Celebrating National Distance Learning Week

Word Cloud with words pertinent to Distance Learning, online learning and MOOCs

In celebration of National Distance Learning Week, let’s take a brief look at the history of distance learning and the emergence of MOOCs. Distance learning is a method of providing education and instruction, typically on an individual basis to students in a non-traditional setting. That is students not present in a traditional setting like a classroom, but students that may have restrictions in term of time, distance or both time and distance.

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Yesterday, I had another one of those cool experiences; I got to talk with some friends about technology using new technology. Yesterday, I participated on my first Blab chat with Cody Connor and Debra Beck. We talked about different technologies we were using on our individual campuses. In this post, I want to let you know a little bit more about Blab.Im. Continue reading