Provost, COO announce new online and distance learning organization

09/15/2019

Provost Russell Moore and Chief Operating Officer Kelly Fox today announced they are accepting the recommendations of the Academic Futures-Financial Futures Online (AF-FF) Strategy Working Group to create a single coherent online and distance organization to serve the campus. These
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Distance learning expands higher education opportunities to students all over Florida

09/10/2019

On Sept. 1, I became the new president of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida — ICUF — which is a statewide association of 30 independent nonprofit colleges and universities serving more than 156,000 students on 160 Florida campus sites.

Many years ago I gradu
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Blended Learning at Mitchell Hamline

09/04/2019

In January 2015, Mitchell Hamline became the first ABA-approved law school in the nation to offer students the chance to earn a law degree through a blend of online and on-campus instruction. The program was called the Hybrid J.D.

By January 2018, the earliest graduates were f
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Christie’s creates 5-week distance learning course on the History of Watches

08/30/2019

Christie’s Education is introducing a new online course History of Watches: 1700 to Now, starting on 17 September, that would be a perfect introduction to the world of today’s greatest brands for shop floor executives of luxury watch retailers.

In an era when customers arri
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At Indiana U., video platform blends traditional and distance education

08/24/2019

Students attending Indiana University are now able to combine the collaborative benefits of a traditional classroom education with the ease of access that comes with distance learning, through video conferencing technology.

In a report published last week, the university ann
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Murphy Selected as Vice Provost for Distance Education

08/20/2019

Cheryl Murphy, chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the next vice provost for distance education following an internal search. She will assume her new role Tuesday, Oct
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Vietnam National University launches distance medical training

08/17/2019

Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City will offer distance learning for the nation’s medical students.

Supported by a decentralised cloud network from Silicon Valley-based Beowulf Blockchain, the new learning platform will eventually offer medical students
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Uneven Standards Hamper Online Education the World Over

08/14/2019

A new report has provided SWOT analyses of seven regions around the world related to digital and distance education. The bottom line: While online learning is on the rise everywhere, programs and courses show great unevenness because of a lack of standards.

The project, led by th
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Partnership with VetBloom Provides Access to Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program

08/09/2019

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has entered into a partnership with Ethos Veterinary Health and VetBloom, an innovative veterinary learning ecosystem, to create a pathway that allows members to earn an online veterinary nursing degree through Purdue University. Th
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California finds solution to save distance learners’ financial aid

08/01/2019

Tens of thousands of online California students are no longer at risk of losing federal financial aid after the state moved quickly to create a new system for addressing complaints from students against out-of-state colleges and universities.

At least 60,000 Californians wer
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Distance learning gaining popularity

07/28/2019

LIMA — Students have plenty of options when it comes to how they get their education — and many of the options include not sitting in class at all.

Many colleges and universities are offering online components to their studies.

Some schools, like Western Governors Univers
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Cornell launches Engineering Management Distance Learning Program

07/22/2019

Cornell is launching the Engineering Management Distance Learning Program, which will allow working professionals to earn Master of Engineering degrees while remaining on the job.

The Master of Engineering degree in engineering management can be earned in two years through course
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University of Maine Augusta celebrates its 30th anniversary of distance learning

07/17/2019

“This isn’t like online banking,” said University of Maine Augusta student Emily Christiansen. “You’re a student teachers know.”

Through the UMA’s distance education program, Christiansen is remotely earning her bachelor’s degree in justice studies and her minor
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Long-distance learning with robot technology

07/10/2019

You’ve driven a car to school. You’ve ridden the bus to school. Maybe you’ve walked or biked. But have you ever taken a robot to school? Students at Southeast Community College in Nebraska are doing just that.

Distance Learning Technology 

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CNet Training expert on how distance learning offers flexible study

07/02/2019

CNet Training is proving that the learning experience doesn’t have to be conventional or classroom-based. Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, tells us how the company’s distance learning programs – which include training up to Master’s level – enable learners to study any
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Texas College Professors Tackle Online Learning Together

06/28/2019

René and Maria Elena Corbeil are an instructional team in the College of Education at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley teaching undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs in educational technology.

Under the umbrella of the College of Education and P-16 Initia
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Penn State librarian receives national distance learning librarianship award

06/24/2019

Victoria “Torrie” Raish, Penn State University Libraries online learning librarian who supports Penn State World Campus students and faculty, was honored with the 2019 ACRL Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award at a luncheon on Saturday, June 22, du
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Distance Learning Market by Type and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

06/17/2019

The technological strides that are being made in the education sector, such as e-learning, m-learning, and blended learning are facilitating a larger number of enrolments for distance education over the past decade. Distance learning is preferred mainly by students that seek a better career
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Reaching across the water: UH West Oʻahu students graduate on neighbor islands

06/12/2019

During any given semester upward of 300 students, representing about 10 percent of the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu’s enrollment, list their permanent home addresses as being on Maui, Hawaiʻi Island, Kauaʻi, Molokaʻi or Lānaʻi. The students take courses through online
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Online Classrooms Look to Improve Higher Education Across Africa, but Face Skepticism

06/07/2019

Everywhere is a classroom for Emily Kamizi, even the buses in Lusaka, Zambia’s congested capital. It can take an hour or more to cross the city, so Ms. Kamizi puts on her headphones, turns up Taylor Swift and concentrates on her M.B.A. studies.

Ms. Kamizi, 25, is a student at
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Roane State receives $496,888 grant to enhance distance learning

06/01/2019

Roane State Community College has received a $496,888 federal grant to improve distance learning opportunities at three of the community college’s most rural campuses.

For the 2018-19 academic year, Roane State invested in Zoom video conferencing technology to replace legacy interac
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School district's expansion of its online distance education program will generate funding

05/29/2019

Lyon County will pilot an online distance education program during the 2019-2020 school year.

On Tuesday, the district’s school board approved hiring an online distance education coordinator dean of students to oversee the new program.

“The way students learn
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STEAM Stories: Distance Learning in Wisconsin at Gibraltar and Stockbridge High School

05/25/2019

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math are a critical component in helping the U.S. succeed now, and into the future. We are proud to present this week’s STEAM Story in partnership with CESA 7.

In this week's STEAM Story, Emily Severson and Adelle Carlisle share their Dist
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WGU Recognized with Two Distance Learning Awards from USDLA

05/20/2019

For the ninth time, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has honored Western Governors University (WGU) with a 21st Century Distance Learning Award for its leadership in distance education. The award was presented May 22 at USDLA's 2019 National Conference in Nashville. In addition
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MSU’s Lee receives CDE’s inaugural Online Teaching Award

05/10/2019

STARKVILLE, Miss.—An assistant professor in Mississippi State’s Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development is the inaugural recipient of the Online Teaching Award given by the university’s Center for Distance Education.

Sang Joon Lee is receiving $500, plus
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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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