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ASTD Hand Book for Workplace Learning Professionals by Elaine Biech

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aChapter 26 Distance Learning and Web-Based Training
Jennifer Hofmann with Jane Bozarth

In This Chapter

  • Learn about the newest generation of distance learning delivery tools
  • Get examples of ways to use new technologies in learning
  • Compare technologies, such as blogs, wikis, discussion forums, and communities

It might surprise you to know that distance learning is not a new concept—formal distance learning in the United States can be historically traced as far back as the first half of the 19th century. The introduction of every new communication medium seemed to be fast followed by a desire to use it to distribute education in a nontraditional ...

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