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"No Significant Difference Phenomenon"

"No Significant Difference Phenomenon"

The question is whether the use of certain technologies impacts the quality of teaching and learning. This site provides selected quotations from the 355 research reports highlighted in book "The No Significant Difference Phenomenon," including one from 1928! The companion site ( features comparative studies which DO document significant differences--some of which detail significant *negative* influences of technology. The parent site ( includes a wealth of interesting TWO material, including a Merlot-like portal to add to the Resource index.


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Deb Gearhart
Deb Gearhart (Administrator)
20 years ago
This site and text are valuable to the research in the field of distance
education. They demonstrate that distance education is not inferior, as assumed
by many educators.