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How Are New Technologies Impacting Elective Home Learners?

  • Andrew McAvoy

Abstract

The impact of the broadband revolution has been felt across many socio-economic forums including education, and the ongoing effect of this technology is still being evaluated as a concern in educational research today prompting researchers to question how it is interacting with stakeholders in the educational establishment and what direction the debate is taking now and in the future. With this in mind, it is appropriate to ask how the availability of broadband access has impacted the nature of the debate with a focus on the elective home education/distance learning sector and not just the established state or private school providers. What are the challenges and opportunities that broadband is bringing to these communities, and how is this being reflected in contemporary research?

Keywords

Education Policy Digital Divide Broadband Access Home Schooling Curriculum Policy 
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