Distance Learning

Distance Learning Opens New Doors to Education Opportunities

You may be a perfect candidate for distance learning!

Work schedules, (and home schedules, too) often make attending school too overwhelming to even consider. Distance learning courses may be the solution to your education problems.

What is distance learning?

Distance Education (Learning) is instructional delivery that does not require a student to be physically present in the same location as the instructor. Today, there are many ways in which material can be delivered through distance learning, including online courses, correspondence courses (mailed to you), and video conferencing just to name a few of the most common.

Advantages of distance learning

While there are obvious advantages to enrolling in distance learning courses or programs such as more flexible schedules, doesn't matter where you work or live, and self-paced options that sometimes allow you to set the pace of the course, there are also disadvantages. The myth that distance learning courses are easier is just that: a myth. You must still devote time to study, taking tests, and reading.

One of the best ways you can determine distance learning is a good choice for you is to start with our quick Distance Learning Quiz. Just click to our Is Distance Learning Right for You Quiz and read through the explanations to understand how you scored.

Let a Spouse Career Center Advisor give you the "distance learning" facts you need

You may be looking for answers to these questions about Distance Learning:

  • Are you unsure about your computer skills for a Distance Learning course?
  • Are you worried you may not be successful?
  • Do you have what it takes to "stick it out"?
  • Are you unsure whether you need a face-to-face instructor if you hare having problems learning the material?
  • Are you worried Distance Learning may not meet the same standards as campus learning?