MSU expands engineering program nationwide

05/04/2019

MANKATO — A year after its Iron Range Engineering program was recognized as one of the world's most innovative, Minnesota State University is preparing to expand the concept to a national audience.

"The Bell Program" is aimed at community college students looking to earn a
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KAUST launches first virtual lab for distance learning

04/30/2019

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) launched its first virtual lab to serve as an online platform for distance learning on semiconductor fabrication.

The vFabLab, short for Virtual Fabrication Lab, is an online-based virtual environment designed to help
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Botho varsity begins distance learning programme

04/25/2019

Botswana’s Botho University has kicked off its Distance Learning programme in Nigeria with an offer of affordable, qualitative and internationally accredited educational qualifications.

This was made known in a statement on Monday which disclosed that Bachelors and M
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Going The Distance

04/23/2019

Curious by nature, Asia Johnson was finishing up her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience at Georgia State when she started looking for graduate programs that would allow her to delve deeper into the life sciences and learn more about the human body.

She was attracted to the new
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A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of China Distance Education Holdings Limited

04/18/2019

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to today’s value. I will be using the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model. It may sound complicated, but actually
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Online learning clicks with University of Maine System students

04/07/2019

Andrea Atwood always intended to go to college, but life kept getting in the way. After high school, she found herself putting off college for a job, then came marriage and kids and a string of low-wage jobs at coffee shops or retail stores.

Atwood, a Cape Elizabeth res
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‘Open and Distance Learning has earned recognition’

04/03/2019

The 32nd convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was held at URA Academy Hall, Mission Compound, Kohima on April 3.

While delivering the report on IGNOU, Regional Director of IGNOU, Dr. T. Iralu mentioned that there were 806 learners, which comprised of 5
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UGC bans distance learning in agriculture

03/28/2019

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prohibited imparting distance degree programmes in agriculture. The decision was taken by the higher education regulator at its last meeting on the ground that a degree programme in agriculture is technical in nature as it requires practical o
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Distance education allows families as far as Kazakhstan to stay enrolled in Queensland

03/18/2019

The family plans to return to Australia later this year.

"A program that kept step with the national curriculum was really important to me," Ms Magerl said.

"We don't know how long we're going to be here — whether of our own choice or [due to] visa p
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China Distance Education Holdings Limited

03/08/2019

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) (“CDEL”, or the “Company”), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, recently declared unaudited financial results for the 1st-quarter of fiscal year
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Distance Learning At St Johns High School

03/07/2019

A distance learning pilot program launched this school year in Charleston County School District, is an effort to create equity and ensure all students have access to classes, especially AP classes.

Ninth and tenth graders at St. John’s High School and Baptist Hill Hig
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Teacher teams up with West Branch for distance learning project

03/01/2019

Kindergarten teacher Daniel Kibby teamed up with West Branch schools for the second time using technology for a special literary distance learning project.

Daniels’s wife, Kari Kibby, is a third-grade teacher at West Branch, and he said the two came up with the idea to
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Park Rapids School Board looks at e-days, distance learning

02/27/2019

The Park Rapids Area School Board, meeting Feb. 19, discussed alternatives to canceling school due to weather.

Teachers Dan Etter (high school math), Eric Pilgrim (sixth grade) and Ky Deblieck (kindergarten) shared how e-days and distance learning days can enable students to wo
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Life is complicated: Distance learning helps

02/22/2019

Three months after a terrorist attack in Afghanistan left Jeremy Haynes a paraplegic, he met with a psychologist from the Department of Veterans Affairs. “He asked me what I wanted to do with my life,” said Haynes, a retired Army major. “I said I wanted to go back to school. He
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USDA Ties Telemedicine and Distance Learning Grants to Opioid Crisis in Rural America

02/15/2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today said that it would prioritize applications for telemedicine grants that aim to address opioid misuse in rural communities. The grants are available through the USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program.

USDA is granting as many as
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Can UGC's Quality Assurance Strategies address challenges to Open Distance Learning?

02/10/2019

Considering the significant role played by Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in increasing access to higher education in India, the Indian government last year announced it would recognise degrees, diplomas or certificates awarded through this mode at par with those obtained through
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A Scholarship, an Online Course and a ‘Dream Come True’

02/04/2019

Selam Kairu lives in Nairobi, Kenya, but she credits a lot of her business’s growth to lessons learned from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, approximately 7,600 miles away.

Since beginning online studies with Darden, Kairu and her husb
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Why you should choose distance private higher education

01/30/2019

Johannesburg - “Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing rapid growth with the demand for education outstripping supply.” This is according to Angela Bruwer, Executive Academic Head at the IMM Graduate School.

Bruwer says that public universities are no longer able to cope with
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VSU Ranked Among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News and World Report

01/21/2019

Valdosta State University is one of the best colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to distance education, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings released today.

This is the eighth year U.S. News and World Report has numerica
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Kazakh colleges now offer distance learning bachelor’s degrees

01/16/2019

ASTANA – Students studying in Kazakh universities are now able to receive bachelor’s degrees with 100 percent of their credits received through distance learning.

“There will be a completely different system. Currently, to receive a certain bachelor’s degree, students are r
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Online Education Rules Under the Microscope

01/13/2019

As the Trump administration this week convenes a panel of experts to consider rewriting federal policies around digital learning and innovation, the eternal tension between fostering experimentation and protecting educational quality will be on prominent display.

The process, k
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Online learning continues to grow at Glendale Community College

01/04/2019

Sometimes long-distance relationships can be good.

That’s what Glendale Community College officials think, at least in terms of student online learning.

Distance-education learning and teaching continues to rise for Glendale Community College students and instructors, ac
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Distance learning: making the most of online education

01/02/2019

When Anna Dewar has a group project to work on for university, she fires up Skype on her laptop and calls her classmates.

“I’ve never actually met anyone in my course, but I’ll be talking to people in places like Perth and even Japan,” the Bachelor of Food and Nutritio
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IGNOU To Be Exempt From UGC’s Distance Learning Norms: Commission Requests HRD Ministry To Issue Directions

12/31/2018

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to relax its distant learning regulations for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), which offers open and distance learning programmes in various streams, reports Deccan Herald.

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has rep
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Bartow launches distance-learning cybersecurity pathway at CHS

12/22/2018

A new pathway being launched by the Bartow County School System could completely turn around the lives of some of its students.

A cohort of 25 second-semester juniors at Cass High School and their parents signed commitment agreements Tuesday night for a new cybersecurity pathway
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High HSC results for Camden Haven High School distance education students

12/17/2018

Distance education students at Camden Haven High School have been quietly achieving high academic results from afar. 

Four students from the school’s language faculty ranked in the top five HSC exam results in the state. 

Ansonette Swart was ranked second in german beg
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Sheridan College Instructor Recognized For Excellence In Distance Education

12/11/2018

The Wyoming Distance Education Consortium named Northern Wyoming Community College District faculty member Dr. Rachel Kristiansen as the 2018 NWCCD Master Distance Educator of the Year.

Nominees for the award are drawn annually from each of Wyoming’s seven community colleges an
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MMG helps Husson Presque Isle campus with distance learning technology

12/07/2018

Husson University’s Presque Isle campus, located at Northern Maine Community College, is now using new video conferencing technology for distance learning thanks to a donation by MMG Insurance. 

Leaders from MMG and Husson were on hand Wednesday, Dec. 5, to demonstrate the distance
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ECC Paramedic Program Offers Distance Learning at ECC-Rolla

12/03/2018

Starting in 2019, East Central College-Rolla will utilize interactive distance technology to better serve students in its paramedic technology program. 

Students also will have access to on-location lab assistants who will be based at the Rolla campus. 

 “Previo
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning in Canada

11/29/2018

Distance learning has numerous disadvantages as advantages to students. Having been brought up in a developed country, you will understand that every moment is precious and requires your concentration in full.

Not everyone gets the opportunity to get higher education in an insti
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