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This Is a presentation about distance Education. It include the defintion of distance Education, What is better to used Education or distance learning and old and new technology used in distance learning.

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  1. 1. Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Done by: Halima Mohammed alkindi 945509 Eman Khalfan Almhrooqi 92714
  2. 2. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? It’s system to deliver the content to the learner who are not physically intended to the classroom using combination system of technology. it’s usually individual basis. Distance education is defined as institution-based formal education where the learning group is separated, and where interactive telecommunications systems are used to connect learners, resources, and instructors. This definition is expanded on in the 2009 yearbook of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, which validates this definition of the field.
  3. 3. Defining Distance Education Distance education or distance learning? In my opinion, it is DE because it is more general system than DL, it can be different institution like: school; universities, and colleges . Also, DE focus on the process of learning including the way , materials and strategies for learning like distance learning.
  4. 4. Defining Distance Education History of distance education and technology (old technology) In this picture people use printer for distance education, paper, books, libraries, the simple beginning of using internet
  5. 5. History of distance education and technology (old technology) Through the 1970s and ’80s there were more advancements in the realm of distance education. More schools and employers began to implement computer assisted training and classwork. These courses required people to use the computers within a school or place of employment, so they were still a far cry from the expansive online programs people use today.
  6. 6. Defining Distance Education History of distance education and technology (modern technology) Nowadays, people have used video conferences for DE , also the use of different e-learning site via the internet, using smartphone for DE is new technology.
  7. 7. History of distance education and technology (modern technology) Every year since online classes have become available, there has been an increase in the number of students utilizing this new technology. Distance education has seen dramatic increase since it was first introduced in the 1960s. People who would otherwise not have time for classes, have come to see this new method of instruction as a way to realize those dreams in a way that works around their schedule and life. Online learning will likely continue to grow as the Internet expands and companies look to create the newest and best way to educate students online.