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Back to School Trivia Week: Day 3


Today’s questions center around distance education history. Think you know a lot about distance learning? Find out today in our trivia challenge.

1.  In what publication was the first offer for distance education advertised?

2.  What was the first university to offer distance-learning degrees?

3.  Who was the founder of the Society to Encourage Studies at Home (c. 1873)?

4.  What was the original purpose of the “Society”?

5.  Who is considered one of the fathers of modern distance education in America?

Remember to participate and qualify for today’s prize you must submit your answers to online@apus.edu. Include “Trivia Contest” in the subject line, and in the body text include your student number and name along with the question(s) number you’re responding to and the answers.

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