Keywords:

online learning, distance education, e-learning, distance learning, technology-enhanced learning, flexible learning, flexible delivery

Abstract

This paper uses the origins of and subsequent changes to correspondence education in Queensland and New Zealand to highlight how open and flexible learning practices are influencing the normal paradigm of educational teaching, learning and service delivery.

Author Biography

Andrew Higgins, University of Otago

Head of the Flexible Learning Section in the Higher Education Development Centre

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