1. Distance Learning: An
Evaluation of Online Learning
The University of Southern Mississippi
IT 648: Telecommunications in Education
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
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