Well--yes, actually, I did want to exclude some perspectives and
highlight others. After all, terministic screens are necessarily a
selection and therefore a deflection of reality. But mostly I can
supply plenty of negative perspectives about distance ed. myself. I'd
would really like to know about what at least sometimes sort of works,
although I realize that talking about what works also entails talking
about what doesn't.
I think Robert said it best.
Christine Skolnik wrote:
> We agreed that it was pretty easy to say what doesn't work,
> >and to gripe about ill-advised trendy schemes at are a loony a dozen,
> >but the fact remains that with the right resources and the chutzpah to
> >insist on careful development, distance writing courses can work.
> Though it's also easy to ignore the basic critical-pedagogical questions,
> isn't it?
> >would be useful to hear positive stories that end with a generalizable
> >point that others can learn from.
> This really sounds like you want to preclude certain perspectives.
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