Date Added: Jan 2012
This paper describes the definition and content of distance learning, and analysis why distance education has become so popular. At the same time, the way of evaluation distance education course or program was present in the paper. Finally, the impact of distance learning on the possible development direction of future education was discussed in this paper. All sectors, especially higher education, corporate training, and continuing and professional education, want to take advantage of Internet technologies to provide education, training, and collaboration capabilities to geographically dispersed populations to enhance educational experiences and increase enthusiasm for learning.