Distance education is a communication process. The basis of the process is learning not teaching. So learning activities are actually life itself. Instead of the concept expressed as distance education in the field of literature, it began to be accepted as Open and Distance Learning, which expresses more comprehensive and process in the years of 2018.
Open and distance learning are diversified with developing technologies and due to the technology used, it is named in different periods. The process that started with the letter correspondence model continued as multimedia, e-learning, flexible learning, and lastly the period we are in as "intelligent flexible learning" model.
In this study, after informing about the features of open and distance flexible learning environments, Anadolu University Open Education System is examined in this context