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About Ramya Raju

I'm Ramya Raju, a freelance writer/web designer from India. I write on varied topics like travel, photography, English Courses, SEO, Web Design, Mobile, Marketing etc.. I have an experience of about 8 years in content writing and have worked for top blogs and websites. I'm generally an extrovert; I like photography, anthropology and traveling to different countries to learn the culture and living of the local inhabitants to do travelogues. Contact: Ramya Raju E-mail id: Website:

Pros and Cons of Distance Education

Education for anyone, anytime, anywhere – this is the obvious advantage of distance education programs. Education on demand, convenient options for examinations – people who have not had the opportunity for regular education can reap the benefits and using these qualifications, catapult themselves into the next level of economic existence.

The often unnoticed learning that happens from interaction with classmates and classroom instruction is the casualty. This is the ‘unseen’ disadvantage of distance learning. The more visible disadvantages are the poor quality of material and the complete lack of instruction; the contact programs that distance learning programs have are generally review assignments and prepare the candidates for the forthcoming exams. There’s not a great deal of free discussions that would happen in these sessions. Continue reading

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