One of the many virtues attributable to the phenomenon of the remote education is the flexibility to study from any place of the world. The possibility of acquiring skills and knowledge with instructors of different cultures and visions, increases the expectation of any apprentice. It has been discussed much on the effectiveness of this form of study. The approaches of education, the form to evaluate and the change of rolls that suppose, as much for the student as for the instructor, are factors that intensify the discussion of the subject. The opinions are many and varied. But, which is not due to ignore, it is the reality of which many people benefit to study to the distance thanks to Internet. Esteem that more than 4 million people studies by means of this modality.
And the amount of students who wish to study to the distance follows in increase. How have benefitted some countries from the education at a distance? A simple glance reveals the following thing: Europe – an education culture Exists at a distance very hard, although in some regions the acceptance level varies. diversity of languages and cultural aspects has promoted regional projects. In addition, there are university institutions that have adopted combined modalities. Bangladesh, China, Malaysia, the Philippines – they are characterized by the modality of remote education by means of average forms, although also they use the radio and the television.
China has had to align itself to the technological tendencies due to its fast economic expansion. This augurs an increase in the remote modality through Internet. Africa – Their deep sociopolitical and problems maintain economic it to the margin of the technological development. The collaboration of other governments and the computer science industry could contribute positively to improve this situation. Latin America and the Caribbean – Several of the countries located in this region count at a distance on a good file of development in the education. Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador and Puerto Rico are countries that per decades have used varied forms of remote education (ex. average writings, television and recently the Internet). Nowadays, diverse educative programs exist many institutions at a distance offering, via Internet. The United States and Canada – In these countries the growth of the remote education has been monumental. A great diversity of programs offered in line exists, facilitating therefore the knowledge acquisition and skills to million people. Or to acquire a university degree, to take courses in line professional improvement or to acquire new skills, the remote education is an effective alternative. It is necessary to explore new avenues of apredizaje. The world is at the beginning of a phenomenon that promises to expand the horizons of the knowledge, still to countries desventajados in its progress. Need they it more urgently than she thinks. The author is specialistic of Moodle and instructor of computer science in: Aprendoenlinea.com original Author and source of the article.