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Conference publication

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O'Reilly. M 1996, 'Towards using WWW for teaching and learning', in R Debreceny & A Ellis (eds), Proceedings of Landscaping the Web: AusWeb96, the second Australian World Wide Web Conference, Gold Coast, Qld, 7-9 July, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, pp. 529-530.

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Traditional forms of distance education course delivery rely on paper based exchange of information and invariably suffer from an extreme paucity of dialogue. On the other hand, telecommunications-based education (Debreceny, Ellis & Chua, 1995) makes use of both existing and new technologies for a variety of options in course delivery which maximise dialogue, interaction and interactivity.