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.
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For Universities and Institutions around the world, its always been a challenge maintaining academic integrity when it comes to evaluating and examining hundreds and thousands of students enrolled in continuing education or distance education programs throughout the country, even overseas. But, with the advent of broadband internet, the omnipresent camera in todays devices, and online video technology, educational technology platforms like u18 have found a way to allow students from the farthest corners of the World to literally ‘appear’ for their course exams without moving from their offices or homes!
The Online – Web – Proctored – Examination System, or OWPES as U18 calls it, allows partner universities on the u18 platform to conduct exams delivered to students desktops anywhere in the world, with a proctoring team at u18 monitoring the examination via live video from the students end for the entire duration of the program, ensuring that no student takes liberties with the process. The entire session is also recorded, as is the screen activities, which are also monitored simultaneously. The proctoring team is well trained in invigilations, and can pickup tell tale signs of a student trying to cheat off a sheet of paper or a hidden book , and are authorized and equipped to shut down such exams immediately.
University officials have access to archives of proctoring session videos and transcripts for as much as upto 7 years, and can investigate any exam at any time, making this a much more secure examination system as compared to the traditional brick and mortar – pen paper exams conducted, where there are no recordings or video to validate later.
The technology platform has allowed Universities such as the Assam Don Bosco University, of the Salesians of Don Bosco and the University of Mysore, one of India;s oldest universities, to evaluate students from far corners of the world, while maintaining academic standards and due process.
This great new platform from u18 also allows students who has so far little or no access to courses and programs at these great universities now can enrol from anywhere in the world!
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University18 – http://www.u18.edu.in/ is one of the best online business education platform established in India. U18 is helping business leaders to learn new habits in the field by providing top class education from India’s largest universities.
U18 is known for-
1. Most advanced e-learning platform for business courses.
2. A large array of mentors and professors from several international universities.
3. 100% flexible and easily affordable degree programs.
4. Transforming a normal student to successful business tycoon.
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