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What is Distance Learning?

 

The History of Distance Learning

 

Distance Learning at a Glance

An excellent series of guides to distance education from the University of Idaho.

 

Distance Learning Myths

 

Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning

 

Should I Consider eLearning? 

 

The Many Faces of eLearning

Distance Learning and eLearning: What can they offer you?

 

Distance Learning Accreditation

 

The Accessibility of Distance Learning

 

When to Use eLearning

 

How to Succeed as an Online Student

 

eLearning Expectations

 

Teaching Online

The Five Qualities of Successful Distance Learners

 

Study Skills for Distance Learning Students

 

Getting Credit for Life Experience

 

Why it is Never Too Late to Start Distance Learning

 

Online High Schools in the USA

 

Build an eLearning Center in 120 Days

Standards for Designing Quality Online Courses

 

Getting Ready for your First Online Course.

 

How Do Virtual Classrooms Work?

 

7 Ways Distance Learning Can Prepare You for the Job Market.

 

Using Distance Learning to Your Networking Advantage - How to Network Online

 

Making Distance Learning Available to Everyone

How to provide distance learning for people with disabilities.

 

How Technology Makes All the Difference in Distance Education

 

What is the Future of Distance Learning?

eLearning for the Ne(x)t Generation of Students

 

The Quality Dilemma in Online Education

 

A Roadmap for Building an eLearning Course

 

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing eLearning Services

 

The Cost of eLearning

 

How to Make Your eLearning Course Meaningful

 

The Benefits of Distance Learning for Employers

 

Mastering Open and Distance Learning Techniques

 

Becoming an Online Teacher

 

The Anatomy of an Online Course

 

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Classes

 

5 Reasons Why Educators Need to Embrace Internet Technologies

 

Facebook as an Instructional Technology Tool

 

100 Ways To Teach With Twitter

 

How to Get the Most out of a Distance Learning Course

 

How to Develop a Distance Learning Curriculum

 

Ten Principles of Successful E-Learning

 

24 Tips for eLearning Professionals

 

Rubric for Online Instruction - What does a high quality online course look like?

 

Teaching Strategies: Online Teaching

Guidelines for creating an online course, best practices for teaching online, and strategies for assessing the quality of online education.

 

Key Elements of an Online Program

 

What Makes A Successful Online Facilitator?

 

Ten Online Training Dos and Dont's

 

eLearning in 'the cloud'

 

Make eLearning work: Outcome learning

 

7 Things Everyone Should Know About Mobile Learning

 

Designing Mobile Performance Support Apps

 

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

 

The Value of Blended Learning

 

How can Instructional Design be visual as well as engaging?

 

5 Smart Questions Instructional Designers Should Ask

 

Storyboarding for eLearning: Challenges and Tips

 

What specifically is e-learning good for?

 

How to to Create an eLearning Program

 

5 Ways to Use Graphics in eLearning Scenarios

 

 

 

 

The following links also contain extensive collections of articles on distance learning and elearning:

 

Wikipedia's Distance Learning Portal

The UK Open University

About.com - Distance Learning Articles

eLearners.com - Guide to Online Education

Articlesbase - Online Education

Training Zone - Learning Technologies

eLearning Technology - 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Kineo

Commonwealth of Learning

Helium : Distance Learning  

The eLearning Coach