E-Learning Australian Education resources for international students including; Admissions, International Education, Study English Programs, MBA, Student Life, Travel, Study in australia, and free email accounts via australia mail http://www.australia.edu/Resources/E-Learning/feed/atom.html 2017-05-06T05:29:02Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management Flexibility with online learning in Australia 2008-10-15T01:38:42Z 2008-10-15T01:38:42Z http://www.australia.edu/Resources/flexibility-with-online-learning-in-australia.html Administrator admin@australia.edu <P>If&nbsp;you have been considering heading back to school to get that degree that you did not finish, you should look into eLearning, which offers you a new way to approach education. People who are introduced to online education are easily confused because it is a broad sector.</P> <P>We have done the best we can to explain this newly emerging source of education on this page and have various links to the top Australian universities that offer online education.&nbsp; eLearning stands for Electronic Learning and it is defined as the method by which a student and a professor use online programs and technology to interact with each other. The main point is that there is no physical interaction.<BR><IMG title="Online Classes" border=0 alt="Online Classes" align=left src="http://www.australia.edu/images/stories/signing_up_for_online_classes.jpg" mce_src="images/stories/signing_up_for_online_classes.jpg"><BR>&nbsp; This term is use in a lot of different ways by many business sectors. For instance, companies describe eLearning as a way to train its employees through online courses.&nbsp; Universities utilize eLearning to encourage students who do not attend on-campus classes to become more involved in their class remotely through the Internet.&nbsp; This has only been possible recently with high speed Internet services becoming more normal and new technology to allow students to get the majority of their learning online.<IMG title="Student Studying online" border=0 alt="Student Studying online" align=right src="http://www.australia.edu/images/stories/university_student_studying_outside.jpg" mce_src="images/stories/university_student_studying_outside.jpg"><BR>In 2008, it is approximated that about 4.5 million students in universities and colleges in the US alone take advantage of online learning and that the eLearning industry is worth over US$100 billion.&nbsp; Online courses are rapidly being adopted by most higher education institutions worldwide.</P> <P><BR>Most online learning courses use a mixture of technologies, ranging from customer platforms, blogs, video-feed and virtual classrooms.</P> <P><BR>The benefit of eLearning is that it permits you to go to your classes at anytime and anywhere that is most convenient for you.&nbsp; The courses are taught and recorded according to a schedule but you are not required to view any live lectures.<BR>You also are required to complete the traditional classroom assignments, lectures, coursework, and discussions but again all at your own discretion, anywhere you want and when you want to learn.&nbsp; You pretty much only need an internet connection to get access.<BR></P> <P>The quality of your education is still very top notch and the course content is exactly what students on-campus are given.&nbsp; The main advantage of eLearning is that you do not have to travel to the college or university.<BR><IMG title="college student learning online" border=0 alt="college student learning online" align=left src="http://www.australia.edu/images/stories/college_student_learning_online.gif" mce_src="images/stories/college_student_learning_online.gif"></P> <P>If&nbsp;you have been considering heading back to school to get that degree that you did not finish, you should look into eLearning, which offers you a new way to approach education. People who are introduced to online education are easily confused because it is a broad sector.</P> <P>We have done the best we can to explain this newly emerging source of education on this page and have various links to the top Australian universities that offer online education.&nbsp; eLearning stands for Electronic Learning and it is defined as the method by which a student and a professor use online programs and technology to interact with each other. The main point is that there is no physical interaction.<BR><IMG title="Online Classes" border=0 alt="Online Classes" align=left src="http://www.australia.edu/images/stories/signing_up_for_online_classes.jpg" mce_src="images/stories/signing_up_for_online_classes.jpg"><BR>&nbsp; This term is use in a lot of different ways by many business sectors. For instance, companies describe eLearning as a way to train its employees through online courses.&nbsp; Universities utilize eLearning to encourage students who do not attend on-campus classes to become more involved in their class remotely through the Internet.&nbsp; This has only been possible recently with high speed Internet services becoming more normal and new technology to allow students to get the majority of their learning online.<IMG title="Student Studying online" border=0 alt="Student Studying online" align=right src="http://www.australia.edu/images/stories/university_student_studying_outside.jpg" mce_src="images/stories/university_student_studying_outside.jpg"><BR>In 2008, it is approximated that about 4.5 million students in universities and colleges in the US alone take advantage of online learning and that the eLearning industry is worth over US$100 billion.&nbsp; Online courses are rapidly being adopted by most higher education institutions worldwide.</P> <P><BR>Most online learning courses use a mixture of technologies, ranging from customer platforms, blogs, video-feed and virtual classrooms.</P> <P><BR>The benefit of eLearning is that it permits you to go to your classes at anytime and anywhere that is most convenient for you.&nbsp; The courses are taught and recorded according to a schedule but you are not required to view any live lectures.<BR>You also are required to complete the traditional classroom assignments, lectures, coursework, and discussions but again all at your own discretion, anywhere you want and when you want to learn.&nbsp; You pretty much only need an internet connection to get access.<BR></P> <P>The quality of your education is still very top notch and the course content is exactly what students on-campus are given.&nbsp; The main advantage of eLearning is that you do not have to travel to the college or university.<BR><IMG title="college student learning online" border=0 alt="college student learning online" align=left src="http://www.australia.edu/images/stories/college_student_learning_online.gif" mce_src="images/stories/college_student_learning_online.gif"></P>