A Critical Analysis of Disadvantaged Groups’ Access to Distance Education in Turkey

Uğur, Nevruz
Taneri, Pervin Oya
Akgündüz, Mehmet M.
6. Uluslararası Çağdaş Eğitim Araştırmaları Kongresi


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N. Uğur, P. O. Taneri, and M. M. Akgündüz, “A Critical Analysis of Disadvantaged Groups’ Access to Distance Education in Turkey,” presented at the 6. Uluslararası Çağdaş Eğitim Araştırmaları Kongresi, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrayna, 2021, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/100209.