Distributed Learning Sequences for the Future Generation

Distributed Learning Sequences for the Future Generation

Hakikur Rahman (SDNP, Bangladesh)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 5
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch096
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Abstract

Distributed learning can be conceived as a means of providing learning opportunities beyond the boundaries of the traditional education system, through utilization of an available range of information technologies. Distributed learning sequences comprise e-mail, Internet, WWW, videoconferencing (virtual conferencing), groupware, newsgroups, simulations, e-groups, chatrooms, and interactive and instructional software utilities. A distributed learning platform facilitates a learner-centered educational paradigm rather than a tutor-centered system, and promotes interactive learning, where the learner can initiate the learning processes.

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