Distance Learning Essay Examples

  • Knowledge

    593 words - 3 pages

    Topic: It has been said, "Not all learning takes place in the classroom." Compare and contrast knowledge gained from personal experience with knowledge gained from classroom instruction. In your opinion, which source is more important? Why? The source of knowledge is learning and they can gain their learning by two ways: one is learning with the older such as parents, teacher… and other way is learning by themselves. Between two ways, many people think that they can learn better by themselves than with a teacher, some do not. In my opinion, is that both these things are necessary for learni

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    What Is Distance Learning

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    What is Distance Learning? My first thoughts about distance learning were I didn’t really feel that I was motivated to learn on my own. As a working adult, I would not have the proper supervision that I would need to complete my classroom assignments. I had a lot of questions about how I would be able to take my tests since I would be learning from home. I felt that there would be a lack of interaction between the instructor and myself. As a working adult, I knew that going to a traditional school would be impossible. I needed something that would work around my full time job. After d

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    On The Job And Off The Job Training

    290 words - 2 pages

    Training and development of employee is very essential and long term investment, to keep business continuity as well as challenging the competitors in order to provide better service to the customer. I recommend and support the floor shop manager choice, on-the-job training which I belief it may save a lot of many by not taking the staff out of work ,this act may create work force shortage as well as over time in order to cover the staff out of work. Also the customer service will be affected by the shortage. On the job training gives a real and live exercise of coaching so that, the mor

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    Online Education

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    Would you ever think of getting your college education over the internet? Well, doing such a thing is possible and is growing in popularity. In 2003 there were 1.98 million people enrolled in online courses and in 2004 the number jumped up to 2.35 million people enrolled (Reuter and Schwartzberg 242). There are 178 accredited online colleges and universities in the United States (Accredited par.1). The next question would be are employers all right with people getting their degree through the internet or do they still prefer the traditional type of degree? The concept of getting a degree on

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    Distance

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    ENGLISH 101 Distance learning Pros and cons Rosemarie Estevez 3/10/2009 Distance learning the latest trend in education.   There are many

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    Distance Learning

    253 words - 2 pages

    My initial thoughts on distance learning were that I wasn’t quite sure how you could go to college without having to step foot in a classroom. I always thought you had to be face to face with your instructor and your classmates to learn effectively. I wasn’t sure how all the online learning was going to work, but with the help from my guidance counselor it all became more clear to me. I also had the opportunity to take a few workshops before my classes started. The workshops helped me get use to the online learning environment. I chose distance learning over traditional learning beca

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    Elevator Speech

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    Distance learning is the process of taking courses online which allows you to have asynchronous conversation with students and professors which you would otherwise not be able to be in contact with. While the process may not be in direct contact, you are able to communicate with your fellow classmates through things like forums, threaded discussion and email. It may seem informal but there are specific guidelines that need to be followed to obtain the degree one aspires towards. One of the main guidelines is attendance. It is necessary to attend class on a regular basis of three times per w

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    Persausive Essay

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    Dear Mr. M. Anager I am writing you to address the concern you had about my education. During my interview you expressed that my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix was not acceptable due to its online competence. While my degree was earned via the internet, I would like to convey that the value of my education did not come from how I’ve learned but what I’ve learned. The University of Phoenix has educated me on many different levels both personally and professionally. The online degree program at the University of Phoenix was a very rigorous program.

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    How To Apple For A MBA

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    Describe my motivation for doing an MBA To be a Master of business administrator is a personal challenge, I usually plan my life in two years time, and last year I made the decision to go abroad to improve my English to be able to do master Business Administrator, personally I consider that a MBA will give me the back-up I need to ascend the next management’ level in my career and that is why I am not just going to do it, I will be the first and most outstanding student. I have worked in one big laboratories such as Da Tong real estate group wherein during four years of experience,

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    Summary

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    Summary of the article “Internet U – No Ivy, No Walls, No Keg Parties” In the article “Internet U – No Ivy, No Walls, No Keg Parties” (Newsweek, March 10, 1997) by Kendal Hamilton and Susan Miller, it describes the growth of online education throughout the world. The authors mention Joe Martin, a 41-year-old CFO of Farm Bureau Insurance in Indianapolis, enrolls in Duke University’s Global Executive M.B.A program. They give out a lots of Martin’s experience from the online education. There are such as listening to lecture via audio stream and real-time Web chats with international classmates.

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    E Learning

    596 words - 3 pages

    E-learning has become a significant part of modern education. E-learning or distance learning is a type of Technology supported education where the medium of instruction is computer technology. It can be used as a supplement and complement to traditional education. However, many studies show that there are many differences between e-learning and traditional learning. This essay will describe two main differences, focusing on flexibility, the lack of physical interaction and argue that although online education is increasing rapidly, it may not always allow more people to participate in studyin

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    Online Distance Learning The Advantages And Disadvantages

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    Is distance learning the right choice? With the reduction of household income and the condition of our economy distance learning is the best opportunity for advanced education for working adults. What are the common concerns regarding the level of education, the advantages and disadvantages of an accredited online degree programs? Distance learning, also known as On line learning offers fully accredited degree courses similar to that of traditional on campus learning. The course material is delivered in a non-traditionally manner to the students place of residence. The material can be pr

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    Distance Learning

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    Interested in distance learning? I am currently going to school at Axia College; it is a part of the University of Phoenix that uses distance learning. Hear is a little about what to do and a little idea of what to expect. The first thing needed in order to take distance learning classes is the internet. An internet connection is important because the classes are 100% online. That is why it is considered distance learning. Classes are all online; anyone from around the world can take the same class. Once a person becomes a student he or she logs into a forum; the forum is the classroom,

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    Erick Erickson

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    Erickson Erickson developed 8 stages of life form Birth all the way till death. The 8 stages are (1) Basic Trust Vs. Basic Mistrust (Hope) this stage is from Birth – 2 yrs of a child’s life, if a child is loved, taught well, and nurtured, they will develop trust and security. (2) Learning Autonomy Vs. Shame (Will), this stage occurs in the 18months – 3 yrs A child who has a good up bring during these years will be very proud and sure of them self. (3) Learning Initiative Vs. Guilt (Purpose) this stage occurs form 3 yrs – 5 yrs this stage is called the “play stage” during this stage a child

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    Online Class

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    Online Courses vs . Traditional Courses in ``Brick and Mortar ' Classrooms Outline 1 . Introduction . 1 .1 Distance learning allows students who cannot physically attend classes in traditional settings to continue their educational endeavors . 1 .2 Thesis : Although online courses and traditional classes use different formats , both can provide a positive educational experience for students who want to learn . 2 . Contrasts 2 .1 Online classes 2 .1 .1 Online classes allow students to take classes "any time anywhere (Hiltz Goldman , 2005 . 2 .1 .2 Global Internet allows students to

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    Evaluate The Approaches To Learning

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    Deep, surface and strategic. Evaluate these approaches to learning Nowadays, approaches to learning (deep, surface and strategic learning) are increasingly popular in the contemporary world. But in the meantime, which approach is the most effective has become a highly debated issue. Some students adopt a surface approach to their studies (Lublin, 2006) and others adopt a deep approach (Morgan, 1993). Therefore, this essay will analyze deep, surface and strategic learning, and show that these three approaches are equally important. The surface learning will be considered first, followed by t

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    Compare And Contrast Online Schools Vs Traditional

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    Comparison/Contrast Essay-Final Draft Will online schools eventually replace the traditional school in our near future? Our world has changed dramatically since the introduction of the internet, especially in the field of education. Learning isn’t just a matter of acquiring information, but also involves remembering, recollecting, and applying the knowledge to master new skills. Information has never been more accessible than it is now through the internet, encyclopedias, dictionaries, medical references, and much more are only a click away. There are many educational options now available t

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    Student

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    essay paper- 10 reason why online for me? These are my top ten reasons why online learning is for me (hopefully). My first reason would be, TIME, or lack thereof. Attempting to balance the being a father, employee and a full-time college student would be borderline impossible if you throw travel times, the need for rest and unforeseen setbacks in the mix. My second reason is a fairly obvious one, convenience. It is much easier to balance a workload when it’s all laid out before you instead of learning day to day as in the traditional classroom setting. My third reason, online course work al

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    National Energy Regulator Of South Africa

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    Information is the main input, heart and core asset of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) 1. Introduction (FSM: 1:9:75). It depends on a well managed and maintained information and communication technology (ICT) to collect, store, analyse, present and communicate its decisions. As mentioned by Blackmon (2001), NERSA cannot operate in isolation; it has suppliers from whom it acquire their resource inputs (information), and customers to whom they supply their output. 2. NERSA ‘s transformation of operations Output - Energy Regulator decision on li

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    Collaborative Learning

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    Collaborative Learning Nowadays, Collaborative Learning is seen as a powerful tool that provides meaningful experiences for students and teachers, in which learning as a group is the motor that impulses other learning processes. In this type of techniques, teachers are not the ones that possess all the knowledge, and their only purpose is to transmit and reproduce that knowledge, but teachers are consider as promoters of experiences where students discover functionalities in what they learn, share with other and apply that knowledge to their real life. From a collaborative sense, the real

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    Benefits Of An Online Degree

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    While traditional, on campus, degree programs provide the students with a full college atmosphere and experience and have certain undeniable advantages, online degree programs are increasing in number and popularity. According to the most recent count, “This year (2010-2011), over one million adults are taking degree or certificate programs delivered 100% online in the U.S.” (An online degree). This increase in online education can be attributed to its distinct advantages. Among other things, online programs allow people to earn credits at their own pace, schedule courses to maximize person

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    Essay

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    al learning experience. A formal experience is what we learnt formally e.g. what we learnt in schools, college or university and informal learning experience is what we never planned of learning but it just happell aspect of my life especially in my education and learning skills. i remember when i was studying in Nigeria before coming to the Uk , i found it so hard to cope with my studies because am not used to interacting with my other classmates and i don’t revise or do group work with them but on coming to the Uk i have learnt so much and how to interact with people from different part o t

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    Is Distance Learning The Right Choice

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    Is Distance Learning the Right Choice? Distance Learning or Online Education has become a best friend to today’s students and adults. They allow freedom from the traditional classrooms; cater to the needs of working students and adults with other obligations and responsibilities. Some students who take both online and traditional courses believe online courses are much harder work. Since there are no lectures to attend, learning is dependent on reading textbooks and text lectures. Students, therefore, teach themselves with the professor merely being their guide. For the student who has

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    Online Education

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    Tyisha Jiles 13 April 2011 Online Education vs. Traditional Educational Distance education has become an expanding addition to today’s society. I am currently an online student at Post University and so far I seem to love it. Although online education may not be the best fit for everyone, it can also be very rewarding. There are a several benefits from attending an online school including flexibility, lack of commute, and saving money. Distance education s definitely considered one of the top options for continuing your education. For awhile, college education meant going away to col

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    Global Distance

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    Companies routinely exaggerate the attractiveness of foreign markets, and that can lead to expensive mistakes. Here's a more rational approach to evaluating global opportunities. Star TV looked like a surefire winner. The plan was straightforward: The company would deliver television programming to a media-starved Asian audience. It would target the top 5% of Asia's socioeconomic pyramid, newly rich elite who could not only afford the services but who also represented an attractive advertising market. Since English was the second language for most of the target consumers. Star would be able to

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    Res 341

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    [pic] Course Syllabus RES/341 Research and Evaluation Course Start Date: 05/10/2011 Course End Date: 06/13/2011                   Please print a copy of this syllabus for handy reference. Whenever there is a question about what assignments are due, please remember this syllabus is considered the ruling document. Copyright Copyright ©2009 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. University of Phoenix© is a registered trademark of Apollo Group, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft©, Windows©, and Wind

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    Personal Skill Development

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    1.0 Introduction My most recent role is Customer Care Supervisor in the Customer Relations division of MTN Nigeria Communications Ltd, a multinational telecommunications company in Africa, and also in the Middle East. I am responsible for leading, monitoring, coaching and motivating a team of 20 to 40 call centre representatives to achieve team Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). In addition to these responsibilities, I have to actively participate in any project management opportunities with the department and was also assigned a number of key accounts to manage. I am expected to plan and o

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    Online Educarion

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    Online Education By William Burroughs In today’s modern world of technology online education is becoming more and more popular. There are a lot of different colleges that are now going to online education. Online education goes by a few different names. Some of them are e-learning, online learning, distance education, and distance learning. After the advent of the new millennium, technology came with new horizon which was accessible to all. The internet was streamed with institutions offering online courses and degrees. Online education is not for everyone. It is there for workin

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    Business Literature

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    [pic] College of Arts & Sciences Course Syllabus ENG/120 Version 2 Business Literature Start Date: 7/13/2010 End Date: 4/6/2010 Group ID: NWPATH29 Please print a copy of this syllabus for handy reference. Copyright Copyright © 2009, 2008, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1997 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. University of Pho

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    Syllabus Uop

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    [pic] John Sperling School of Business Syllabus CAP/GM591 Version 1 Cases in Cross-Border Management Course Start Date: 7/7/2011 Course End Date: 8/11/2011 Campus/Learning Center: Guaynabo-Main Campus  Please print a copy of this syllabus for handy reference. Whenever there is a question about what assignments are due, please remember this syllabus is considered the ruling document. Copyright Copyright © 2009 by University of Phoenix. All

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    Distance Education

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    Internet and Distance Education Delivery Models Technological developments over the past twenty years have given people across the globe the ability to interact and obtain information at a tremendous rate. Due to these developments, the field of distance education is also growing at an exponential rate, as is the research conducted on the availability, effectiveness, and best practices for distance learning. This increased interest has led to a variety of options in distance learning systems, and the primary methods for course delivery. Distance education courses are primarily taught via one

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    Ms Masochist

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    Running head: INTERNET AND DISTANCE ED 1 Internet and Distance Education Delivery Models Jane Ford EDU 400 Prof. John Smith July 27, 2010 INTERNET AND DISTANCE ED Internet and Distance Education Delivery Models Technological developments over the past twenty years have given people across the globe the ability to interact and obtain information at a tremendous rate. Due to these developments, the field of distance education is also growing at an exponential rate, as is the research conducted on the availability, effectiveness, and best practices for distance learning. This increased

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    Checkpoint 1

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    I was talking to my friend Jane who told me she was thinking about going back to school through distance learning. She tells me that she is unsure about going the online route because she does not understand how it works. Jane tells me that she is more comfortable with the classroom setting but with her busy schedule she needs to find a way to be in school and be able to juggle her work schedule. Since I am taking online courses, I decided to tell her about my experience so far with my distance learning. I told her that my distance learning is with University of Phoenix. I said at first

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    The Most Effective Way To Obtain Education Today

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    The Most Effective Way to Obtain Your Education Today Jayna C. Murphy-White DeVry University Professor Michelle Jackson November 7, 2010 The Most Effective Way to Obtain Your Education Today Today, many colleges are offering online courses and giving students the opportunity to obtain their degrees without going into a classroom. Most online students are those who have full-time jobs, have a family, and have an easier time obtaining their degree online. Most potential students are encouraged by the fact that they are able to learn from home in a relaxed environment and have the

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    Elearning

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    Statement – In ten years, 75% of training will be e-Learning. Agree or Disagree? A positive or negative thing? In what type of circumstances will it work the best? When does face-to-face work better? I am convinced the future of education is moving toward e-Learning. My only disagreement is that 75% figure – I think it will reach 75% sooner! Even a cursory look at on-line educational programs points to an exponential growth in these learning models. I am in favor of continued growth in e-learning curriculum models, and believe there are many more opportunities to develop on-line programs

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    Open And Distance Learning

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    (A) Introduction Open and Distance Learning is a way of learning that focus on releasing learners from constraints of time and place whilst offering flexible learning opportunities. For a lot of married and working adults, Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is a way of combining work and family responsibilities with educational opportunities. Most adult elearners (also called nontraditional students) are 24 years of age or older and have been out of school for a period of time. Cross (as cited in Benshoff and Lewis, 1992) defines the nontraditional student as “an adult who returns to school f

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    Script For Presentation

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    A very good afternoon to Ms.Audrey, Ms Aeisyah/Zadza, and my fellow friends. My name is Sin Ci, and I’m the 2nd speaker from my group. Please don’t hesitate to interrupt me when I’m presenting. Thank you for your corporation. ^^ Today, I would like to talk to you about benefits of e-learning. Ladies & gentlemen, can I see a show of hands if you think that e-learning is more effective than the traditional method? Thanks for your vote. Based on our research, 57% of respondents agree that e-learning is more effective than the traditional method of learning. Why the winner is e-learning? The poss

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    Im Your Teacher Not Your Internet Service Provi

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    16 October 2011 I’m Your Teacher, Not Your Internet-Service Provider Essay Distance learning is a method of education that allows a student to be remotely located from the teacher, with little or no face to face contact. Distance learning is nothing new to the educational environment. It can be traced back to as early as 1728, in Boston, MA, where a teacher was seeking students for weekly shorthand class (Holmberg 13). This mode of learning has evolved from the early days of sending correspondence by mail, to the present version of using the Internet as a classroom. In Ellen Laird’s es

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    Learning Styles

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    Cognitive Learning Cognitive approaches to learning consider learning terms of thought processes or cognition. Psychologists working from the cognitive learning perspective do not deny the importance of classical and operant conditioning, they have developed approaches that focus on the unseen mental processes that occur during learning rather than centrating solely on external stimuli, response and reinforcements. Name:______________ Date:______________ Cognitive Quiz 1) Cognitive learning theorists are concerned only with overt behavior, not with its internal causes. True

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    Marketing Management

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    Saint Peter’s College Distance Learning Policies and Guidelines As of: August 28, 2006 TABLE OF CONTENTS Section I Section II Section III Section IV Section V Section VI Section VII Section VIII Section IX Mission Statement Distance Learning Definition Program Management Faculty Responsibilities Standard Components of Distance Learning Courses Evaluation of Courses Student Guidelines Scholastic Dishonesty and Plagiarism Distance Learning Committee Members Section I – Mission Statement Distance learning at Saint Peter’s College is intended to enhance students’ understanding and

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    E Learning In Business

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    E-Learning: Employee Training and Development Abstract During economic stress periods corporations are looking to reduce overhead cost in any facet. One major way to decrease expenses is to reduce the cost of training and development for employees. My objective is to show how the current technological advances and future development of information technology infrastructure can satisfy both categories. Using my Strategic implementation our organization can continue to develop employees while reducing cost associated with the training. Information technology can develop the workforce, and

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    Individual Distance Learning Vocabulary And Course

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    Individual Distance Learning Vocabulary and Course Forums * The entire learning process is online. According to the requirements of your course, your instructor will provide you with Threaded discussion and assignments. Asynchronous communication with the instructor and other student and getting their input on question and feedback is very helpful. You can access your course online, and then save them for later access offline. Apart from text material, and electronic forum, you will have access to multifaceted interactions with professionals in the field of research, your ins

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    Ms E Stanford

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    Master’s Degree in Management Science and Engineering September 2011 The program of Master of Science in Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) prepares individuals for a life-long career addressing critical technical and managerial needs in private and public decision making. Department requirements for the M.S. degree provide breadth across some of the areas of the department, and flexibility for meeting individual objectives of depth in a particular area of concentration. The Master’s degree may be a terminal degree program with a professional focus, or a preparation for a more advan

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    Vark Questionnaire

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    Victor Bencomo Gen195 1-08-11 VARK Questionnaire I have filled out the questionnaire on page 58. I found that my stepping distance is 4 and found out that I have a single learning preference. I was very surprised on the outcome. I felt that I was a visual person when it came to learning, very hands on type of person. After reading my evaluation and thinking back to how I’ve learned in the past it made very good sense. One can only imagine the different styles to learn. Multiple Intelligences Inventory After filling out the questions on page 66 I got a better understanding on how I’ve

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    Organisatio

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    | | | A Learning Organization is one in which people at all levels, individually and collectively, are continually increasing their capacity to produce results they really care about. -- Richard Karash A Learning Organization is an ideal state, a vision. Click on the button below to assess your organization's progress toward becoming a Learning Organization. ------------------------------------------------- Top of FormBottom of Form | | Promoting a Learning Organization culture is essential to meeting the following types of challenges faced by all agencies. | Rapid Change: Ch

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    The Concept Of Learning

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    The Concept of Learning According to Terry, 2009, learning is the acquisition of knowledge. However, this isn't the only way to define learning. Learning may also be defined as a relatively permanent change in behavior (Terry, 2009). Although these definitions are different, they have things in common. What they both mean is that as we learn things, we are gathering knowledge and that knowledge changes the way we perceive things in our environment. In psychology, there are many different learning theories that have their own concepts of how we learn; behaviorism, classical conditioning, opera

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    Reflective Journal

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    Self reflection – Teaching and Learning Unit 1: Understanding Learning In the first session we were expected to write reflective journal daily. So in our group we discussed a little about journal writing. I was expecting to get more information about journal writing, but it seemed all my colleagues were well familiar with that. They didn’t ask much about it. The next activity conducted was student teacher continuum. In this activity we were given pieces of papers on each a classroom activity was written. We were asked to discuss and rank it according to student teacher continuum. It was in

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    Yes This Is Mine Ha Ha

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    LEARNING TEAM CHARTER – TEAM “A” |Course Title |SOC/105 Introduction to Popular American Culture | | | | | | | | | | | Team Members/Contact Information |Name | |Phone | |Time zone and | |Email

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