An Open Source Learning System for K to 12 Homeschoolers in Developing Nations

ID: 51237 Type: Virtual Paper
  1. Maria eLiza Cornejo, myhill of St. John Bosco Parish Makati, Philippines, Philippines

Googling the key strings "data on the increase of homeschoolers worldwide" will lead you to hundreds, if not thousands, of current data and information that will show the rise in home schooling learners worldwide. Most of the distance learning courses to date cater to post-secondary, tertiary and secondary tertiary education. This is a logical development considering that distance education, which began in the early 1700s and 1800s in Europe and the U.S., catered to technical and vocational forms of learning. Though there is minimal data and research on the growth and history of distance education in the primary and secondary levels worldwide, the existing studies and information online present a definite rise in home school learners in K to 12 levels. It is therefore safe to assume that distance education through the years, probably by law of natural osmosis... READ MORE ------->


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