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Distance Learning, Technology and Medical Advances

Question 1: Is distance learning equal opportunity for the global community?
Question 2: What are your thoughts about the idea that technological and medical advances would bring an end to hunger disease, drudgery and unemployment in the U.S.?

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Question 1: Is distance learning equal opportunity for the global community?

There is no question that distance learning has opened up new opportunities for additional students to pursue their academic goals. Older Americans were insecure about sitting in a class with much younger students, some people had too long of a commute to class to make it worthwhile and others had jobs that were not flexible enough to allow them to study. All of these individuals now have access to education through online or other forms of distance learning.
However distance learning is still not equal opportunity for the global community. The last statistic I saw claimed that only 1/3 of the world's ...

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This discussion focuses on two specific questions. First, does distance education provide equal opportunity for all people? Secondly, a short discussion regarding whether technological and medical advances will bring an end to hunger, disease, drudgery and unemployment in the U.S. Over 450 words of original text. This is not a research article with documented sources. Rather it includes an educated analysis of these questions.

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