What is Distance Education
About Distance Education
It can be through correspondence system or through open system. In the regular system, there is eligibility requirement for enrolment in any course. But in the open system, the courses are open to any person who has attained the age of 18 years but had no formal education. That person can undergo Bachelor Preparatory Course (BPP) of open university and after its completion can enrol for any course.
Benefit - It is inexpensive and provide students opportunities to enhance their qualifications.
Note - The quality of courses depends on -
- Quality of instructional material
- Use of technologies like online lectures, virtual classrooms etc
- Well functioning study centres.