Tag Archives: Distance Education

Distance Education and E-Learning – Past, Present and Future

Buzzwords in education have been in existence since the on-set of formal education as we know it today. Many of these terms come and go based on their usage and their context but some terminologies have withstood the test of time. Let us take a look at some of the common terms along with the chronology of how they evolved. Continue reading

Social Learning Community for Managers of All Industries

WhatDoYouWantFromThem.com is a social learning community for managers of all industries. Anna Smith describes what led her to create the network and how companies can use it to provide training and development for their management recruits.

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Where are the new online learning markets?

Broad band subscriptions reached 508,761,837 in the third quarter of 2010, according to figures prepared by Point Topic (http://www.point-topic.com) and announced today by the Broadband Forum in its Global Broadband and IPTV Industry Update. Over 14.3 million lines were added in the third quarter alone. For those of us in eLearning this of course means there are more connected people out there who could potentially be our future online students.

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Pros and Cons of Online Education

Online degrees have become a popular option for many people who are looking to further their education. Obtaining an education online can be beneficial for many different situations. However, as with any education option, there are pros and cons of online education. By properly educating yourself about the advantages and disadvantages of obtaining an online degree, you will be able to decide whether an online education is the right choice for you.


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