- Words: 13316
- Length: 52 Pages
- Topic: Teaching
- Paper #: 81550620
Distance learning, sometimes called "distance education" is, according to Kerka (1996), a method of education in which the learner is physically separated from the professor and the institution sponsoring the instruction. Distance education may be used on its own, or in conjunction with other forms of education, including face-to-face instruction.
The advent of television and, indeed, the whole complex of newer communications media (from video to satellites) has given American citizens