Distance Learning

Distance Learning is defined as "institution-based, formal education where the learning group is separated, and where interactive telecommunication systems are used to connect learners, resources, and instructors" (Simonson 2003).

This page and its subpages contain information on various aspects of Distance Learning. They include definitions, advantages and disadvantages, discuss how Moodle, an online learning platform, is used at the FTSK and a list of further reading.

Please feel free to browse through the various subpages listed on the left sidebar.

To get a short, visual overview on Distance Learning, watch the video below. You can find a more extensive and informative discussion on the Extended Further Reading page.


Note: There are different forms of distance learning and concepts related to it. These terms are often misused. You will find a list of our definitions on our Keywords and Concepts page.