Distance Education and What is Coming Next?
Kemal Kemal, Cakici, The George Washington University
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Norfolk, VA ISBN 978-1-880094-41-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
In the last decade distance education has gained more importance and attention in its century long history. The more technology and society develops, the greater need for qualified and educated people exist. In order to support this demand for education, schools at all levels started developing and implementing distance education programs. Distance education helps people to work and complete their degrees anywhere while supporting them to become more qualified. As the technology is evolving everyday, the way these programs are delivered change and become more sophisticated. This paper will give a brief history of distance education and try to explain the latest developments in higher education institutions.
Kemal, K. (2001). Distance Education and What is Coming Next?. In J. Price, D. Willis, N. Davis & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2001--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 153-154). Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).