In terms of students, one important factor is the seriousness of following the teaching and learning process when the instructor teacher is not directly dealing with students. At this level, the involvement and presence of ‘people’ around, including family members play an important and strategic role. Its presence can support the ongoing teaching and learning process effectively, but on the contrary, can also be an obstacle. Another factor is active learning and effective communication. Active participation of distance education students influences the way they relate to the material to be learned.

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