TITLE

Distance learning brings educational opportunities closer to home

PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Warsaw Business Journal;9/10/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 37, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features CEAC, a Spanish distance-learning company that has operated foreign language programs in Poland. Founder; Year founded; Establishment of the company due to a shortage of professional training centers; Main advantages of the CEAC system; Emphasis placed by the company on dedication to the student.
ACCESSION #
6078043

 

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