Book review: An Online Doctorate for Researching Professio

Ina Ghita

Abstract


As the demand for online postgraduate education is continuously rising, authors Swapna Kumar and Kara Dawson challenge the assumption that online professional doctoral programs are less rigorous than traditional ones and offer a model for post-graduate digital education in which scholarly thinking is embedded in the research and practice of the professional.


Keywords


online doctorate, digital learning, learning management systems, digital environment design

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