At more colleges, computers are replacing classrooms

04/18/2011

Taking an online class is no longer a novelty on college campuses, no longer the sole domain of long-distance learners sitting in their living rooms in between jobs and kids.

More college students than ever before are demanding it as an option when they register for cl
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The future of distance learning is calling

03/08/2011

Research carried out recently among a group of students enrolled on a distance MA Tesol course at Leicester University offers a glimpse into a not-too-distant future when learners distributed around the world but linked via the internet will be able to enhance their learning experience with
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Britain Considers Expansion in Online Learning

01/27/2011

British universities should seize the rapidly growing international market in online learning, but doing so will require investment, a panel of experts has said.

The final report from the British government’s Online Learning Task Force, which includes experts from Microsof
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Technology improving distance learning

01/04/2011

Advances in technology are helping expand and improve the quality of distance education in Iowa.

Today, the virtual distance education classroom includes automatic voice- and motion-activated 360-degree or double-mount video cameras, and software that presents visual, aud
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Threats and opportunities for distance education

10/25/2010

Speaking at the IDOL & ICEM 2010 Joint Conference and Media Days in Turkey earlier this month, the President of the Commonwealth of Learning, Sir John Daniel, highlighted the importance of promoting quality, equity of access and sound regulatory systems in the face of a new wave of
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Adults Going Back to School and Others Favor Online Learning

10/19/2010

Learning on Demand: Online Education in the United States 2009, a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group, proves the point that online education is becoming the instructional option of choice for a growing number of Americans.

“Online enrollments have continued
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The Birth of Distance Learning

10/10/2010

My children, I want to tell you a story from the dawn of time. We are talking about a time when a computer was as big as an elephant, when the Internet did not exist and when a mouse was something you didn’t want in your kitchen.

Yet even in those days of bearsk
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College in America is Just a Click Away

08/17/2010

We’re reaching out this morning to students around the globe who are interested in attending college in America. We have some good news for you . . .
Starting college in America is easier than ever before.

Here’s what you need to get started . . . and what you don’
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Higher Education In The Digital Age

08/12/2010

Last year one in four American college students took a course online. The market for online education is booming, and institutions of higher learning are reinventing themselves to accommodate student demand, offering online-only degree programs or opportunities to earn individual credit
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Home School for College Students?

08/01/2010

You probably know that homeschooling is a major trend in America. But you night not know just how prevalent it has become, or that about 3 percent of American children are going to school at home.

Here’s what a 2009 report from the U.S. Department of Education has to say
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