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Distance learning provides "access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both.

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Distance education,learning

  1. 1. DISTANCE EDUCATION,LEARNING By: Mohammed Alrotali
  2. 2. Distance Education,Learning. Definitions of Distance learning:: >>Distance learning provides "access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both. >> Distance learning is called supported ‘Open Learning’. This means that you study on your own, either at home or wherever suits you – reading, watching or listening to material supplied, doing activities and assignments with regular support from your tutor. What is Distance Education or Learning
  3. 3. Distance Education,Learning. >>Distance education. In the past decade, distance education has become an increasingly popular way for colleges to provide access to their programs and for students to learn about topics and get degrees they might not otherwise be able to pursue. Instructors from grade school to college are using the potential of distance learning to teach students from all around the globe and allow them to work collaboratively on projects, degrees-focused content and educational enrichment CONT)What is Distance Education or Learning
  4. 4. Distance Education,Learning. Distance education, distance learning, dlearning, or D-Learning is a mode of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional setting such as a classroom. Distance learning provides "access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance tion
  5. 5. Distance Education,Learning. Clarification: >The distance learning is by separating all the meansand sources of information and teachersby time and distance. <<Study on your own, whether at home or anywhere in suits - read, watch or listen
  6. 6. History of distance education and technology  A Brief History of Distance Education Throughout the history of human communication, advances in technology have powered paradigmatic shifts in education (Frick, 1991). Communication between teacher and student is a vital element of successful distance education. Media has played an essential role in the establishment of teacher and student communication. For communication to take place, at a bare minimum, there must be a sender, a receiver, and a message. If this message is intended as an instruction, then besides student, teacher, and content, we must consider the environment in which this educational communication occurs (Berg & Collins, 1995). Moore (1990) sees the success of distance education to be based on the content of the dialog between teacher and student and the effectiveness of the communication system in an educational process. There are some discussions about the frequencies and nature of dialogue. Hoffman (1995) referred to dialogue as the capacity for teacher and student to respond to one another.
  7. 7. History of distance education and conttechnology During the nineteenth century, in the United States, several activities in adult education preceded the organization of university extension beyond campuses. In 1873, Anna Ticknor created the society to encourage studies at home for the purpose of educational opportunities for women of all classes in the society. This Boston-based, largely volunteer effort provided correspondence instruction to 10,000 members over a 24-year period despite its resolutely low profile (Ticknor, 1891). Printed materials sent through the mail were the main way of communication, teaching, and learning. In 1883 a Correspondence University headquartered at Cornell University was established, but never got off the ground (Gerrity, 1976). Watkins (1991) in her book cited that Vincent (1885) wrote,