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Author Criscito, Pat, 1953-
Title Barron's guide to distance learning : degrees, certificates, courses / Pat Criscito.
Imprint Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 1999.

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Author Criscito, Pat, 1953-
Subject Distance education -- United States.
Distance education -- Canada.
Distance education -- United States -- Directories.
Distance education -- Canada -- Directories.
Add Title Guide to distance learning
Distance learning
Description 1 online resource (v, 537 pages)
Note Includes indexes.
Contents Introduction to Distance Learning -- What Is Distance Learning? -- The History of Distance Learning -- Why Distance Learning? -- Types of Distance Learning -- What Is Available -- Is Distance Learning Just as Credible? -- How Much Does Distance Learning Cost? -- Internet Resources -- Is Distance Learning Right for You? -- The Personality Evaluation -- Reading and Writing Skills -- Communication at a Distance -- Special Skills and Resources -- Student Profiles -- Accreditation at Distance Learning -- Who Accredits the Accreditors? -- Who Accredits Colleges and Universities? -- Internet Resources -- Should You Consider an Unaccredited College? -- Shop! Shop! Shop! -- Earning and Transferring Credits -- Credit Banks -- Credits by Examination -- Credits for Life Experiences -- Extrainstitutional Learning -- Financing the Cost of Distance Learning -- Grants -- Federal and State Loans -- Veteran and Military Benefits -- Scholarships -- Other Sources of Funds -- Internet Resources -- Get Ready, Get Set, Go! -- Examine Your Options -- Make a Plan -- Entrance Examinations -- Learning Contracts -- Transcripts and Grades -- Course Materials -- Internet Resources -- The Directory -- How to Read the Profiles -- The Profiles -- Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids Campus -- Avila College -- Bryn Athyn College of the New Church -- Central Baptist Theological Seminary -- Concordia University, St. Paul -- New Hampshire Community Technical College, Claremont -- Northeastern University -- University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0764180002 (electronic bk.)
9780764180002 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 47010520
Additional Format Print version: Criscito, Pat, 1953- Barron's guide to distance learning. Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 1999 0764107259 (DLC) 98032255 (OCoLC)40339837

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