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Distance/Flexible Learning Education in a Developing Country PROCEEDINGS

, University of Abuja, Nigeria

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Learning is a process of acquiring knowledge for the purpose of improvement on one’s life style. It is an activity that goes on throughout one’s life time. The purpose of learning is growth. Human minds, unlike bodies can continue the process of growth as long as life exists. To remain productive and relevant to oneself in particular and the society in general, every human being needs to constantly learn. Today learning has metamorphosized from the traditional way of learning to technology-assisted method. The aim of this work is to discuss distance learning programmes and how developing country like Nigeria has managed its distance learning programmes amidst lack of power and Internet facilities, which are necessary ingredients for the efficient management and administration of distance leaning courses.

Citation

Okike, B. (2010). Distance/Flexible Learning Education in a Developing Country. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1105-1110). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 14, 2018 from .

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