Online Learning Glossary
Online learning, also known as distance education, is a great way to experience the U.S. education system without leaving home. U.S. institutions offer a variety of programs at graduate levels as well as individual courses. Classes are facilitated through a variety of methods, including websites, mobile apps, email, telephones, and more.
Why do students enroll in distance education?
- They have childcare or eldercare obligations.
- They cannot take time away from their current jobs to enhance their future employment possibilities.
- The program may be offered at a location that is not feasible to attend for economic, cultural, or political reasons.