Western New Mexico University Transforms Distance Learning with Mediasite Join

06/12/2017

With multiple rural satellite campuses for a distributed student body -- including a high percentage of non-traditional students -- Western New Mexico University relies heavily on video and web conferencing for instruction. Using Mediasite Join by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) the trusted
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Distance learning program booms at MSU

06/06/2017

One in every three Mississippi State University graduates is an online student. 

Evan Hawkins, Distance Education program coordinator at MSU, shared that statistic, along with many others involving distance learning, with Starkville Rotarians Monday at Starkville Country Club. 

Hawk
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Ivy Tech Touts Distance Education Ranking

06/05/2017

INDIANAPOLIS -A distance education research group ranks Ivy Tech Community College as the top community college in the United States with students taking at least one distance education course. Digital Learning Compass ranks the school in the top 15 overall in its 2017 Distance Education Enrollmen
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USDA Offers Distance Learning, Telemedicine Grant Opportunities

05/25/2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a call for applications(www.rd.usda.gov) for parties interested in receiving rural telemedicine or distance learning grants.

The competitive grants, to be awarded in fiscal year 2017, are made available through the Rural
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USDA accepting applications for distance learning and telemedicine funding

05/19/2017

Huron, S.D. — USDA Rural Development Acting Undersecretary Roger Glendenning has announced that the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is accepting applications for the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The Notice of Solicitation of Applications (N
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IIT Madras is offering M. Tech degree through distance learning

05/12/2017

Getting a degree from one of the most prestigious engineering colleges, and that too without attending classes in the campus, is about to become a reality. 

IIT Madras is now offering a M. Tech degree through distance learning process, a first of its kind initiative. 

In the fi
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North lags behind in distance learning

05/10/2017

Students’ enrolment figures at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) reveal that northern states trail behind their southern peers in Open and Distance Learning (ODL).

Admission document seen by Daily Trust shows that seven southern states of Delta, Imo, Ogun, Edo, Anamb
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Distance learning enrollment ticks up, though for-profits see declines

05/02/2017

Distance learning continues to grow, with more than six million higher ed students taking at least one distance education course in 2015, according to a report from Digital Learning Compass.

The report found growth at non-profit institutions occurred at a rate
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Distance learning to reach 50 lakh by 2025, says VC of IGNOU

04/29/2017

HYDERABAD: Students of open digital learning of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) would reach to 50 lakh by 2025 from the current 30 lakh students, university vice chancellor Prof Ravindra Kumar said on Friday.

The university would add about 100 new courses in the next couple
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Call for Nominations In Distance Learning Programs on Islamic Banking and Finance

04/20/2017

AlHuda CIBE is a well-established name in Islamic Banking and Finance market focusing on Awareness, Education, Training, Promotion, Advisory and Publications on Islamic Banking and Finance around the globe from last ten years to serve the Islamic Banking and Finance. 

We offer follow
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City Hall greeter runs 'distance learning' program on Maine islands

04/18/2017

NEWBURYPORT – In an age of multi-tasking, William Shuttleworth might take the cake.

Shuttleworth volunteers as a part-time volunteer host at City Hall, and his professional commitment is as superintendent of schools for the islands of Monhegan and Matinicus, off the coast of
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What should IIT-aspirants expect from distance learning programme?

04/12/2017

Even while studying in grade 9 and 10, most of the students start contemplating their dreams and career aspirations. This is the time when they begin to take ownership of choosing the right career path to fulfil their dreams. Engineering  still continue to be the most sought after career choices
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Distance Education: Where To Pursue Courses In Distance Mode In India

04/06/2017

NEW DELHI:  There are two major modes of learning in India. One is classroom learning, where students attend regular classes at colleges and university departments. The other is distance learning, where students learn through correspondence. There are many distance universities in India which
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Distance-learning lion taming course being offered by Frome company

04/01/2017

A bizarre new distance learning course is launching in Frome today offering locals the chance to be educated in the art of lion taming.

The Blackford Centre is launching its newest course today (April 1) - Lion Taming for Pleasure and Profit.

The home-study organisation says
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Distance Learning : UNESCO, JICA, AIOU target dropouts

03/24/2017

ISLAMABAD: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), UNICEF and AIOU have agreed to deepen their collaborative partnership to bring dropout students in the educational net through non-formal education (NFE). A consultative workshop was organised by AIOU Department of
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No distance education for PhD degrees anymore: UGC

03/21/2017

Degrees granted for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) programs done through distance education will not be recognised, said the University Grants Commission (UGC) in a circular.

The circular said only full-time and part time programs will be treated as degrees.
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Distance learning technology offers a bright future for higher ed capacity

03/17/2017

Duke University and San Jose State University are two institutions which have broadened research and teaching capacity through distance communication technology. Video conferencing has allowed both schools to expose students to professional development opportunities and outreac
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Virtual Technology Creates Bridge for Distance Learning

03/10/2017

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus is empowering students to experiment, test, develop, analyze and reconfigure crash sites and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) using virtual reality technology. 

The Embry-Riddle Virtual Crash and Virtual Ae
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As distance learning nears

03/05/2017

In April 2001, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched the MIT Open Course Ware (OCW) initiative, its initial foray into distance and e-learning. Under OCW, MIT initially published course materials for a few dozen courses online, expanding into the hundreds including videos of in
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Virtual Labs Shaping The Next Wave Of Distance Learning

03/02/2017

JACKSONVILLE -- Joe Solsona, President & CEO of U2Cloud announced several new cloud services specifically tailored to the Education industry.  U2Clouds' Virtual Lab (Vlab) solution consists of customized pay-as-you-go cloud services including Desktop-as-a-Services, Software-as-a
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Free counselling for distance learning students at Mumbai University

02/16/2017

WORKING PROFESSIONALS and part-time students who have taken up distance learning courses at the University of Mumbai can now avail of free psychological counselling from the university.

Extending its counselling services to off-campus students and university staff, the applied
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Marked increase in distance learning

02/12/2017

Many people have neither the time nor patience to do things the “traditional” way and distance learning has sufficiently come of age for it to be viewed as a viable, quality alternative to full-time, contact study.

Prospective students are increasingly opting for distance lear
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Mumbai University’s distance learning institute launches mobile application

02/09/2017

The University of Mumbai’s (MU) Institute of Distance Learning (IDOL) has launched a mobile application for its 77,000 students.

The app, named ‘YOOVA’ , will keep the students updated about admission, examination and results. It will make study material available to students on thei
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Distance Learning Bridges the Digital Divide in Higher Education

02/02/2017

Digital equity has long been a hot topic for K–12 schools. But small, rural colleges and universities have also had to tackle the issue to ensure their students enjoy the same resources and opportunities as students in urban locations and large institutions.

In Anderson, S.C., Forrest
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In A First, IIM Ahmedabad Launches 2-Year Distance Learning Course

01/27/2017

The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Monday launched a two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (e-PGP) through distance learning using satellite-based education technology.

The course, the first by an IIM, will cost Rs. 17 lakh and is aimed at working execut
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Expanding education: Why distance learning is called Alaska’s wave of the future

01/23/2017

In Alaska, post-secondary education can come at a higher-than-usual price — especially for people hailing from rural parts of the state. Besides the usual expenses, students face the steep cost of travel: Flying from a remote West Coast or Bristol Bay community to a university in Anchorag
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Golden age for distance learning as tech changes face of sector

01/17/2017

Prospective students are increasingly opting for distance learning as a first choice, with the sector experiencing strong growth as a result of its harnessing of technological advancements.

“Educational technology has taken the distance and isolation out of distance education and, as
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Kyrgyz university, AIOU to set up distance learning institute

01/11/2017

Islamabad: International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) and Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will establish a joint distance learning institute for the benefit of their students and academic staff.

The decision to this effect was taken during the meeting held here on Tuesday between the vis
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Internet Makes Jewish Conversion More Accessible for Some, Non-kosher for Others

01/06/2017

One woman's story highlights the wonders of 'online conversions' but is a proper conversion really possible through a screen?

The morning of her conversion, Diana Sewell was so nervous she “was running around like a headless chicken” in her Australia home. Meanwhile, some 9
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Rowan College at Burlington County student wins National Distance Learning Week Scholarship

01/03/2017

George N. Togba Jr., 28, of Burlington City, sees Rowan College at Burlington County’s online classes as an essential part of his success.

He is the winner of RCBC’s Distance Learning scholarship, which the college and the RCBC Foundation, awarded in recognition of National
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