This paper examines the particular importance of critical thinking in distance education. It poses that the unique challenge of distance education lies in giving responsibility to the students for their own education. This is particularly important in distance education, as giving direction with face to face contact is not possible.
EditorAppleton K; Macpherson C; Orr D
Parent TitleLifelong Learning Conference : selected papers from the inaugural international Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia, 17-19 July 2000, hosted by Central Queensland University
Number of Pages4
PublisherLifelong Learning Conference Committee, Central Queensland University
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Qld.
External Author AffiliationsCentral Queensland University; Charles Sturt University;
Name of ConferenceLifelong Learning Conference