Web-based learning, or open, flexible, and virtual learning, is known or referred to by many names including e-learning; a-learning; Web-based learning, instruction, or training; Internet-based education or training; blended learning; distance learning or education; and online learning. Web-based learning is one of many tools used to deliver education or training to students. In many traditional settings, Web-based learning is located organizationally in a distance education program together with other distance delivery models such as correspondence, satellite broadcast, two-way videoconferencing, videotape, and CD-ROM/DVD delivery modalities. All such modalities try to serve learners at remote locations away from their knowledge facilitator. Many of these modalities attempt to serve the learners by interacting with them at various chronological times. Distance education is frequently referred to as those delivery ...

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