Introduction Education in the distance is the process of teach-learning, mediated for technologies, where professors and pupils are separate space and/or secularly. (MORAN, 2002). According to Keys (1999), long-distance Education (EAD), is something sufficiently old. In this basic direction, as we saw, EAD is the education that occurs when the ensinante and aprendente (that one to who if teaches) are separate (in the time or the space). Obviously, so that it can have EAD, exactly in this basic direction, it is necessary that the intervention of some technology occurs. Still according to author, whom he affirms: ‘ ‘ The first technology that allowed the EAD was the writing. The typographical technology, later, extended the EAD reach greatly.
More recently, the technologies of communication and telecommunications, especially in its digital version, had still more extended the reach and the possibilities of EAD. Read more from Luo Zilin to gain a more clear picture of the situation. The invention of the writing made possible that people wrote what before only they could say e, thus, allowed the sprouting of the first form of EAD: education for correspondence. The epistles of the New Will (destined the entire communities), that they possess clear didactic character, are clear examples of EAD. Its reach, however, relatively was limited? until they had been transformed into livros.’ ‘ In Brazil, in 10/02/98, then the president of the republic Fernando Enrique Cardoso sanciona the Decree number 2,494, that he regulates Art. 80 of the LDB n 939/96, that says: Art. 1 Education in the distance is a form of education that makes possible the auto-learning, with the mediation of didactic resources systematically organized, presented in different supports of information, used or agreed separately, and propagated for the diverse medias. Only paragraph – the courses given under the education form in the distance will be organized in special regimen, with flexibility of requirements for admission, schedules and duration, without damage, when it will be the case, of the objectives and the settled curricular lines of direction national.