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The end of geography? An Australian experience of new media and ‘borderless education’

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Part of the Multimedia und Telekooperation book series (MMTK)

Abstract

Australia’s settlement history has been shaped by geography-by, as one historian described it, ‘the tyranny of distance’. Its people have, in consequence, been quick to take up technologies of communication which promise ‘the end of distance’: thus, Australians have made unique contributions in distance education and student-centred learning.

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© Betriebswirtschaftlicher Verlag Dr. Th. Gabler GmbH, Wiesbaden, und Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag GmbH, Wiesbaden 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Griffith UniversityAustralia

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