REVIEW: Towards Virtualization: Open and Distance Learning

Reviewed by Renu NANDA

What was a prophesy twenty five years ago that the home would become the center of society, in which work, education, service consumption and leisure would be mediated through new technologies has been very well exemplified in this mammoth book edited by Reddy and Manjulika. The electronic revolution powered by the developments in ICTs particularly the Internet and the World Wide Web have not only changed the traditional sources of knowledge but have also altered the mode of delivery, instructional methods and even the sites and places of dialogical learning.