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| Published: September 25, 2015

Student Learning Support & Technology in Distance Learning

Ruchi Dhyani

Senior Research Scholar, Punjabi University, India, Punjab, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.111/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.111


Distance education is a vehicle for the transmission of knowledge to all the sections of society without any discrimination. Teachers & learners are at a distant place, communicating with each other with the help of learning support system & technology. The first National Open University is the Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU) established in 1985, when the Parliament of India passed the Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985 (IGNOU Act 1985). IGNOU is run by the central government of India. It has 21 schools and a network of 67 regional centers, 2667 study centers, and 29 overseas centers (15 countries). IGNOU offers 226 academic programs comprising courses at certificate, diploma and degree levels. Distance education has given the new meaning to education & adapts learner centered approach which provides fruitful results too.

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.111/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.111

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015

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