Compared to a few years ago there's now a wealth of distance learning packages on the market If you are considering using this approach for your CIMA studies, it's important that you find a distance learning course that will be effective for you: We've put some questions to Malcolm Bell, BPP's Head of Distance Learning, on what students should look for in a distance-learning
Summary: JEDDAH: Part-time university students in the Kingdom have been left confused following local media reports that the Ministry of Higher Education will be closing down the system and replacing it with a distance-learning
With today's technologies, educational information can be presented by an instructor in a distance-learning
class at any site and recorded for viewing somewhere else later as a refresher.
are ideal for people who have a full-time job or other commitments, who can't take time off to study full time.
TAMPA -- Enrollment in distance-learning
classes at community colleges is galloping at a pace far exceeding overall enrollment growth, according to a recent report by the Instructional Technology Council.
Sean Bandarkar, program development director, Executive Education, Stanford University, says both in-person and distance-learning
models have their advantages.
However, he cautions, on the one hand, that many students who have become accustomed to the instructor-centered learning experience of the classroom might have difficulty transitioning to the freedom of the distance-learning
format; these students will not respond positively if thrown into the distance learning deep waters without careful attention to learning styles that encourage and promote self-direction.
In fact, as this story goes to press, the 12 leading distance-learning
companies--including Career Education Corp.
Nationwide, approximately 25 percent of public schools offer distance-learning
programs, according to Market Data Retrieval, 2003.
There are also many distance-learning
programs that offer a degree with a very similar title: Doctor of Naturopathy.
But creating the ideal distance-learning
environment should be on the agenda of any districts planning major modernizations or new facilities.