Three months on, MU's distance learning course yet to begin

09/17/2017

With the academic calendar at the University of Mumbai already reeling under pressure owing to the mess onscreen assessment left in its wake, admission for first-year programmes at the varsity's distance learning institute are yet to commence even though the Class XII results were declared mont
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University of Leicester introduces two new Distance Learning Programmes

09/09/2017

The University of Leicester, in its quest to offer flexible study opportunities within a structured and supportive framework in Ghana, has introduced two more courses to its Distance Learning portfolio in Ghana.

The new programmes, MSc. International Education and PG Cert. Learning Techno
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Online classes take teaching from stage to screen

09/05/2017

University and college students will soon be back in their classrooms. However, more and more students now study online, rather than in a classroom. This is both positive and worrisome. I know, as earlier this summer I taught my first online university course.

Online edu
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Long-distance learning is doable and you can succeed in it

08/27/2017

Long-distance learning is a convenient way of self-development and giving oneself an opportunity to achieve financial freedom through promotion at work, entrepreneurship, or qualification for a new career.

Many people opt for long-distance learning because of their daily responsibilit
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Hundreds of students to be affected after ban on Indian varsity’s courses

08/22/2017

Dubai: The higher education dreams of hundreds of Indian students including office-goers in the UAE will be affected after a university from the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu has been barred from conducting distance learning centres.

The Madras High Court in Chennai ordered Bharathiar
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First batch of distance learning teachers ready to start in Moray classrooms

08/14/2017

The first group of Moray teachers who trained through a distance learning scheme will start in the area’s classrooms this month.

The DLite programme, which is an 18-month course run by Aberdeen University, was completed by six newly-qualified teachers in the area.

Th
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Doctors and Distance Learning: Randomized Controlled Study of a Remote Flipped Classroom Neuro-otology Curriculum

08/09/2017

CAPE CANAVERAL - A new study published in Frontiers in Neurology examining remote clinical neuroscience education shows that distance learning has the same outcomes as classroom learning for training healthcare professionals.

Dr. Frederick R. Carrick, founder of Carrick Institute an
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Benefits of distance learning are immense

08/04/2017

THERE are many people who wish to move up the educational ladder, but due to certain constraints in their day-to-day commitments they are unable to do so.

While for some it is because of limitations with regard to finances, others face hurdles at their workplaces, as some employers can
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France Ambassador calls for promotion of French learning

07/29/2017

Mr Francois Pujolas, France Ambassador to Ghana, has called for the promotion of French language teaching and learning in Ghana.

He applauded Ghana Government’s vision to popularize French among the Ghanaian society, to introduce it from the primary level of education and to co
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New Distance Learning Director, Bill Knapp

07/23/2017

Bill Knapp, of Big Rapids, was hired as the Director of Distance Learning on June 19.

Knapp’s experience with Distance Learning dates back to 1997 when he was the Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Ferris State University.

In 2010, Knapp transitioned to Lake
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UGC defers implementation of ODL regulations from this year

07/18/2017

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has deferred implementation of its regulations for open and distance learning (ODL) programmes from this year.

Issuing a fresh notification, the higher education regulator has said the UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 will become effe
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Faculty, students share distance learning concerns

07/06/2017

As online learning possibilities continue to flourish, a new whitepaper indicates that many faculty members are concerned the approach will lead to less satisfactory learning outcomes for students, according to eCampus News, but institutions can combat this by being proactiv
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Colleges need fresh approval for distance learning courses: UGC

07/02/2017

KOLHAPUR: University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all the institutions offering distance learning courses to seek fresh approval.

The UGC (open and distance learning) regulations, 2017, need to be complied in order to run the distance programs.

According to UGC, minimum standar
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Staff crunch: Teachers say new distance learning rules are impossible to implement

06/28/2017

On Friday, the higher education funding and regulating agency, the University Grants Commission, notified new rules for open and distance learning programmes in India.

These courses that deliver printed, recorded or online learning material to students so that they can st
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New distance learning rules: Universities need fresh approvals from UGC for programmes

06/24/2017

Universities offering programmes through distance mode will now be regulated under the University Grants Commission (UGC) (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017, notified by the commission on Friday.

The commission, through the regulations, has laid down the minimum standards
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More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

06/19/2017

Of 76,495 students enrolled at the institute, 45,559 or 60% are women. But many of them leave their courses mid-way.

The University of Mumbai’s (MU’s) Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) is an exception among higher education institutes as it has more women than men
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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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