Distance education and the role of IT in India

@article{Rao2006DistanceEA,
  title={Distance education and the role of IT in India},
  author={Siriginidi Subba Rao},
  journal={The Electronic Library},
  year={2006},
  volume={24},
  pages={225-236}
}
Purpose – To highlight India’s efforts in raising literacy levels through distance education (DE) by utilizing various technological choices, including information technology (IT), available in the country. Design/methodology/approach – This article discusses the education scenario, emergence of correspondence courses/open universities, government initiatives for IT enablement of education and DE, participating institutions and technology choices available in India. It examines the preparedness… CONTINUE READING
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