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Distance Education

E-LEARNING: NEW MANTRA FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION Dr.R.Sivakumar Introduction The old correspondence courses were the first Distance Learning courses but with the advent of Internet in the eighties, e-Learning became new mantra for delivering higher education courses over really long distances. The Internet opened new possibilities and now any type of learning content, be it for school, graduate or masters level, employee training, research activity or any other type of academic offering...

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Distance Learning

year alone, there was a 13% increase in registration for distance learning classes throughout the public university system. (Beverly Creamer, 2003) It is now possible for people to learn conveniently from home or office. People that want to go to school can do so now because scheduling and geographic location does not matter with online classes because the class course is brought to the student rather than the student to the course. Is distance learning as effective as classroom based courses? This...

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Online Education

Online Education The modern age is the age of information technology and eLearning. The world has literally been placed on one’s finger tips. A click of a mouse can take you across the globe in a jiffy. The steep learning curve of knowledge never seemed so easy to scale in the past. Cyber technology and cyber learning are now the new mantras to success. Thanks to the internet traditional class rooms are rapidly giving way to ultra-modern online classes. Computer technology has opened up a new world...

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Impact of Online Education

Ayush Agrawal Prof. William MacPherson As the term suggests “online education”, the education that one gets through the usage of internet. Online learning is essentially the computer and network-enabled transfer of skills and knowledge, hence it is also referred as E-learning. This system of education applications and processes include Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classroom opportunities and digital collaboration. About a decade ago, in the late 90’s who would have...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Education

Advantages and disadvantages of online education Introduction It is basically credit-granting courses or education training delivered primarily via the Internet to students at remote locations, including their homes. The Online courses may or may not be delivered synchronously. An online course may need that students and teachers meet once or periodically in a physical setting for lectures, labs, or exams, so long as the time spent in the physical setting does not exceed 25 percent of the...

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 DISTANCE EDUCATION: ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM BEYOND BORDER History Distance education dates back to at least as early as 1728 when an advertisement in the Boston Gazette promoted "Caleb Phillips, Teacher of the new method of Short Hand," who sought students who wanted to learn through weekly mailed lessons. Similarly, Isaac Pitman taught shorthand in Great Britain via correspondence in the 1840s. Distance education has a long history, but its popularity and use has grown exponentially...

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Online vs Traditional Education

THE SIMILARITIES OF ONLINE EDUCATION VS TRADITIONAL EDUCATION There are two different environments of learning online learning and traditional learning. When people think about these two, they naturally consider their differences. For example, virtual classes are claimed to be less engaging then face to face ones, or less demanding, for that matter. Conversely, the fact that the former have a more flexible schedule than the latter is generally highlighted. In sum, differences favoring one or...

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An Emerging Trend in Education: the Online Classroom

An Emerging Trend in Education: The online classroom Phillip Stuart Lincoln Memorial University Trends and Issues within Educational Technologies EDL - 872 Dr. Chris Henderson July 06, 2012 An Emerging Trend in Education: The online classroom The National Science Foundation, which managed the Internet in the early years, prohibited using it for commercial purposes until 1993, when it lifted the ban. This led to the growth of the World Wide Web, with its user friendly features and colorful...

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Plagiarism and Online Education

Plagiarism and Online Education Info 103- Computer Literacy Instructor: Mr. Syed September 19, 2014 Plagiarism by college students is a serious problem in Online Education. I was astonished by the many hundreds of websites and links. This essay discusses plagiarism from an online perspective, as well as a current student of online college. I will also be commenting on academic policies about plagiarism. What is Online Education? Online education is fast becoming one of...

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Importance of Distance Education in India

Importance of Distance Education in India                                                                    Asif Ahmed               After independence, India had made tremendous progress in the field of education, though mostly quantitative in nature. Earlier, education was available only to the elites in society, and a large majority of poor and marginalized people remained illiterate. Political considerations have an important role in the expansion of higher education, especially at the...

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