Board of open distance learning (bodl) has launched the open basic education (obe) programme, as an alternative educational programme, equivalent to the elementary education programme of the formal education system. The use of electronic teaching and learning devices in the teaching of undergraduate courses at practically all higher education institutions is a common occurrence nowadays lecturers are exploiting the benefits of teaching by means of additional devices such as the computer and related technologies. Distance learning, on the other hand, is a mode of delivering education, in which the source of information and the students are not physically present, as they are separated either by time or distance or even by boththe article presented to you, explains the basic points of difference between open university and distance education content: open university vs distance education.
International review of research in open and distance learning including administrative and academic staff from an open distance learning university in south africa using the job demands. Distance education is an excellent solution for students who need access to learning but cannot attend traditional class because of time, distance, or a variety of other reasons advantages of distance learning. Distance education or long-distance learning is the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school   traditionally, this usually involved correspondence courses wherein the student corresponded with the school via post. The directorate of open and distance learning, one of the constituent units of the tnau was started during april, 2005 by renaming the directorate of publications this directorate has started offering certificate courses, pg diploma, pg degree courses,.
Distance learning, also known as online education, is a viable option for many individuals of all ages who desire to get an education it holds a number of pros and advantages over a traditional learning environment. The international review of research in open and distributed learning (wwwirrodlorg) is a refereed e-journal that aims to advance research, theory and best practice in open and distance education research. The open distance learning programme is a unique and creative process where you determine the place, time and tempo of learning, thus speeding up your ca-reer through professional training electronic and telephonic support is available, as well as personal contact in the study centres. Applications are hereby invited from qualified candidates into the bachelor of science in computer science degree programme in the open and distance learning (odl) centre of ladoke akintola university of technology, ogbomoso for the 2018/2019 academic session. The european distance and e-learning network, abbreviated eden and originally named the european distance education network - established in 1991, is an international educational association open to institutions and individuals dealing with e-learning, open education, and distance educationeden is a not-for-profit organisation, registered as a limited company under english law.
Use and integration of media in open and distance learning 1-3 21 definitions there is no one definition of open and distance learningrather, there are many approaches to defining th e term. Correspondence education home study independent study external studies continuing education distance teaching self instruction open learning flexible learning distributed learning ignou-stride 3. Unit for open distance learning nwu, potchefstroom, south africa 18k likes this is the official page for the nwu unit for open distance learning.
The flexibility of distance learning makes it a popular, appealing option: you can study at your own pace, fitting your studies around your life for busy people, this form of learning is the ideal alternative to being physically on campus at a brick university. Open and distance learning (odl) provides stakeholders: students, businesses, working professionals, both national and international, with quality non-credited and credited courses and programs these courses and programs are developed internally, and also in partnerships with other institutions and businesses. Open distance learning students, who due to circumstances, cannot enroll at one of the nwu campuses for a contact programme, can enroll for theology studies through the unit for open distance learning.
The role of learning support in open & distance learning: learners’ experiences and perspectives hisham dzakiria universiti utara malaysia. The open university offers flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications. Open distance learning in the developing world: trends, progress and challenges, keynote address given at the m-2009 23 rd icde world conference on open learning and distance educati on. Abstract back to contents flexible learning is known by a variety of names, including: open learning, independent learning, distance learning, home study, correspondence course learning, resource based learning, experiential learning.
Distance learning is a way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher in the classroom in the uk such learning has its roots in students learning through correspondence courses more than 270,000 undergraduate students are taking their first degrees via. Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 1) open distance learning ( odl ) is easy and accessible to all odl is a learning distance that can open or available for anyone and is regardless of age, qualification or to the ethnic group as well. This book opens up the debate on the open distance learning (odl) mode of teaching and learning the book is written in user-friendly english accessible to professionals in higher education and odl as well as the non-professional layman.