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  • 1. Distance Learning: An Evaluation of Online Learning The University of Southern Mississippi IT 648: Telecommunications in Education Amy Thornton
  • 2. 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 (Webster’s Dictionary)
  • 3. 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 Management System.