Book Review: Depover, C., Orivel, F. (2012). Developing countries in the elearning era (Vol. 96). Paris: UNESCO IIPE.
This review will depart from the standard format of a review, which usually starts by giving a brief summary of the reviewed item. Given that the book is readily available online at this URL and includes a good advance organizer in its introduction (pp. 1718) we will skip this task and directly turn to discuss the book. // I will further depart from usual practice by shortly introducing my own conceptual framework since it may help to understand better my comments on the book.
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