The essential character of modern distance high education is the separate of instruction and learning in time and space that makes the learners in the system of modern distance education have to have strong self-study ability and self-discipline spirit. So the orientation of modern distance high education is adult education, continue education and all-life education.
Certainly, this orientation does not exclude the amalgamation of modern distance high education and traditional campus high education. Thereby, writer has put forward the essential frame of modern high education system.
Computer technology, the communication technology and the multimedia technology in the modern long-distance higher education application, have brought the unprecedented development opportunity for the modern long-distance higher education.
Proceeding with the connotation and functions of the working mechanism of the modern long-distance higher education, this paper discusses four factors-the government, the market, the society, and the school-that have had effect on the working mechanism of the modern long-distance higher education, with focuses on the goal mechanism, the admission and graduation mechanism, the competition mechanism, the interest-distribution mechanism and the monitoring mechanism.
Based on the investigation and study, the contents and methods of developing modern long-distance higher education in countryside were discussed, and the difficulties and problems were summarized in this paper.
Because of the industry attribute of the modern higher distance education, it’s foundation supplied by it’s amplitude market, it’s object attributes which are different from the traditional higher education and it’s double attributes of industry and public undertaking and their mutual effects, it can actualize industrialization.
How to promote the industrialization development of university modern higher distance education, we should build up a correct concept of industrialization development, build a new relations between education and economy, quicken the constructing of social supervision, authentication, evaluation system and strengthen the constructing of service system and so on.
To develop the industrialization mode which suit the fact of modern higher distance education in our country, we should obey the principia of integrating education running rules and industry running rules, the principia of integrating society benefit and economy benefit, etc.