This type of education has become so popular with the way it blends learning with convenience, as it offers learning opportunity even to people who have the dream to own a certificate from foreign institution without having to leave the comfort of their home.
It is also a great solution for people that already have a job, and still seek further education since it offers flexibility and also for businesses that seek further development of their workforce but whithout interapting productivity.
What is more, distance learning is usually more economical than traditional college education, and the student can save additionally from accommodation and transportation expenses.
There are numerous distance-learning schools to choose from and many different forms of distance learning methods of education. Each institution has its own approach regarding admissions, examinations and grading, as well as programs duration. Distance programs are available for undergraduate degrees as well as postgraduate and PhD’s.
Students can receive material and communicate with educators via mail and email, engage through electronic forums, videoconferencing, chat rooms, bulletin boards, instant messaging and other computer-based communication. Some academic institutions adopted a fully web-based educational process with classes contacted through interactive web-based platforms
No wonder why distance learning has become the prevalent form of education for students between the ages of 25 to 50.