Since the last few decades, due to the unavailability of adequate infrastructure for formal education in a regular brick and mortar college, the distance learning programs have gained in huge popularity. Distance education also suits those who don't have a college or institute in the vicinity of the place they live in or are not able to attend regular college due to paucity of funds. For the employed and the working too, the distance education learning programs are a boon, as it doesn't hamper with their jobs. With a distance education program one can continue to earn, at the same time continuing with their education too. With increasing spread of distance mode of education, no doubt, the field of distance learning provides for numerous career opportunities.
Eligibility and course duration
A bachelor's degree in any field. Those who have a post graduate diploma in distance education may also apply.
Duration of the course is 2 years.
More about the course
Here in this course you get to understand the benefits of distance education and why with the passage of time, learning through distance education is getting widely popular with vast section of the students. These days almost everything could be learned through distance education. You learn the various modes through which distance learning is made feasible. You learn of the correspondence courses that were the order of the day before computers and the internet took over the market by storm. You learn about the online education system, which now provides the major chunk of the distance education programs. Then there is hybrid or mixed courses where one has to attend college partially, mainly to attend the practicals. You learn about the technological aids that are instrumental in the spread of the distance education programs among the masses.
Jobs and opportunities
With almost every institute and university coming up with distance education programs, the possibility of landing a job in this sector is very bright. Colleges now have dedicated sections that look after the needs of the distance learners. The online media too has helped in popularizing the concept of distance education. There are thus many online portals offering distance education, where one can seek employment for preparing material for distance education or managing the whole program. Beyond this course you may go for other post graduate programs in education or get into a doctoral program in distance learning.
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