Important Design Considerations for Online Web Courses

Important Design Considerations for Online Web Courses

Y. J. Zhang (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch152
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The progress of computer and communication technology as well as multimedia equipment and network infrastructures have greatly enhanced the quality of distance learning in recent years (Chee, 2001). Distance learning consists of the conducting of education and training at a long distance by using modern telecommunication technology. On developing cost-effective applications and services that allow people to learn what, where, when, and how they want distance learning becomes more and more important in many fast-growing sectors such as: continuing education, tele-education, home learning, on-the-job training, professional training, vocational training, and so forth.

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