Far Out Learning

Jenkins, Christine
February 2000
School Library Journal;Feb2000, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p46
Trade Publication
Offers observation on online education. Online course at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science; Reason an online discussion has a slower pace than one that takes place face-to-face; Why distance education makes sense for library education, especially for youth services and school librarianship. INSET: Online Library Classes: How They Work.


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