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Reasonable Correspondence CoursesPosted by : November 4, 2021 admin
The Cambridge English Dictionary defines ‘correspondence courses’ as “a course of study in which you study at home, receiving, and sending off work by post, email, etc.” In other words, study and learning conducted through correspondence mean, rather than face to face teaching.
Today’s correspondence courses are much more likely to be called ‘distance learning’, ‘web-based learning’ or ‘online learning. In fact, the term has largely fallen out of use (or into disuse); many students under the age of 30 will almost certainly not understand what a correspondence course is – “very 20th century, darling…”
There is now a very diverse and plentiful number of online learning providers across the UK and around the world delivering formal qualifications arising from courses they have delivered entirely remotely.
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, and as a direct consequence of the imposed ‘lockdowns’ which threatened most education providers with permanent closure, many were forced to introduce safe remote learning platforms that enabled their hurriedly constructed ‘correspondence courses’ to be studied from students’ homes via internet connection.
Cambridge Open College, a leading and pioneering distance learning institution that has been doing business this way for years already had a Virtual Learning Environment, or VLE, in place to securely deliver and tutor their own students and learners. The College has hundreds of ‘correspondence courses that can be (and have always been) studied from home or anywhere else with an internet connection – even on the train while commuting!
Take a look at the huge subject range at https://cambridgeopencollege.ac today. They include nationally recognized qualification courses on the Regulated Qualification Framework (QCF) and endorsed qualifications quality assured by one of the UK’s premier Ofqual regulated awarding organizations, Focus Awards, under their Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme.
Don’t delay; find the ‘correspondence course’ you want to study and enroll in today. You won’t regret it!