Virtual education as a concept has generated quite a few discussions on the educational social framework. Many have catalogued a teaching under fantasies, beamed, others argue the unique training over the Internet. To do this, first place raises the following questions: what is virtual? Is there truly a virtual education? do perhaps formal or alternative education has become virtual education? Where will be the classrooms of the four walls? How challenges to educators, virtual education? Virtual education is a system and educational modality which arises from the need of education and educational technology. To answer antecedidas questions, first developed the theoretical foundations of the virtual, as a starting point in the field of process teaching and learning, then the essence of the worlds and virtual environments in the acquisition of knowledge through them. Then, the process is broken down historical, the inclusion of digitalization to education and new technologies. Are there virtual education? The specialist in virtual education, Gamez Rosalba (2002) responds to this question: Yes, there is, but it is currently a new and hotly debated concept. This concept arises from the following: 1.
The designed concern for empowering ways of solving teaching and learning environments of the processes. 2nd. virtuality, than in the latest dates is linked with education institutions higher worth reflection among the possibilities of a performance in a social and professional activity. What is online education? Roger Alvarez (2002) the Virtual Education framed the use of new technologies, toward the development of alternative methodologies for learning of students from special populations that are limited by its geographical location, the quality of teaching and the time available. UNESCO (1998), defines as that learning environments they constitute an entirely new way, in relation to the educational technology an interactive computer program of pedagogical character that has a capacity of integrated communication. They are a relatively recent innovation and the result of the convergence of information technology and telecommunications has intensified during the past ten years.