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Usage of internet technology for distance education in developing countrie: A case study of prospects in SRILANKA

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dc.contributor.advisor Dr. P. Haddawy (Chairman) en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Prof. Vilas Wuwongse (Member) en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Dr. D. N. Batanov (Member) en_US
dc.contributor.author M.D.M.Ratnaseeli en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-12T10:42:35Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-12T10:42:35Z
dc.date.issued 2001 en_US
dc.identifier.other AIT RSPR no.IM0104 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.cs.ait.ac.th/xmlui/handle/123456789/426
dc.description 73 p. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Internet is the largest computer network in the world. It has revolutionized the world. It is growing very rapidly and it has the capability of communication and transmitting information at a lightning speed. The whole world has become smaller because of the Internet. The World Wide Web is bringing rapid and drastically change into the communication media. The Internet has created new possible ways of accessing knowledge and disseminating education. Its audience and its territory is unlimited. This is an era of population explosion and knowledge explosion. Most of the countries have faced the need of classrooms without walls because of population explosion and increase of enrolment for elementary and secondary school. This situation has led to a shortage of teachers in the traditional classroom. Adult learners who seek vital skills to face the rapidly changing information age is growing. Institutions and corporations are facing the problem of training their employees in time. The Internet has the ability to address those problems and challenges. Distance and time is no longer problems for the Internet. It is obvious that schools, universities and corporations can use the Internet technology to achieve the necessary targets of education and training. The Internet provides opportunity for everyone to learn eliminating discriminating factors such as age, dress, physical appearance, disabilities and gender. Effective Distance Education programs are born as a result of careful planning and dedicated efforts of individuals and organizations. The Internet is a very powerful tool. We can use this powerful tool to address the challenges of the twenty first century. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship World Bank en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Asian Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries AIT Publications; en_US
dc.subject Education en_US
dc.subject Distance education en_US
dc.subject Internet en_US
dc.title Usage of internet technology for distance education in developing countrie: A case study of prospects in SRILANKA en_US
dc.type Research Report en_US

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