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.

'Today, marketing is acknowledged as a practice that must be adopted throughout the business by every employee with a focus on the customer' says Carla Fourie as she addresses the marketing proccess and talks about how to implement an effective marketing plan.

Project management is no walk in the park as seen on 'The Apprentice' which shows the realities of leading teams and the challenges project managers face when attempting to simultaneously organise, delegate and deal with a variety of personalities.

Conflicting personalities can lead to tension in the workplace and 'the key to eliminating these problems is to understand the team?s personalities and manage every individual in the way that works best for them?, follow these tips and correctly identify the personalities in your office.

Through an exciting new partnership which aims to make quality education accessible to all South Africans, Eduloan in collaboration with Getsmarter will offer study loans for the value of the online university courses which could result in payments of R180 per month over 36 months for students.

The Information Age gave birth to the concept of 'information overload' as the sheer amount of data available online made it difficult to find anything that was accurate, relevant or high quality. Now content experts also known as 'curators' have become an invaluable part of the learning process.

Stanley Kenani a former student of GetSmarter, an online education company, has been chosen as the first author to be published under Random House Struik's brand new ebook imprint, eKhaya.

Social media can provide an effective and innovative tool for learning and networking forums seem to offer the best medium for collaboration, participation and sharing however educators shoul be cautious about the way they approach social networking tools in the learning environment.

Incorporating meaningful elements of gameplay into curricula is one good way to stimulate students? interest and increase both motivation and engagement.

Free education for all is becoming more than a catchy phrase as universities around the world are making entire courses available online.

Results show that the matric maths pass rate is declining while those who are passsing are barely scraping through, but a new online maths course which covers the entire grade 12 maths curriculum, gives learners the opportunity to pass their final exam with flying colours.

Xbox Kinect and interactive whiteboards are just some examples of the technology being introduced into the classroom today, as educators discover the importance of integrating technology into the lesson plan to retain the attention of learners. But is it all fun and games?

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.

Everywhere around the world, people are embracing ebooks and ereaders for news, leisure reading and learning, writes Anna Malczyk. The academic world has been a bit slower at embracing the new trend but it is vital that electronic textbooks gain acceptance, since they have the potential to revolutionise learning.

Bill Gates recently commented on how the internet has changed so much of what we do - from buying airline tickets to voting in elections - and that it?s high time for the education sector to catch up in this dynamic field. If Bill Gates is excited about online education, you should be, too.

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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