ACS Distance Education UK
The internet can be an excellent tool for Distance Learning through the Australian Correspondence Schools.
Traditional classroom learning has one major problem!. Different people learn in different ways and at varying rates. Some are information processors and others information gatherers. Some need to see to learn, others can learn just as fast by reading or hearing. When people are taught in a group; the teacher needs to decide on just one learning method and rate of learning; then apply that to everyone. Inevitably, some are frustrated because they are held back, others are left behind; and some might not learn at all, because the learning method just does not suit them at all.
Distance Education via the Internet treats You as an Individual
If the internet based course is structured properly, it can build in lots of flexibility for you to learn in a way that suits your needs, and provides fast and individualised support from academic tutors, where you are treated as an individual, rather than as just one face in a crowd. Our learning programs are designed very much with these things in mind.
Here are some of the ways you may use the internet to aid (and perhaps speed) your studies: