Distance Learning—Present and Future

  • Alfred Bork
  • Sigrun Gunnarsdottir
Part of the Innovations in Science Education and Technology book series (ISET, volume 12)


Many types of distance learning are possible, as discussed in Chapter 3. These factors can be put together in many ways to produce a distance learning system. We review a few of the widely used existing possibilities in this section, and then consider some interesting possibilities found in science fiction. Later chapters will present the approach to distance learning recommended in this book.


Distance Learning Science Fiction Voice Input Voice Output Free Learner 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Bork
    • 1
  • Sigrun Gunnarsdottir
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California, IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Iceland TelecomReykjavikIceland

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