Online Studies

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Online studies refer to the use of electronic media and information and communication technologies in education. It is broadly inclusive of all forms of educational technology in learning and teaching. Broadly synonymous with multimedia learning, technology enhanced learning, computer-based instruction and training, computer assisted instruction, internet-based environments (also called learning platforms), and digital educational collaboration. These alternative names emphasize a particular aspect, component or delivery method.

Online studying includes several types of media that deliver text, audio, images, animation, and streaming video, and includes technology applications and processes such as audio or video tape, satellite TV, CD-ROM, and computer-based learning, as well as local intranet/extranet and web-based learning. Information and communications system whether separate or based on either local networks or the internet in networked learning, underlie many e-learning processes.

Online studying can occur in or out of the classroom. It can be self-paced, asynchronous learning or may be instructor-led, synchronous learning. It is suited to distance learning and flexible learning, but it can also be used in combination with face-to-face teaching, in which case the term blended learning is commonly used.

It is commonly idea that new technologies make a big difference in education. Many proponents of believe that everyone must be outfitted with basic knowledge of technology, as well as use it as a vehicle for reaching educational goals. Online studies/ learning have made a major impact in the world of education. Recent studies show that online learning is an effective and trustworthy way to earn a college degree.

The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard internet protocol…...

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