Free Distance Education Essays and Papers

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  • Online Courses versus In-Classroom Courses

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    In contemporary times, the technological advancement known as the Internet, has revolutionized the way in which society is educated. This tool greatly impacts not only the field of education, but every aspect of society. Indeed, Lewin documents, “those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day” (A1), connected to the Internet. This citation illustrates the extensive amount of time today’s youth are online. To that end, the Internet is prevalent in many homes throughout the world and

  • Online Education and Policy Makers

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    of the information available is in the form of anecdotal reports. In addition, magnitude of online education points to the need for more research. The cost of online education, combined with the numbers of students involved, clearly justify this line of research. The primary audience for this research are policymakers. These individuals are not directly responsible for delivering the online education; however, they decide the class size for the online classes. These individuals range from those in

  • Distance Learning

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    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

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Online Vs. Face To Face Learning

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    When it comes to our education, we often decide where we want to go and our choice of learning environment. Many people choose to go far, and some choose to stay close to home. There is also the option of online versus face to face learning. Some people would rather take online classes, rather than being face to face during certain amount of hours. In this paper I will be explaining what people prefer most, why one way is better than the other, who can benefit from each of the ways, and why each

  • Distance Education is about Change

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    “Distance Education is about Change” Evolution in computing and information technology has changed the ways of education. With new technology being created for the purpose of education, the traditional teaching practices are becoming a thing of the past. There are fewer students on school campuses but the numbers of enrollees have increased. Although not new to education, it has become more popular as the demands for a higher education seems to be required to improve the ways of life, Distance

  • Comentary On Line Training

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    Gordon, Sallie E. Systematic Training Program Design. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: P T R Prentice Hall Mason, 1994. Mason, Robin and Anthony Kaye, ed. Mindweave: Communication, Computers and Distance Learning. Oxford: Pergamon P, 1989. O'Hara-Devereaux, Mary and Robert Johansen. "Global Work: Bridging Distance, Culture, and Time." Pritchett, Price. "New Work Habits for a Radically Changing World." Dallas, TX: Pritchett, n.d. Rosenberg, Nils A. "Communication for the World". Intercom May 2000:

  • Education Fiesta

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    Education Fiesta In Today’s competitive society, we all strive for the ideal occupation, and the best learning skills. Technology is a prevalent tool for us, and the Internet especially has helped bring about efficiency. Distance education is not something that I have personally experienced, but through various information sources, I now am fully aware of what online education is all about. To put my research into play I chose to narrate a scenario in which the authors of the sources I used

  • Web-Based Training

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    Internet is one of the hottest trends in corporate training" (Black, 1998, p.1). This type of training is a step away from the interactive distance learning that is "a two-way interactive full-motion video network that allows participants to see and hear each other from remote locations at real-time speeds" (Comeaux, 1995, p.1). This type of interactive distance learning has been criticized for its technical difficulties and interruptions as a result and its lack of interactivity for several reasons

  • Use of Technology in Teaching

    2438 Words  | 10 Pages Dewey, J. (1923). Democracy and Education-An introduction to the Pilosophy of Education. Los Angeles, Calafornia: Indo European Publishing. Martha Burkle, M. C.-I. (2013, January). Defining the role adjument profile of learners and instructors online. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks,, 17(1), 73 -87. Moore, M. G., & Kearsley, G. (2005). Distance Education: A Systems View of online learning. Belmont,CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning. Rory

  • Use of Virtual Worlds For Military Training

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    "There will be new technologies and some of these are predicted. However, principles of learning and teaching at a distance are relatively stable; it is necessary to evaluate the value of each technology for how it contributes to improving the applications of these principles." (Moore & Kearsley, 2005, p. 305) What preeminent and accessible technologies most effectively and efficiently train our soldiers, regardless of schedules and global positions? Alan Davis a former Vice-President of Athabasca