I don’t depend on the visiting hours of my tutors any longer. Convenient online tools provide direct feedback on my progress
For me studying online is perfect: No overcrowded lecture halls but individual feedback to keep me focused in my studies
Suddenly, my boss looks at me in a different way. Even my salary increased!
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Many universities deliver now courses for free. This is called open courseware or open educational resources. Read here how to find them.
Distance Learning programmes are sometimes considered to be quite costly. Read on and find out why this is not true.
MOOCs - the massive open online courses - are a very recent trend in online education. Learn now how you can benefit from these freely available courses!
What does it feel like to be a distance learner? The best option is to try it: Open Educational Resources help you in this for free.
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Read about Leonie's experiences at the Open University UK - and learn why distance learning is the ideal way to improve your subject and language skills.
Based on her experiences Kathija shares with you eight key challenges distance learner are likely to face - and helps you to identify and overcome them.
Roberta is an Italian teacher - and currently studies her second online Master. Read below how she manages to combine work and studies.
Quality aspects play an important role in any education. But how to make sure your distance education is of high quality? Find practical advise below.
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Informal learning is a powerful tool to support your formal learning - and vice versa. Read below how both can be combined in the best way.
Distance education is more than the materials - in fact the interaction between learner and tutor sometime is more intense than in traditional education.
Personal Learning environment are personalized learning management systems, Read on and learn what functionality and advantages such systems offer.
Once you’ve earned a career-oriented degree from an accredited, quality institution, it’s time to enter the job market. Learn here how to master this step.
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