Share Paper: Learning Skills for Distance Learners :Providing 21st Century Learning Support

  1. Sara Aloraini, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Wednesday, June 25 3:00 PM-5:00 PM B3108

Abstract: It has always been a challenge for open and distance learners to cope with learning varying degrees of skills as they lack face-to-face interactions when compared to traditional learners. As such, learning skills are essential if students are to develop as independent, lifelong learners in the information age. However, the mass of information available as well as the growing educational demands has created new sets of problems for students in managing and using information effectively to build their own knowledge and future careers. Due to this, most distance education institutions have developed their own learning skills programs in order to ...