Following on the theme of increasingly utilized technologies perceived in different ways, Saks’ article, “Education at a Distance: Best Practices and Considerations for Leadership Educators,” points out a variety of helpful considerations from multiple perspectives. Saks raises the issue of implicit influences in distance education rooted in communication differences between genders. As Saks notes, “Because of their differing communication styles and needs (Tannen, 1989, 1991), women may have a harder time being perceived as valuable members of the virtual community, and they may also find the experience less meaningful than their male counterparts (Harper, 2007).”

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