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About.com - Distance Learning
Explains what DL is and who can benefit. Includes resources and profiles on degree programs, CEU courses, and DL institutions.

About.com - Distance Learning Colleges & Universities
Features a listing of colleges and universities that offer courses to earn associate, bachelor and graduate degrees via the Internet.

About.com - Distance Learning Computer Courses
Offers a listing of distance learning computer courses at universities nationwide.

About.com: Distance Learning
Resource for distance learning provides a guide for assessing programs and reporting fraud. Lists research and discussion sites.

Accredited College Degrees by Correspondence
Book details accredited institutions that offer degrees through distance learning. Includes ranking report from "US News & World Report."

Adults Returning To School On-Line Book Store
Features reference books relating to distance learning and provides book descriptions.

America's Learning eXchange
Users of this service can access a network of education and training resources. Choose a subject, select a state and search.

Better Homes & Gardens - College at Home
More and more students are taking college courses through their home computers. Find out more about getting an online education.

BigChalk: The Education Network
Free online learning environment has located, evaluated, and organized more than 100,000 links in more than 10,000 subjects.

Explore distance-learning programs and organizations, as linked by Courses on the Internet: Survey, Analysis, Evaluation, Recommendation.

Communities and the Information Society:
Paper examines the uses and potential of information and communication technologies in education.

Distance Education
Provides advice regarding distance education and features a directory of distance graduate programs.

Distance Education and the WWW
University of Geneva faculty member presents a position paper focusing on technology as an educational and communication tool.

Distance Education at a Glance
Browse a series of guides which cover topics such as teaching strategies, instructional development, and research for distance learning programs.

Distance Education Clearinghouse
Resource provides news, schedule of conferences and links to glossaries. Features the distance learning courses at the Univ. of Wisconsin.

Distance Education for Dummies
Emir Mohammed lists his recommendations for the programs of highest quality. Includes articles and an FAQ sheet.

Distance Education in Africa
Provides links to distance education institutions and resources in Africa, and features a discussion forum.

Distance Education on the WWW
Connects to distance education, resources, and mailing lists on the Web. Includes training, teaching, and publishing links for educators.

Distance Education Primer, The
Teletraining Institute profiles the distance education process, and discusses its philosophy of how the learning programs should be run.

Distance Education Surf Shack
Find reviews and links to online educational services, including virtual universities and high schools, courses and newsgroups.

Distance Education Web Pages
Listing of links to distance learning sites includes guides, programs, courses, and discussion forums, mainly from North American institutions.

Distance Learning Adult Education Menu
News stories edited and organized for online learning accompanied with exercises.

Distance Learning Booklist
Features a link to the comprehensive FAQ list at alt.education.distance, and presents a recommended reading guide of related publications.

Distance Learning Cyberstation
Sort through a handful of links to distance education programs, guides, and courses. Also, find links to general education resources.

Distance Learning Education Links
Resource provides links to universities and institutes offering distance education programs. Offers brief descriptions.

Distance Learning Funding Sourcebook
Lists Internet sites, multimedia resources and print references on distance education.

Distance Learning Graduate Programs - Gradschools.com
Select a field of study before looking for a distance learning graduate school program offering MA, MS, and MFA degrees. Access inquiry details.

Distance Learning Links
Index of sites including other distance education servers and information services for students preparing for off-campus study.

Distance Learning Using the WWW
Staffordshire University of England presents a beginner's introduction to the Web, and describes how distance education works using the Internet.

Dr. E's Eclectic Compendium
Email addresses for mailing lists and online journals for adult and distance education.

Comprehensive resource for anyone seeking to be educated online. Get links to distance education programs, guides, and general news.

Education Coalition
Organization promoting educational reform through technologies provides an overview and discusses learning styles.

Education World
Expansive collection offers features, news, and resources for teachers, as well as links to schools and universities around the world.

Educational Courses on the Web
Expansive listing of college-level courses taught on the Internet focuses primarily on biological science and engineering programs.

Electronic Forum, or the Agora Reinvented
Outlines a seminar on the design and implementation of online discussions for collegiate and scholarly collaborations.

Learning site for kids and adults features sections devoted to computers, science, business, recreation, and home improvement.

Adult and distance education resource center provides recommendations for the best distance graduate programs, along with related news articles.

Global LEARN Day
Conference showcases providers of distance education, training, tools and technology. Listen to the conference or chat with others.

Globewide Network Academy
Nonprofit organization lists over 17,000 distance learning courses and programs. Search the database, plus visit the bookstore.

Higher Education and Distance Learning
Contains a large collection of links about distance learning, including accreditation agencies and schools offering the programs.

International Centre for Distance Learning
Information on over 30,000 distance courses and programs, offered in Commonwealth countries including Africa, Australasia and Canada.

International College of Applied Linguistics
Distance learning center offers enrollment to become a certified teacher of English as a second language.

Internet Resources for Institutional Research
Annotated links to online and virtual universities or tutorials. Submissions of new courses and sites are welcomed.

Learning Resources Network
Review publications, education links, membership information, and service descriptions from this organization for life-long distance learning.

MSN Encarta - Continuing Education
Get advice and info about financial aid, online education, starting a career, and education and the elderly from this continuing education guide.

Node Learning Technologies Network
Canadian organization provides links to distance learning centers and courses throughout the country and the entire world.

Official alt.education.distance FAQ
Provides answers regarding distance education, research degrees, financial aid and finding the best program.

Online Educa
Discover distance education in Europe from this Europe's annual conference on technology-supported learning and training site.

Online Teaching and Distance Learning
Collection of links to various distance degree programs and courses worldwide. Includes connections to resources for teaching and general guides.

PBS - Distance Learning Week
Special column from PBS to commemorate Distance Education Week. Find a brief history of DE and related PBS programs and resources.

Pigeon Hill University
Self-learning resource offers a large collection of educational links devoted to academic subjects, such as science, math, English and languages.

Link to distance learning opportunities offered by universities in North America. Review the list of participating schools or search for courses.

Resources for Distance Education
College professor presents a large collection of resources for distance learning opportunities, including links to associations and programs.

UK-based directory provides resources for students, academics and educators. Access essays, submit a site, chat or send an e-card.

Teaching and Learning on the Web
Select a subject category and search for sites that teach through the Web. For all levels.

The American Center for the Study of Distance Education
Center at Penn State University focuses on the study, teaching and research in the area of distance education. Presents research monographs.

UB Online
University of Bridgeport provides info and resources on distance education, including associations, conferences, software and resource journals.
Developer of continuing education services offers accredited college degree programs, including MBAs, on the Internet.

Virtual University Gazette's FAQ on Distance Learning
Reference site for those new to distance learning answers many questions in an easy-to-read format.

What is Distance Education? - WestEd
WestEd, a nonprofit organization, defines distance education, and discusses learning delivery systems, with examples.

World Bank Global Distance EducationNet
Information management tools designed for World Bank client countries provides info about distance education and training around the globe.

World Wide Web Virtual Library - Distance Education
Follow links to schools and other resources for distance learning, and peruse journals, articles, newsletters, and newsgroups.




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