Statistic data at home and abroad demonstrates that the rate of dropout of distance learners in the area of distance education far surpasses that of learners in the area of traditional education,and in Asia the rate up to 50%.
The modern long-distance education is a new kind of education form developed rapidly by using modern information technology such as network and multimedia technology, and it is a significant component part of the higher education in china.
In this paper, the role and development strategy of modern long-distance education in private-run colleges and universities are discussed, based on studying the characteristics and importance of modern long-distance education.
Distance Learning and Virtual Education for Higher Education in Africa: Evaluation of Options and Strategies
Distance learning has become a very important mechanism for virtual university operation.
In order to realize such an operation smoothly, it is necessary to consider distance learning from three perspectives: administration, awareness, and assessment.
The goal of this collaborative system is to provide a convenient environment for participants to interact with each other and support collaborative applications such as instant messaging, distance learning and conferencing.
In response, business schools are turning to a variety of solutions, such as team teaching, integrated curricula, and distance learning.