|aIntroduction / Alison A. Carr-Chellman -- China's online education : rhetoric and realities / Ke Zhang -- The gap between e-learning availability and e-learning industry development in Taiwan / Jiang Jiaqi -- The distance in education and online technologies in India / Priya Sharma -- Online learning and differential participation in a democratic society : Ireland as a case study / Sarah Fitzpatrick & Paul Conway -- E-learning democracy and social exclusion? : issues of access and retention in the UK / Ormond Simpson -- International study circles / Ben Salt -- A critical look at distance education in Turkey / Husra Gursoy -- Canada's SchoolNet : wiring up schools? / Leslie R. Shade & Diane Y. Dechief -- The new frontier : Web-based education in US culture / Alison A. Carr-Chellman -- New Zealand : is online education a highway to the future? / Bill Anderson -- Towards borderless virtual learning in higher education / Colin Latchem -- Development and democracy in Namibia : the contribution of information and communication technologies (ICTs) / R. Kavena Shalyef & Hilda Nakakuwa -- Can you lead from behind? : critical reflections on the rhetoric of e-learning, open distance learning and ICTs for development in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) / Wayne Mackintosh -- Stalled : e-learning as thwarted innovation / Robert Zemsky & William F. Massy -- Conclusion / Alison A. Carr-Chellman.
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