This book is appropriate for any distance learning course or any course on technology where on-line learning is covered. This one-stop reference provides everything the distance learner or prospective distance learner needs to be effective in the on-line learning environment. From defining distance learning to overcoming personal barriers to success in distance learning, this book deals with each and every issue students of any age, stage, or situation are likely to encounter. Once a student's first DL class is over, this book will remain a valuable reference for all other choices and options for the continuing DL student. The authors represent the most well-rounded team of distance learning experts available.