European Leaders in Distance and e-Learning

  • Alan W Tait Open University, UK
Keywords: Leaders, Distance education


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How to Cite
Tait, A. W. (2017). European Leaders in Distance and e-Learning. Journal of Learning for Development , 4(1). Retrieved from
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