Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of MMYVV was established in year 2006 with MMYVV objective to ‘reach the un-reached’ and provide benefit of higher education to deserving students of semi-rural and rural areas and perspective students who don’t have time and finances for full time courses. DDE is situated at Lamti, Vijay Nagar, Jabalpur. Distance Education Council vide letter No. DEC/Univ/State/07/5647 dated 03-09-2007 has accorded provisional recognition for offering programs approved by the statutory body of University, which is continued till now.
Excellent network of students support exists. Students can choose their own pace and place of learning. In addition of Self Instructional Material (SIM) for study, benefit of library, viewing of video aids and interaction with counsellor and other students at study centres is arranged. MMYVV has prepared its own study material and published SIMs for many courses. Minimum pass percentage of marks qualifies for admission to any of the Distance Educations courses offered without need to appear for entrance examination. Those who have discontinued studies to take up jobs/marriage etc. can join back their studies now. The MMYVV, being a recognized university, conduct its own examinations and award degrees approved and recognized by the University Grants Commission /Distance Education Council.
Distance Learning Overview
Distance Education (DE), distance learning or online learning, is a field of education that focuses on the pedagogy, technology, and instructional systems design that aim to deliver education to students who are not physically “on site”. Distance learning courses that require a physical on-site presence for any reason including the taking of examinations is considered to be a hybrid or blended course of study.
Many teachers feel the opportunities offered by distance learning outweigh the obstacles. In fact, instructors often comment that the focused preparation required by distance teaching improves their overall teaching and empathy for their students. Through Distance learning they can:
- Reach a wider student audience
- Provide opportunity to students who are unable to attend on-campus classes
- Involve outside speakers who would otherwise be unavailable
- Link students from different social, cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds
Those students who are unable to complete the programme within the specified validity period are required to register themselves a fresh through re-admission by paying the requisite fee as per the University regulations.