This essay is about how the to use the new technology to get an education online; compared to the old way, the classroom education.

Essay by pmorilloCollege, UndergraduateA+, July 2003

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Online Distance Education




III.What Distance Education is?

A.Historical perspective


IV.Technological Options









A.Small-room videoconference

B.Classroom videoconference

C.Desktop video conference

VI.Face- To-Face Vs. Distance Learning



VII.World Wide Web Technologies

A.The Internet

-Definition and Power

-Good News and Bad News

-Advantages and Disadvantages

B.Web Tycho




IX.References (Citation)


Now there's a way for working adults to obtain a degree that requires a person to log onto a computer and connect to the Internet. Technology has allowed full-time employees to achieve that same four-year degree that every incoming young freshman is achieving nowadays. This method can be done while at work, in school computer labs, or at the privacy of your own home. Online studies provide a number of learning options, in addition to classroom-based instruction. An example is, "Distance Education", when the instructor and student are separated by physical distance and technology.

These course delivery formats are designed to offer the working adult the greatest flexibility in planning their academic schedule. Many of these formats use the latest technological advances to bring teachers and students at different locations together, while others enable to complete course requirements without classroom attendance.

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