Remote learning expands options for public universitiesFinancial Times.
Already, a 10th of Latin America’s 25 million university students study online using distance learning, with over half of that total in Brazil and a survey by FT Confidential Research, a Financial Times service, shows that adoption of remote learning continues to soar region-wide.
Distance learning is helping to expand options for publicly funded higher education in remote areas of Brazil such as the Amazon basin. From Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state, the main university is starting to use distance learning equipment already installed in rural state schools to enrol students in higher education evening classes.
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