As we move from the present to the future of online education, we are likely to witness a persistent socio-economic phenomenon of “distance inequality”, where the rich are always one step ahead of the poor in their ownership of ICT. How, why, and to what end will distance inequality play out on the socio-technological stage?

  1. Distance – Just like people can be geographically near or far, they can be technologically near in proportion to their electronic communication, and socially near as a property of the social graph. Which of these three measures of distance is most useful?
  2. Fidelity of Interaction – Online education in the coming era of virtual reality.

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