However from this variety they draw out some general questions about the type of mathematics taught in this sector of education.
Although this sector of education is much older as the preceding one, it is subject to deep changes because of the increased access to higher education.
It is no longer a closed world reserved for a minority of privileged students and cannot be described as easily as earlier.
both mathematics and distance teaching; the current and potential roles of computer technology in the flexible delivery process; and the particular implications of these factors in relation to interactions between so-called 'developed' and 'developing' countries.
The authors show how relative is the notion of numeracy in mathematics which depends on the socio-cultural surroundings.