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Friday, September 16, 2011

Net based Learning and Teaching - Making Education Accessible for All

Today I have Robert Williams as guest blogger. Please be sure to check out his unique guest post. Guest posts are always welcome, please contact me.

Time moves on and with the flow of time has changed the facets of education and learning. The world of education unifying with Internet and communication technology has witnessed a massive turn in making learning accessible, flexible, and easier.

Distance Learning is the latest trend in education that aims to connect all the learners from different parts of the world into a global platform of knowledge sharing. Net based Learning and Teaching is effectively said to bridge the gap between time and distance in connecting the learner and the instructor over a single common platform.

To generate a fair idea on distance learning and its swift path of evolution in breaking it big in the present age, you can follow the Wikipedia page

With Internet making it big in the education world, the World Wide Web technologies and latest innovations are widely used in delivering education in a timely and professional manner bridging the gaps of distance. Online learning, as it is referred to as allows the students to learn at their own pace without any personal or professional commitments. It allows them to have an access to learning whenever they feel it convenient. Moreover, Net based Learning and Teaching has made education accessible at the remote areas of the world, untouched of the light of learning.

Well,a news post by AFP, effectively highlights the concept that works behind distance learning. The news details on the how Internet technology through its effective usage via distance learning has taken education into the Amazon.

Likewise, countries like UK, U.S.A, India, and European destinations have been hugely benefited through online education. Therefore, if you have held the dreams of Studying in UK close to your heart then, it is time that you give your dreams the wings to fly. Professional commitments and financial constrains no longer poses a restriction in your dreams and higher education. A number of colleges and universities in UK have opened separate wings of distance learning to cater to the needs of the professionals and aspiring youth of today’s generation.
Technological innovations and latest invention in communication tools makes it easier to deliver teaching facilitating the need of Net based Learning and Teaching. Delivering lectures, conducting presentations, and arranging discussion groups are all done via video conferencing and other technological based learning systems. E-mail correspondence has made communication between students and teachers easier and simpler. However, you need to keep in mind that to make effective use of learning and delivering knowledge via the Internet, students and teachers should develop a sound knowledge about the technologies used for instructional deliveries.
To know more about the base of E-learning that holds the pillars of online education and internet based learning, you can refer to the Wikipedia link
Universities and colleges in UK focusing on the aspects of Net Based Learning and Teaching offer both professional development courses and general academic programs. From diplomas to degrees to PhD programs – courses are offered in disciplines like, Management,
Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Psychology, Information technology.

BBC has explored the growing prospects of UK distance Learning and Study in UK concept via online. In its news post, BBC discusses about Open University and its online learning prospects that is growing in number in relation to other contexts of learning. 
The Internet in making education accessible for all has introduced new ways of sustaining individual learning through Net Based Learning and Teaching. Open learning emerged as one of the prominent trends of distance learning that has been facilitating the study in UK concept largely.
Questions and comments can be sent to: Robert Williams 

Many thanks to Robert.
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