Effective Distance Learning in Developing Countries Using Mobile and Multimedia Technology

Although the developments of multimedia technology and internet networks have contributed to immense improvements in the standard of learning as well as distance learning in developed world, the developing world is still not in position to take advantage of these improvements because of limited spread of these technologies, lack of proper management and infrastructure problems. Unless the authors succeed in solving these problems to enable people of developing countries to take advantages of these technologies for distance learning the vast majority of the world population will be lagging behind. In this paper, they take stock of the current situation and suggest some future directions in the resolution of these problems.

Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) Topic: Software Date Added: Apr 2011 Format: PDF

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