Distance Learning is a new way of learning and study. Distance education takes place when a teacher and students are separated by physical distance and technology. From their home, people can study and get a whole degree through a computer. Also, the students receive the same education as in a conventional course without interrupting their regular life. At the beginning, Distance Learning was offer for adult education or continuing education. Now, Distance Learning is spreading to all fields and to all type of students because of the demand. Universities and colleges are adopting this form of teaching as a learning opportunity for their students. In addition, many educational institutions are developing distance learning courses to provide increased educational opportunities without increased budgets. Courses in distance have a lot of benefits and advantages to offer. Distance learning helps people, with diverse situations, to finish their education while coming in contact with different technologies.
Distance learning has several benefits that make it a good learning option and a different learning experience. First of all, it allows that the student can have a personal rhythm of study without missing tutor support and flexibility. The tutor posts different materials and assignments with due dates so that the students can follow a personal rhythm of the course. Arrangements can be made to due dates, assignments, and etcetera because of the flexibility. Also, students can email or chat with the tutor or classmates about any doubts at any time. Second, the student receives a formal evaluation of the material like a regular class. These evaluations can be from assignments, quizzes, tests, participation or any regular evaluation of a conventional class. In addition, students can keep an updated track of the class. Any changes to the course like programs, materials, chats, etc.