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.

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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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Online learning clicks with University of Maine System students

04/07/2019

Andrea Atwood always intended to go to college, but life kept getting in the way. After high school, she found herself putting off college for a job, then came marriage and kids and a string of low-wage jobs at coffee shops or retail stores.

Atwood, a Cape Elizabeth res
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‘Open and Distance Learning has earned recognition’

04/03/2019

The 32nd convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was held at URA Academy Hall, Mission Compound, Kohima on April 3.

While delivering the report on IGNOU, Regional Director of IGNOU, Dr. T. Iralu mentioned that there were 806 learners, which comprised of 5
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UGC bans distance learning in agriculture

03/28/2019

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prohibited imparting distance degree programmes in agriculture. The decision was taken by the higher education regulator at its last meeting on the ground that a degree programme in agriculture is technical in nature as it requires practical o
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Distance education allows families as far as Kazakhstan to stay enrolled in Queensland

03/18/2019

The family plans to return to Australia later this year.

"A program that kept step with the national curriculum was really important to me," Ms Magerl said.

"We don't know how long we're going to be here — whether of our own choice or [due to] visa p
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China Distance Education Holdings Limited

03/08/2019

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) (“CDEL”, or the “Company”), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, recently declared unaudited financial results for the 1st-quarter of fiscal year
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Distance Learning At St Johns High School

03/07/2019

A distance learning pilot program launched this school year in Charleston County School District, is an effort to create equity and ensure all students have access to classes, especially AP classes.

Ninth and tenth graders at St. John’s High School and Baptist Hill Hig
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Teacher teams up with West Branch for distance learning project

03/01/2019

Kindergarten teacher Daniel Kibby teamed up with West Branch schools for the second time using technology for a special literary distance learning project.

Daniels’s wife, Kari Kibby, is a third-grade teacher at West Branch, and he said the two came up with the idea to
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Park Rapids School Board looks at e-days, distance learning

02/27/2019

The Park Rapids Area School Board, meeting Feb. 19, discussed alternatives to canceling school due to weather.

Teachers Dan Etter (high school math), Eric Pilgrim (sixth grade) and Ky Deblieck (kindergarten) shared how e-days and distance learning days can enable students to wo
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Life is complicated: Distance learning helps

02/22/2019

Three months after a terrorist attack in Afghanistan left Jeremy Haynes a paraplegic, he met with a psychologist from the Department of Veterans Affairs. “He asked me what I wanted to do with my life,” said Haynes, a retired Army major. “I said I wanted to go back to school. He
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USDA Ties Telemedicine and Distance Learning Grants to Opioid Crisis in Rural America

02/15/2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today said that it would prioritize applications for telemedicine grants that aim to address opioid misuse in rural communities. The grants are available through the USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program.

USDA is granting as many as
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Can UGC's Quality Assurance Strategies address challenges to Open Distance Learning?

02/10/2019

Considering the significant role played by Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in increasing access to higher education in India, the Indian government last year announced it would recognise degrees, diplomas or certificates awarded through this mode at par with those obtained through
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A Scholarship, an Online Course and a ‘Dream Come True’

02/04/2019

Selam Kairu lives in Nairobi, Kenya, but she credits a lot of her business’s growth to lessons learned from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, approximately 7,600 miles away.

Since beginning online studies with Darden, Kairu and her husb
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Why you should choose distance private higher education

01/30/2019

Johannesburg - “Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing rapid growth with the demand for education outstripping supply.” This is according to Angela Bruwer, Executive Academic Head at the IMM Graduate School.

Bruwer says that public universities are no longer able to cope with
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