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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CABOCES, Salamanca schools among distance learning grant recipients

02/01/2018

OLEAN – Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES was recently awarded a $466,686 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The grant, known as the Rural Utility Service (RUS) Distance Learning Grant, will be implemented by CABOCES and 11 area school districts to upgrade
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Responsive distance learning offerings

01/31/2018

False Bay TVET College (FBC) is expanding its Distance Learning offering from January 2018, in anticipation of the greater demand for education and training in 2018.

Following the announcement by President Zuma that fully subsidised free education and training woul
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Distance learning portal helps 100,000 learn Turkish

01/21/2018

The Yunus Emre Institute’s distance learning portal has taught Turkish to nearly 100,000 users from 159 countries in six continents in a less than a year, according to the institute.

The portal has users mostly from Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Algeria, Ecuador, Tunis
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At Issue: Should all schools offer distance learning during snow days?

01/19/2018

As children many of us recall watching the evening news or listening to the morning weather radio reports to find out if the white flakes wafting from the sky would cause officials to close school for the day. One or two days were a dream, but an entire week brought about severe cabin fev
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NUC approves LASU distance learning, research institute

01/10/2018

Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, has expressed joy on the approval of its Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute, ODLRI, by the National Universities Commission ,NUC after a recent assessment of the Institute’s facilities. 

ODLRI established by the Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fag
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Online learning isn’t a fleeting fad. Here’s what that means for Charlotte students

01/01/2018

CHARLOTTE, NC (Ann Doss Helms/The Charlotte Observer) - Can a laptop replace a classroom?

Online classes have become common. They expand the course offerings at any given school or help students get through a medical crisis without falling too far behind.

But can virtual school of
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E-learning, Skype classes to bring distance education closer to reality

12/23/2017

CHENNAI: Students enrolling for undergraduate, postgraduate and other courses at the Institute of Distance Education (IDE) of University of Madras from the next academic year can chuck their printed study material and get a feel of being part of the regular stream from the comfort of their
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Thrust on distance learning

12/17/2017

Guwahati: Assam has only 13 per cent enrolment rate in tertiary education, which is not enough for a developing state, an expert on distance education said here on Saturday.

Delivering the keynote address at an international conference on Development Intervention and Open Learning for Empo
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Polk State Joins National Distance Education Agreement

12/12/2017

Polk State College is now a participating member of the Florida-State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (FL-SARA), part of a national collaboration that expands online learning options for students and significantly reduces the costs for institutions to provide distance learning opportunit
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After Distance Degrees Suspended, AICTE Begins Registration For Qualification Tests

12/05/2017

NEW DELHI:  After the Supreme Court of India suspended degrees awarded through distance mode by deemed universities, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has started the process for the registration of such candidates for appearing for written and practical tests for
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Distance learning at GNDU

12/03/2017

Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev University is all set to establish the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning on its campus. The decision was taken during the Syndicate meeting, which was presided over by VC Jaspal S Sandhu. The new programmes will be introduced in the university, its regional cent
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UGC suspends distance learning engineering degrees of 4 deemed universities

11/25/2017

The engineering degrees of four deemed varsities which offer the course through the long-distance mode have been suspended. The University Grants Commission (UGC) followed the Supreme Court’s order to suspend the degrees after a prior decision to retrain universities from continuing any distance le
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Distance Learning at SUSU is Now Available for Students From All Over the World

11/20/2017

Fairly recently, only a few people believed that distance learning would ever be considered high-quality education. However, the digital economy has upended conventional wisdom, and today it is no surprise to anyone that the Internet provides a convenient tool for obtaining professional education
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