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IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET ON OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING
Dr. Nirendra Kumar Pachauri
Volume: 4 Issue: 2 2014
Distance education is an alternative mode for receiving higher education, professional education and technical education, which distinguishes it from conventional campus, based mode of learning. This paper deals with impact of information technology and internet on open and distance learning. In recent years, educators have witnessed the rapid development of information technology, computer networks and dramatic improvements in information handling, retrieval and communicating process. These developments have made the information technology and computer a dynamic force in distance education, providing a new and interactive means of overcoming time and distance to reach learners. The different approaches of learners and roles of Video Conferencing and Mobile Phones have been also discussed in this paper.
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