The creation of virtual classrooms with varying degrees of immersion from simple data transmission to virtual reality and check its validity by applying it to a remote teaching process, using computer networks used for any type of courses and different types of applications that can be used by educational institutions given the demands of large enterprises with regard to professionalism, people with or without higher education, have been professionalized and/or specialized profiles or needs adjusting to the requirements and skills needed in the workplace today.
The Internet is set to meet the learning needs to enable a digital infrastructure for learning, providing new tools: multimedia modules, evaluation of results and online interaction between students and teachers, facilitating feedback for continuous improvement.
A global learning infrastructure, student-centered, extends beyond the virtual university to include the new digital market place. The potential to meet to meet the educational needs of the next century is impressive. This infrastructure is a challenge to the education system by changing requirements and challenges of learning trends demand is increased for all students who graduate each year in high school, given the need to continue with university studies.
Distance education in Colombia has not taken every opportunity of new information technologies, most of the information is exchanged by means of written material between the tutor and students and interaction is limited to a few tutorials with the process loses momentum and enriching interaction with others from other universities and other countries. The interaction between young people and children of different educational institutions is very low
There are full-time students entering college, but most are part-time as they have their jobs, serving both the study and its obligations. Year after year study schedules are more flexible. Communication vehicles are currently provided by the computer, presentation software, e-mail, Internet web sites and CD – ROM. Among the universities with the education system we UNAD which is the one with more time and experience and is the leader of this process in the country, the Antonio Nariño distance races, other attendance and other blended. The same applies to the Manila Catholic and San Martín. Graduate programs in most ways are being conducted in semi without the support of modern information media.
Becoming educated is a continuous and long term. The forecast is that the worker will be from 6 to 7 races, updating this is essential. However, it is necessary to the management of another language and computer skills, this education should be strengthened: the skills and competences to know how to find work as a team and manage projects. Learning applications are consistently improving search tools, presentation software for the web, CD – ROM, audio in real time, interactive databases, spreadsheets, applications together Technologies momentum. These tools enable a wealth of educational activities.
The growing student demand for more expensive education, governments have made budget cuts in education and other items for official institutions, so financial help is needed because students have less and less money to finance their studies. Access to distance education is becoming easier and economically due to low costs of a race for this mode, the global learning infrastructure transforms the educational methods and institutional roles in terms of educational services, encompassing millions of students to interact and learn under a new educational paradigm.
credit to: José Ariel Giraldo López
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