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Distance eLearning

Distance elearning, sometimes called e-learning, is a formalized teaching and learning system specifically designed to be carried out remotely by using electronic communication. Below are details of elearning companies in South Africa, who offer a range of training courses and elearning programs in South Africa.

Quirk Education, the most relevant form of digital accreditation in and outside the marketing industry has sponsored eight UCT students a spot in their eMarketing course.Their courses provide "first-hand experience of working on live projects to garner skills not readily available at tertiary education institutions", says Dr Ian Corbett, SASDI founder and Chairman.

If you're considering part-time professional training, you have two options: conventional attendance-based classes or internet-based / online training courses. Though the costs may seem comparable, which is the better deal?

The internet is an amazing platform for educating: it?s global, borderless, quick, collaborative and its content is infinite, meaning that many people can all take part at once. Educators have experimented with a wide range of approaches like creating education products or providing educational services. We look at each of these options in detail.

Research shows that over 4.6 million students enrolled for online courses in 2008, a 17 percent increase on the numbers reported for the previous year. Despite global economic challenges, 2009 saw yet another increase. Edexcel's Ian Yoell believes that a combination of online and traditional learning offers the best of both worlds for students.

GetSmarter is seeking to reinvent the tired concept of correspondence learning by creating a new breed of online education that is fun, easy to access, full of interaction and support, and immensely varied and fulfilling. They are the first company offering online tuition to receive accreditation from the Services Seta.

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