Missoula’s Inspired Classroom aids teachers through distance learning

01/02/2020

Educators Kathleen Dent and Alli DePuy know how to plug into school classrooms in the most immediate, modern way: via live video conferencing and online virtual learning.

Add some social, wildlife or outdoors lessons, and fun challenges into the mix, and kids are re
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Robot-facilitated distance learning for W. Kansas rural students

12/28/2019

MANHATTAN — Robots will bring more learning opportunities to rural schools in Kansas, thanks to a national grant to be awarded to the Rural Education Center in the Kansas State University College of Education.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announc
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Maroun kindergartners participate in distance learning activity

12/20/2019

PHOENIX - Michael A. Maroun Elementary kindergartners recently put their reading, writing and communications skills to the test during a videoconference with students in Ohio.

The distance learning connection, facilitated through CiTi BOCES, paired students in Pat Mc
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Montgomery County to get more broadband through U.S.D.A. program

12/14/2019

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was in southwest Iowa on Thursday afternoon to announce more than $6.4 million in grants and loans to expand broadband service in rural Iowa.

Stanton-based Farmers Mutual Telephone Company has a goal of 100-percent fiber optic covera
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Online Enrollments Grow, but Pace Slows

12/11/2019

The proportion of all enrolled college students who took at least one online class continues to rise, edging up to 34.7 percent in fall 2018 from 33.1 percent the previous year. The rate of increase appears to be slowing ever so slightly, although online education remains th
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Mid-America Christian University awarded STEM distance learning grant to benefit three rural Oklahoma school districts

12/06/2019

Mid-America Christian University has been awarded a $242,714 grant by the United States Department of Agriculture to benefit STEM education in three rural Oklahoma school districts.

The grant is a part of the MACU’s Access to Online Math an
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CiTi BOCES Awarded USDA RUS Grant to Expand Distance Learning

11/27/2019

MEXICO — The Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation (CiTi), also known as Oswego County BOCES, has been awarded a USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) grant.

The RUS grant for distance learning provides the opportunity to incorporate interactive videoconfer
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USDA awards more than $354,000 for STEM distance learning program in rural Colorado

11/21/2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a grant of $354,653 on Wednesday to the Fremont County Economic Development Corporation, one of many made through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine program.

“Distance learning and telemedicine make it easier f
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USDA approves grants for Distance Learning and Telemedicine projects in North Dakota

11/17/2019

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development (RD) awarded grants totaling $604,841 for two distance learning and telemedicine projects in North Dakota.

The Southeast Region Career an
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Rift Over State Reciprocity Rules

11/07/2019

Regulating universities that operate across state lines is contentious and complicated. So it was considered a remarkable achievement when a panel of negotiators selected by the U.S. Department of Education reached consensus on new distance education rules earlier this year
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Mississippi State Online celebrates National Distance Learning Week

11/01/2019

Mississippi State Online is celebrating student successes, as well as the achievements and growth of its online education programs during National Distance Learning Week today through Nov. 8.

“National Distance Learning Week is an opportunity to celebrate our on
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Global Distance Learning Market 2019-2023 | 9% CAGR Projection over the Next Five Years | Technavio

2019/10/29

The distance learning market size is expected to post a CAGR of over 9% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.

The increasing number of distance learning enrolments for higher education is o
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ED Publishes Final State Authorization for Distance Education Rule

2019/10/23

The Department of Education published its final state authorization for distance education regulations in the Federal Register, available here. The rule draws on the 2016 version of the state authorization regulations, ordered into effect by a federal court decision in May of
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Farmak takes environmental education online with EcoSchool at ecoschool.com.ua

10/19/2019

Every student from the 6th through 11th grade can register on the distance learning platform and participate in the EcoSchool project.

The objective of the EcoSchool project is to bring together the youth around ecological values, promote an environmentally friendly lifestyle
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SRJC awarded $460,000 for online career education

10/12/2019

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office awarded Santa Rosa Junior College $460,000 to expand online pathways for career and technical education and to help create more  fully-online courses and certificates.

During the 2017-18 academic year, 32% of all SRJC students to
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PR schools set for first distance learning day

10/05/2019

Park Rapids Area Schools are having their first distance learning day on Thursday, Oct. 17.

A distance learning day, similar to an e-learning day, is an opportunity for students to work on class assignments from home, rather than coming into the school. The difference between them i
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LSBF holds graduation for distance learners

09/30/2019

London School of Business and Finance held a graduation ceremony in London for its distance learning students on 20 September, bringing together students from countries including Slovakia, India, South Africa, Morocco, Italy, Brazil, and Malaysia among others.

The ceremony was
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The Pulse: Learning Technology Entrepreneurs

09/25/2019

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features a panel discussion of entrepreneurs sharing their stories of bringing learning technologies to market.

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features a panel discussion of entrepreneurs sharing their stories of bringing learni
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Online learning expands outreach

09/20/2019

The ongoing efforts to boost the Contra Costa Community College District’s effectiveness in its use of online education continues this semester as online courses grow in number and professors are trained to teach students online.

Distance education, according to Title 5 of the
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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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