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DL 101: Introduction and Overview

The first module in the course is an introduction and overview of distance learning. We will consider several ways to define distance learning and related concepts. We'll also review the distance learning history and then conclude by exploring some of the ways in which higher education will involve as technology and distance education efforts become more and more widely adopted.

This online presentation includes audio, video, examples, demonstrations, and instructional methods.

Learning objectives

Upon completing this lesson, the learner will be able to:

  • Define distance learning.
  • Describe the history of distance learning.
  • Describe the future directions of distance learning.

    For a glossary of key terms, click here.