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  • Distance Education And Synchronous Distance Learning

    definitions for what distance learning or distance education Teaster and Blieszner (1999) say “the term distance learning has been applied to many instructional methods: however, its primary distinction is that the teacher and the learner are separate in space and possibly time”. The most thorough definition was proposed by Desmond Keegan (1995) a leading expert in distance education. Keegan espouses that “Distance education and training result from the technological separation of teacher and learner which frees the student from the necessity of traveling to “a fixed place, at a fixed time, to meet a fixed person, in order to be trained.” Distance learning has evolved through the…

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  • Internet And Distance Education Essay

    Internet and Distance Education Have you ever stopped to think of the role that the internet plays in distance education? I currently use the internet when completing all of my college assignments off of campus. Distance education has been defined as a generic term used to define the field of distance learning, distance learning is a mode of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional setting such as a classroom…

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  • Importance Of Distance Education

    Nowadays, there are a lot of inventions and new products in every sphere, and education is no exception. Instead of attending regular classes, people can register for online training, which, according to many, is also effective. Technological process has opened new educational opportunities and changed a way people live and study. A few years ago, people could only dream about sitting at home, and at the same time participating in a workshop. Now it is not only just possible, but also wildly…

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  • The Influence Of Distance Education

    Considering the advancement of education and the continuing evolvement of online learning, I think the adoption of distance technologies is inevitable. I base this on a comparison to the adoption of distance education by higher education institutions in the 70s and 80s when there were really no regulations and anybody 's sister and brother was establishing distance learning entities. However, today, the cost factor is really ruling how schools will operate 10 to 20 years from now; although I…

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  • Distance Education Vs Knou

    A number of distance education providers have been established out of the Open University movement. Two examples of distance education institutions in the East Asian and Pacific region are Korea National Open University (KNOU) and the Open University of China (OUC). KNOU is in a developed country while OUC is in developing China. Although similar, they each have their own distinctive history, populations, technology, pedagogy, and quality assurance practices. History The Korean and Chinese…

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  • The Benefits Of Online Distance Education

    CDs, and the, near ubiquitous, search engine one can see the rapidly changing environments of modern classrooms. Education has forever been changed by this access to the information super-highway. The internet, when used for education, allows students to develop the skills to navigate vast amounts of information, think critically, and determine credibility; this empowers students while preparing them for the future. Ensuring that all students have equal access can be troublesome, however, when…

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  • The Importance Of Mobile Education In Distance Education

    Abstract: Education is a lifelong learning process. Education is the backbone of society. In common parlance education is any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character or physical ability of an individual. In this modern era technology has changed the way of teaching learning process. Teaching and learning process has now become more flexible and easily accessible from anywhere and anytime irrespective of location and time and all this is possible because of Mobiles…

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  • The Implications Of Distance Education And The Cost Of Education

    result in a substantial upturn in the number of learners that will require an education. Surely these individuals will need a quality education in order to compete in a global society. Thus the question will become, who will pay for the education for this mass influx of people? Let us consider these responses. Should the education of a societies citizens be the responsibility of the local or federal governments? Or on the other hand should education be an individual accountability. Some…

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  • What Is The Importance Of Distance Education?

    The socialization argument has lost momentum in recent years with the awareness of bullying, cyberbullying, and violence in public and private schools. Distance education has become a safe haven for students who are being bullied in school. Parent’s choice to homeschool their children can be a difficult choice filled with anxiety over documentation, reporting, assessment, and legalese. But e-learning and virtual schools facilitate a parent’s right to educate their own children. In the past, it…

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  • Distance Learning And The Benefits Of Online Education

    Online education is a convenient way for traditional and non-traditional students to earn a diploma, certificate or degree. Online education or “distance learning” first began through shorthand classes being offered via mail. As technology progressed, television and radio were used for mediums as well. In 1981, the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute 's School of Management and Strategic Studies began offering a computer based learning program. With this new way of earning a degree comes the…

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