Presentation on theme: "Student name. I S D ISTANCE LEARNING FOR YOU ? T HE MAJORITY OF D ISTANCE COURSES INVOLVE ASYNCHRONOUS LEARNING. T HIS MEANS THAT PARTICIPANTS INTERACT."— Presentation transcript:
I S D ISTANCE LEARNING FOR YOU ?
T HE MAJORITY OF D ISTANCE COURSES INVOLVE ASYNCHRONOUS LEARNING. T HIS MEANS THAT PARTICIPANTS INTERACT WITH CLASSMATES BASED UPON THEIR OWN SCHEDULES. T HIS MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO LEARN ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.
S TUDENTS WHO TAKE D ISTANCE COURSES REPORT... Being nervous about what is expected Procrastinating on assignments Learning more than in traditional classes Feeling that collaborative learning works well
C HALLENGES OF D ISTANCE L EARNING Technical issues Responsibilities of the student Seldom face-to-face contact in the course Classmates come from varying backgrounds
C HARACTERISTICS FOR S UCCESS IN D ISTANCE L EARNING Highly motivated Independent Active learner Disciplined Adaptable to change Learns in a variety of ways
A LTHOUGH IT MAY NOT BE EASY TO FIND THE TIME THAT YOU NEED FOR D ISTANCE LEARNING, THE INFORMATION THAT YOU NEED IS PRESENTED.