Distance Education is a way of helping a student to pursue a course of study that is different from the traditional classroom situation. He/she can learn without having to meet a teacher on a regular basis.
With Distance Education, the teacher and the learner are apart for most of the time. Learning takes place and mainly through the use of specially prepared texts or self-instructional material, and via the Internet (On Line).
The University of Guyana, through the Institute of Distance and Continuing Education now offers an opportunity to increase and improve knowledge and skills by using the distance mode of learning.Courses available by distance methods are:
- Pre-University English
- Pre-University Mathematics
- Supervisory Management (Print and Online)
- Basic Nutrition for a Changing Society
- Principles of Accounts (Print and Online)