Knowledge and Skill Acquisition from a Distance: Meeting the Changing Demands of Disadvantaged
This paper attempts to explain the need of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for the specific disadvantaged population so as to meet their changing demand for knowledge and skill acquisition. There are no controversies amongst the ODE experts on the belief, that easy access to education is crucial, almost central, to the open and distance education system.
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