Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(1 classification) (8 resources)

Distance education -- Computer network resources

Classification
Directories (3)

Resources
View Resource Engineering Outreach at the University of Idaho Present Distance Education at a Glance

Created and maintained by Barry Willis, the Associate Dean for Outreach and the Engineering Outreach staff at the University of Idaho, this Website is designed to "help teachers, administrators, facilitators, and students understand distance education." The site offers fourteen separate guides to different topics in distance education, including an overview of distance education, teaching...

http://www.cs.trinity.edu/rjensen/000aaa/yahoo/idaho.htm
View Resource Harvard@home

While not everyone can afford to attend Harvard University, the Harvard@home site allows people around the world to listen and watch to a number of special lectures, talks, and public addresses that take place at this august institution. Established in March 2001, the programs range in time from 45 minutes to 3 hours, and address a broad range of topics, including the humanities, current affairs,...

http://library.harvard.edu/wax?seed=5332&primColl=81&lang=en...
View Resource The Online Learning Consortium

Distance education (sometimes referred to as correspondence learning) has been around for over a century in the United States, but recent developments in the nature of online learning over the internet have increased exponentially. While only a few institutions (such as the University of Phoenix) conduct all of their educational programs over the internet, more and more mainstream institutions...

https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/
View Resource Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

While not a new concept at all, as some of its adherents would have people believe, distance learning continues to grow in a number of guises, from asynchronous online learning to various satellite and television linkups between disparate locales and in some cases, different hemispheres. Therefore it is not so surprising that an online journal would come into being that addresses the various...

https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/
View Resource The American Distance Education Consortium

Interest in distance education within institutions of higher learning dates as far back as the correspondence programs first offered by the University of Chicago and Columbia University in the late 19th century. There are a host of organizations currently involved in disseminating and promoting the cause of distance education, the American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC), is one of the most...

http://adec.edu/
View Resource UNM Live

If you can't make it to the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque, why not tune in to their events online? This is now possible, courtesy of the UNM Live website. The function of this site is to bring "educational resources to a wider audience", and their focus is quite catholic, with talks on student aid, podcasts on anthropology, and so on. Visitors can learn about the initiative via...

http://unmlive.unm.edu/
View Resource Electrochemical Energy Systems

The OpenCourseWare Initiative (OCW) has produced many wonderful free course materials on urban planning, philosophy, engineering, and mathematics. This recent offering from MIT's OCW collection presents material from the spring 2011 version of "Electrochemical Energy Systems." Taught by Professor Martin Bazant, the course "introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy...

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemical-engineering/10-626-elec...
View Resource Saylor.org: Free Education

The tag line of the Saylor website is "Harnessing Technology to Make Education Free." The site is the brainchild of MIT graduate and founder of MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor. Visitors will find that this online education resource is a little different than some other websites that offer free online courses. Although Saylor.org does not grant degrees, students can download a certificate of...

Screenshot for Saylor.org: Free Education
https://www.saylor.org/