Distance Learning: An
Evaluation of Online Learning
The University of Southern Mississippi
IT 648: Telecommunications in Education
What is Distance Learning?
Distance education, or distance learning, is a field
of education that focuses on the pedagogy,
technology, and instructional systems design that
aim to deliver education to students who are not
physically on site” (wikipedia)
an educational system, in which students have
minimal or no residency at the institution itself
What is Online Learning?
Any learning experience or environment
that relies upon the Internet/WWW as
the primary delivery mode of
communication and presentation.
Often makes use of a Learning