Authors : Sirin Karadeniz
Abstract: This study analyzes the future of distance learning (dLearning). To this aim, the educational process that started with classroom learning (cLearning) and continued with distance learning (dLearning), electronic learning (eLearning), mobile learning (mLearning) and blended learning (bLearning) which combines the strengths of these different applications and flexible learning (fLearning) which is lately the leading trend were examined. Finally, emerging technologies, pedagogies, characteristics of future learners were analyzed. In addition, nature of the future dLearning and role of fLearning in future education systems.
Sirin Karadeniz , 2008. Flexible Learning: A New Tendency in Distance Learning. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 7: 475-483.