The Case for Bringing Distance Learning Into Schools

Colbert, Russ
September 2005
Media & Methods;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p30
Trade Publication
This article discusses the significance of distance learning. Distance learning solutions are simpler, easy-to-use and operate with a point and click approach to connect to countries all over the world. Rural and urban school districts are expanding their curriculum and gaining experience that has never been offered before. In less advantaged school districts, videoconferencing gives students a chance to collaborate with their peers regardless of geography or classroom size. Students can now be exposed to people, places and experiences without the traditional restrictions of time or location. To get started, schools need to purchase a media system that includes a sound system, a display screen, a computer, and distance learning software.


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