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It follows that the teaching must be done via some kind of medium or a collection of media. Print, movie, television, radio, video chat and computer web sources have been used. In 1840 Isaac Pitman began teaching his shorthand by sending and receiving postcards. His success led to the establishment of correspondence schools.
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Walton Hall, renovated in 1970 to act as the headquarters of the newly established Open University. (Artist: Hilary French)
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