ACME’s Presence in Distance and Open Education Distance and Open Education: Distance and Open education focuses on a convenient way of delivery of education to those who cannot afford / attend regular lectures in classroom courses. Students and professionals can access their courses through printed study material as well as online-learning system. This is an advanced means of offering education to anyone from any part of the globe, at his or her convenience with help of today's technology. The method of Distance and Open education is generally used for higher studies.
As a Force contributing to Social and Economic Development, Distance and Open education is fast becoming an Accepted and indispensable part of the mainstream of Educational systems in both developed and developing countries, with particular emphasis for the latter. This growth has been stimulated in part by the interest among Educators and Trainers in the use of new, Internet based and multimedia technologies, and also by the Recognition that Traditional ways of Organizing Education need to be reinforced by innovative methods, if the fundamental right of all people to learning is to be realized. The Globalization of Distance and Open education provides many opportunities for Developing Countries for the realization of their education system-wide goals. Two main factors have led to an explosion of interest in Distance and Open education: the growing need for continual skills upgrading and retraining; and the Technological advances that have made it possible to teach more and more subjects at a distance.
OBJECTIVES 1. To provide facilities of higher education to the working professionals, women, who wish to upgrade their education or acquire knowledge in various fields. 2. To provide education for Economically Backward and such other people who cannot attend regular face to face class room teaching. 3. To help the students to upgrade educational qualification,...