Document Type



InTech Innovations, Edith Cowan University

Place of Publication

Mount Lawley, Western Australia


Oliver, R. & Reeves, T. (1994). Telematics in rural education : an investigation of the use of telematics for the delivery of specialist programmes for students in rural schools. Mount Lawley, Australia: InTech Innovations, Edith Cowan University.


Rural students face many problems that do not necessarily confront their city counterparts. Education is a process that carries strong economies of scale. It is economical in instances where resources and facilities can be shared. It is very much resource based and much of the quality of educational programmes is derived from the resources and facilities that support the teaching/learning programme. This type of scenario makes it possible for a strong distinctions to emerge in the quality of the educational programmes received by rural and metropolitan students...