Words, Words, Words: Metaphors, Meaning-Making and Distance Education

In this article, Katrina Meyer examines some of the commonly-used metaphors that describe and name aspects of the Web. By sifting through partial understandings and hidden meanings, Meyer raises many questions about how education, information, and on-line learning come to be understood by multiple constituencies.

Meyer, Katrina A. (2005). Common metaphors and their impact on distance education: What they tell us and what they hide. Teachers College Record 107(8). P. 1601-1625.

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