"Distance education" Essays and Research Papers

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Distance Education

    Distance Education We normally take our studies in a structured establishment called classroom located a place called school. Every day‚ we wake up early‚ leave our homes‚ pay for transportation fees and finally reach to our second home‚ the classroom. As we welcome ourselves in Mindanao State University‚ we are lucky to meet different kinds of people from different kinds of places. People from Glan‚ Tacurong‚ Marbel and all over Mindanao are your schoolmates and classmates. You share experiences

    Premium Distance educationEducationLearning 792 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
  • The Necessity for Distance Education and E-Learning

    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

    Premium Distance educationEducational technology 1304 Words | 6 Pages

    Open Document
  • Distance education

    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 as

    Premium EducationDistance educationOpen University 884 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
  • 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

    Premium Distance educationE-learningVirtual learning environment 1120 Words | 5 Pages

    Open Document
  • Distance Education in Nigeria

    Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education-TOJDE January 2006 ISSN 1302-6488 Volume: 7 Number: 1 Article: 2 Problems and Prospects of Open and Distance Education in Nigeria Mudasiru Olalere YUSUF (Ph.D) Senior lecturer (Educational Technology) Department of Curriculum Studies and Educational Technology‚ Faculty of Education University of Ilorin‚ Ilorin NIGERIA ABSTRACT Distance education as a mean of providing access to education‚ particularly tertiary level education‚ has gained great prominence

    Premium Educational technologyEducationDistance education 3969 Words | 16 Pages

    Open Document
  • History of Distance Education

    The development of distance education has resulted from so-called push and pull factors: the technological advances created user demand‚ while extensive usage of technologies led to further development in technology. (Lewis et al‚ 1999). One can distinguish between four generations of distance education technologies. The timeframe of the first generation is from 1850s to1960 and the technologies employed are print (correspondence classes)‚ radio and instructional television. The second generation

    Premium TechnologyHigher educationPersonal computer 383 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • Distance Learning: Democratization of Education

    DISTANCE LEARNING: DEMOCRATIZATION OF EDUCATION Distance education or distance learning is a field of education that focuses on teaching methods and technology with the aim of delivering teaching‚ often on an individual basis‚ to students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting such as a classroom. It has been described as "a process to create and provide access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance‚ or both.

    Premium EducationDistance education 506 Words | 3 Pages

    Open Document
  • 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

    Premium Distance educationHigher educationOpen University 1530 Words | 7 Pages

    Open Document
  • distance education

    Many people use distance-learning programs (study material post‚ TV‚ Internet‚ etc.) to study at home‚ but some people think that it cannot bring the same benefits of attending college or university. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? 第一次 Nowadays‚ an increasing number of people are concerned about the vehicle of accessing to knowledge and skills. However‚ whether people should be given access to knowledge by distance-learning programs or by attending college has caused

    Premium EducationLearningUniversity 629 Words | 3 Pages

    Open Document
  • Distance Education in India

    experienced modification since its independence. There was a huge development in Indian education. Various courses such as distance learning courses‚ online courses and non formal education system developed in the country. However‚ there is an immense difference in the Distant Education in India and online education in the country. Though‚ all online degree programmes can be termed as distance learning courses‚ yet distance-learning courses cannot be identified as online courses. The difference lies because

    Premium EducationHigher educationHistory of education 446 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50