The history of distance learning Print
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 21:44

How has distance-based learning changed through the ages?

The world of snail-mail, shorthand typing and correspondence courses is a far cry from today’s range of certified online courses, Skype language lessons and mobile app-based education.

Distance learning once meant completing assignments via post, or homework-based lessons in conjunction with weekly or monthly seminars. Now, exams can be taken online, students can communicate effectively through online platforms, and lab sessions can be attended through live streaming.



Infographic provided by: Greg Coltman
By Charlie Osborne