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Concept of Online Education (Distance Learning)

Online Edcuaton (distance learning) is a modern system of non- formal education. It is imparted through correspondence or postal courses, contact, electronics media like, Internet, radio, television, video and audio cassettes etc. and other audio – visual aids.

Different terms used for distance learning are :-
a) Correspondence Learning
b) Correspondence School
c) Open Education
d) Open Learning
e) Open School
f) Open University
g) University of the Air
h) University without Walls
i) Out of School Education
j) Online Education
k) Distance Education
l) Distance Teaching

Online education is the method of learning at one’s own pace in one’s own time, without the boundaries of the formal class room and without the formal presence of the teacher.