Online Learning Update

February 24, 2011

Online learning boosts university enrollment and employment

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

by INAD AL-OTAIBI, the Saudi

Taif University is to offer from next year e-learning courses as the ministries of Education and Higher Education and the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation seek to promote distance learning as a means of raising university admission numbers and tackling unemployment. King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah was the first Saudi university to set up a Deanship for Distance Learning, which traditionally involved correspondence courses but has developed with technology into various forms of online and electronic learning, allowing the student to study according to a flexible schedule and balance professional and family obligations.

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