In some cases, DeBono argues, distance learning
could be better because those students have increased access and interaction with students outside of their own district.
There's no way around the numbers: Deploying distance Learning
systems and their associated presentation systems can cost from $:100,000 to more than $400,000 per class room.
Most distance learning
programs say they are accredited and list their accrediting agencies in their marketing materials.
programs that are conducted entirely online, Syracuse's students attend one-week on-campus residencies.
We schedule Thursday afternoons, to be used exclusively for distance learning
via Web-based courses.
All of the military services have begun to exploit the advantages of distance learning
and the Army in particular has been very aggressive.
In 1995 there were several hundred distance learning
students at Weber State University (WSU), primarily engaged in correspondence courses.
According to Barry Anderson, vice president of professional mentoring for The Master Teacher, a Manhattan, Kansas-based distance learning
company, the number of people involved in distance learning
is growing 30 percent per year.
Two examples of the use of distance learning
in rehabilitation are Boston University's off-campus graduate degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling with a specialization in Psychiatric Rehabilitation (McNamara, Nemec, and Farkas, 1995) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center's Supported Employment Telecourse Network (SET-NET) (Wehman, 1997).
The third component of FBITN's distance learning
initiative is a pilot project that will enhance the FBI's ability to train its own personnel and members of the law enforcement community as well.
This new direction into distance learning
will further enhance Mexico's telecommunications systems while bringing this state-of-the-art digital TV technology into the classroom," said Esther Rodriguez, vice president, New Business Development, North American Satellite Systems for the GI Communications Division.
SAN DIEGO -- SYS Technologies (AMEX:SYS), a leading provider of information connectivity solutions that enable real-time, complex decision-making, announced today Logic Innovations, a division of SYS' Public Safety, Security and Industrial Systems Group (PSSIG), has completed delivery and installation of a distance learning
system for Lehigh University.