Distance Learning Tools

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Laurel Ranticelli looks at her UMASS online class information, July 1, 2008, in Springfield, Mass.

Online College Courses and Degrees: Go to College Without Leaving Home

If a busy schedule, physical handicap or other obstacle has prevented you from attending college at a local campus, then distance learning may be ideal for you. Most major colleges offer at least a few online college courses and degrees with more and more colleges operating exclusively online.

What Is Distance Learning?

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Finding an Online College

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Financial Aid for Online Courses

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Distance Learning Tools

There are many distance learning tools and Web sites that can increase your productivity as a student and assist you with your online school correspondence.

Insights for Distance Learning Tools

  • Try the findingDulcinea College Living Web Guide to get more distance learning tools and tips. Although that guide is aimed at students on a college campus, many of the resources listed are perfect for distance learners.

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