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ERIC Number: EJ926060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1527-1803
Online Learning in Public Health Education
Stamatikos, Alexis; Ratnapradifa, Dhitinut
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), v86 n2 p48-51 Feb 2011
With the advancement of technology over the years, there has been a vast expansion in the use of distance learning for employment training purposes. One of the main benefits of online versus traditional training is that it gives instructors the opportunity to teach pupils who, because of traveling distance and transport limitations or other access challenges, would be unable to participate if the content weren't offered via the Internet. Another advantage most are unaware of is the effectiveness of online education. Distance learning is becoming an invaluable tool for many instructors in the field of public health. Unfortunately, there are many problems that may arise from public health training because of the overall complexity and nature of public health in the United States. In this article, the authors provide tips for online training instructors and those seeking training in the health care field. (Contains 3 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A