UGC ‘derecognises’ open courses of 35 universities

08/12/2018

MUMBAI: UGC has ‘cancelled’ the recognition of distance learning courses offered by 35 state and central universities, casting into uncertainty the future of lakhs of higher education aspirants across the country. The institutes have been given a month to submit their explanation to seek r
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Advance your career through Continuing Education and Online Learning

08/07/2018

Since the arrival of the digital age, there’s been an overwhelming surge of innovative technologies and modern work approaches popping up in the education sector.

Due to the rise of technological trends, online learning has secured a space in many university frameworks. By
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Livingston Parish to use distance learning technology to connect students to greater opportunities

08/01/2018

FRENCH SETTLEMENT — Schools in the southernmost part of Livingston Parish are among the district’s smaller, more rural campuses. That fact often presents those schools with challenges of offering students greater access to advanced coursework and diverse electives.

That
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NC State Distance Education ranked 14th in NC

07/23/2018

NC State’s online and distance education program has been ranked 14th in the top 18 programs in the state of North Carolina, according to a recent ranking compiled by the SR Education Group. The ranking was published on the Guide to Online Schools, a website run by SR Education Gr
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UNCW Names Jeremy Dickerson ’97, ’99M Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education

07/19/2018

Jeremy Dickerson ’97, ’99M has been named UNCW Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education following a national search, the university announced today. In this role, he will report to Provost Marilyn Sheerer and provide leadership and guidance to the university’s onlin
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HPU distance education centre derecognised

07/15/2018

The lackadaisical approach of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) towards the directions of the University Grants Commission (UGC) has resulted in the derecognition of the International Centre of Distance Education and Open Learning (ICDEOL), leaving 25,000 students in the lurch.

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For some, a distance education means learning far from home

07/06/2018

dPa-O children in southern Shan State have to travel far from the highlands they call home if they want a better education.

THEY WERE like children anywhere on their first day at a new school; there were smiles, apprehension and a few tears.

However, for these children, the
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NUJS suddenly shuts down distance-learning certificates • Service provider vows legal action

07/02/2018

NUJS Kolkata has suspended distance learning courses that it was offering through third party service providers.

Course developer iPleaders, which set up the entrepreneurship administration and business laws diploma, the sexual harassment executive programme and 9 other progra
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Waynesboro, BRCC to open distance learning center

06/23/2018

WAYNESBORO — The city of Waynesboro is partnering with Blue Ridge Community College to open a distance learning center that would allow area residents to take online Blue Ridge courses at a facility in the center of the city.

Blue Ridge President John Downey said the community college ha
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Westford School Committee members vote for updated Distance Learning program at last meeting of the school year

06/20/2018

Each year New England weather challenges Westford schools’ ability to fit in 180 days of state-mandated student instruction. This past year, a new “Distance Learning” (DL) pilot saved the day, preventing students from attending classes during the often sweltering last week of Ju
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CNet Launch New Distance Learning Data Centre Sustainability Program

06/07/2018

Designed and written by the global leaders in data centre technical education, CNet Training, in close collaboration with leading data centre professionals from across the globe, the Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional (CDCSP) program is set to be in high deman
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Lateran University introduces distance learning program for English speakers

06/02/2018

A distance learning program on the Theology of the People of God will be available to English-speakers the world over beginning September 2018.

The Pontifical Lateran University’ Chair for the Theology of the People of God will soon be offering a distance learning program to Englis
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Distance learning on the rise

05/30/2018

Online MBA programs offer students the ability to study anywhere and at any time they choose, even while holding down a job, so long as they have access to the internet. According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council, flexibility, and having access to high-quality programs wit
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Reggie Smith is CEO of Distance Learning Assoc.

05/22/2018

The 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) winner for Community Service has been named CEO/Executive Director of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Reggie Smith III served as Chair Emeritus of the USDLA Board of Directors. In 2
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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation to add distance learning component

05/15/2018

Students and teachers who can't get to Jamestown Settlement or the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will, by this fall, have a new, interactive way to learn about early American history.

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation will begin to offer a live, distance learning compo
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Internationalisation of HE through distance learning

05/11/2018

Over recent decades, the international dimension of higher education has become an essential part of the agenda of higher education institutions and governments all over the world. While countries compete with each other to host international students, supranational organisati
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KET eliminating distance learning program as one way of addressing budget cuts

05/02/2018

Faced with the need to cut nearly $1 million from its budget, Kentucky Educational Television is eliminating its online campus offerings, long known as "distance learning."

The online campus program has given middle and high school students around the state the ability to take courses no
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Judson College offering degrees through Distance Learning Program

04/26/2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- If you're looking to head back to class but can't make it to campus, Judson College has the program for you. It's also available for high school students who want to geta jump on their college courses.

Judson's Distance Learning program is open to both
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Bridging the digital divide: Rural Livingston schools to use teleconferencing to expand student opportunities

04/20/2018

SPRINGFIELD — At the most rural schools in Livingston Parish, principals have to make hard choices about what classes they can offer with the limited number of teachers they can attract and afford 

At French Settlement Junior High, for example, there is a keyboarding teac
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This Online MBA Program Is Bringing Distance-Learning Into The Real World

04/18/2018

For some, it’s the immersive experience of postgraduate education that swings their decision. For others, it’s about networking—getting to know a cohort inside and outside the classroom on a full-time course. For others still, it’s the practical experience that many courses off
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MGU seeks exemption for distance courses

04/10/2018

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) has approached the University Grants Commission (UGC) seeking special permission to offer programmes in the open distance learning mode from the academic year 2018-19.

The request was made after the apex body of higher education issued a directi
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Kerala varsities lose UGC nod for distance courses

04/05/2018

Kottayam: As per the fresh guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) Distance Education Bureau (DEB), not a single university in Kerala is on the list of institutions recognised for offering distance education programmes (correspondence courses).

Although stu
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Mysore varsity to reintroduce distance learning course

03/21/2018

The century-old University of Mysore, which was accorded autonomous status along with 21 other State universities in the country by the University Grants Commission on Tuesday, is set to introduce an open distance learning programme in due course.

The decision to grant autonomy wa
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Paralegal distance learning in real time at Wilson Community College

03/12/2018

Carrie Wilson Morris, a student in the paralegal program at Wilson Community College, was in Raleigh three counties away watching on her office computer as a Wilson attorney discussed his work.

As an online student, Marris was accustomed to not being in a classroom. What was new th
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Mandel JCC brings distance learning to seniors with University Circle Inc.

03/09/2018

The Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland in Beachwood is offering more opportunities for seniors involved in its Lunch Plus Program with the help of University Circle Inc.'s established distance learning program.

Lunch Plus Program gives seniors a chance to talk with
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KNUST Commissions Institute Of Distance Learning Takoradi City Campus

03/01/2018

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Institute of Distance Learning (IDL) has commissioned its Takoradi City Campus at Kansaworodo, in the Western Region.

The centre, constructed at a cost of GHS21,600,000.00 with the University’s Internally Generated Fund
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Innovative Distance Learning Football Coaching Degree Launched

02/28/2018

St Mary’s University, Twickenham is launching an innovative new distance learning Master’s degree aimed at coaching professionals that develops and applies cutting-edge, evidence-based knowledge and skills in football coaching and performance.

The Performance Football Coaching (
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BU’s distance learning courses see huge demand

02/23/2018

Directorate of Distance Education department of Bangalore University has seen a 172% increase in applications for various diploma, UG and PG distance education programmes from the 2017-18 academic year.

The total number of students enrolled is 7,203, an increase from 2,643 st
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Northern Vermont University to expand distance learning with USDA Grant

02/19/2018

A new USDA grant of approximately $389,000 will enable the new Northern Vermont University (the official name of Johnson State College and Lyndon State College as of July 1, 2018) to develop a distance-learning network that will increase live course offerings and delivery methods for stu
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Distance Learning Discussed at MU

02/05/2018

The University of Missouri Board of Curators discussed problems and goals of distance learning and collaboration among campuses at a meeting on Friday morning at the Columbia Campus.

UM System President Mun Choi wants to increase the number of online courses and programs offered. T
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