Institutes which are providing distance learning in Nigeria are taking initiatives to redesign and redevelop their infrastructure in accordance with the global scenario of education and the increasing trend of more advanced technologies in the field of education. Facilitating studies and guiding the students to take the helm to the right way is done mostly through web-based technologies like podcasting, blogging, social networking and video downloading; which is why, a growing number of students are opting for Study Online in Nigeria. A great deal of time and money are saved while at the same time eliminating the hassles of commuting to the learning institute.
Who does not have an internet account these days where they can chat, share photos, videos and network with their friends, colleagues, and all near and dear ones? Having such accounts on the internet have proven to be beneficial for both personal and professional benefits of the individual and when distance learning in Nigeria, is making use of such a powerful means of communication to spread education, it has to be more beneficial to students. Both students and teachers are sharing their thoughts with blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking.