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The Opposite of Choice: New Technologies and New Markets in Australian Education.

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Julian Thomas, Denise Meredyth, Leda Moore Blackwood

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Abstract

Examines distance teaching in Australian higher education, with particular reference to predictions made in the recent West Report ("Learning for Life"), arguing that discussion of technology and change in the universities must be framed in the context of the wider educational system, considering especially the government's construction of educational markets. Market mechanisms, policy formation, and equity issues are explored.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-40
JournalAustralian Universities Review
Volume41
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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