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Here are the top ten articles for the Distance Learning Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Social Learning Online
The format of distance learning is evolving; from computer-based learning to internet-based learning, social learning seems to be the next phase of the learning evolution.
2. Carnegie Mellon University – Free Online Courses
Carnegie Mellon University is one of a number of top universities offering free online courses through a program called Open Learning Initiative (OLI).
3. Virtual versus Classroom Communication
Distance learning has been around for a long time, and even though course work requirements tend to be similar for both distance learning and classroom instruction, communication methods have changed.
4. Choosing the Right Online Degree Program
Selecting a degree program can be a daunting task, particularly if your area of study covers a variety of disciplines. One way to help narrow down your choices is to visit a career counselor who can help you better understand your interests and long-term goals.
5. Free Open Courses at Top Universities
Today, students are seeking a good educational experience at a much lower cost, and are willing to sacrifice college credits to gain higher learning. This article will review free open courses available today by top universities.
6. Success as an Intrapersonal Solitary Learner
Are you an intrapersonal solitary learner? If you are, here are some suggestions to help you to be more successful in your distance learning.
7. Staying Motivated as a Distance Learning Student
Staying focused on your degree is a great way to maintain motivation, but with all the stresses and distractions surrounding you on a daily basis, keeping focused on what needs to be done is not always an easy task.
8. The Value of Accreditation
The accreditation process has been utilized for over a century. It was originally established to ensure the quality of education provided by secondary and postsecondary educational institutions.
9. Building Online Community
More students drop out of distance learning courses than on campus courses. It may be possible to change those statistics by creating community in online courses. This could decrease students' feelings that they are completely on their own in the course and therefore increase their motivation.
10. Methods for Distance Learning
There are various distance learning delivery methods used today, this article will help identify and define a few associated terms.
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