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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VSU Ranked Among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News and World Report

01/21/2019

Valdosta State University is one of the best colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to distance education, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings released today.

This is the eighth year U.S. News and World Report has numerica
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Kazakh colleges now offer distance learning bachelor’s degrees

01/16/2019

ASTANA – Students studying in Kazakh universities are now able to receive bachelor’s degrees with 100 percent of their credits received through distance learning.

“There will be a completely different system. Currently, to receive a certain bachelor’s degree, students are r
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Online Education Rules Under the Microscope

01/13/2019

As the Trump administration this week convenes a panel of experts to consider rewriting federal policies around digital learning and innovation, the eternal tension between fostering experimentation and protecting educational quality will be on prominent display.

The process, k
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Online learning continues to grow at Glendale Community College

01/04/2019

Sometimes long-distance relationships can be good.

That’s what Glendale Community College officials think, at least in terms of student online learning.

Distance-education learning and teaching continues to rise for Glendale Community College students and instructors, ac
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Distance learning: making the most of online education

01/02/2019

When Anna Dewar has a group project to work on for university, she fires up Skype on her laptop and calls her classmates.

“I’ve never actually met anyone in my course, but I’ll be talking to people in places like Perth and even Japan,” the Bachelor of Food and Nutritio
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IGNOU To Be Exempt From UGC’s Distance Learning Norms: Commission Requests HRD Ministry To Issue Directions

12/31/2018

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to relax its distant learning regulations for Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), which offers open and distance learning programmes in various streams, reports Deccan Herald.

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has rep
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Bartow launches distance-learning cybersecurity pathway at CHS

12/22/2018

A new pathway being launched by the Bartow County School System could completely turn around the lives of some of its students.

A cohort of 25 second-semester juniors at Cass High School and their parents signed commitment agreements Tuesday night for a new cybersecurity pathway
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High HSC results for Camden Haven High School distance education students

12/17/2018

Distance education students at Camden Haven High School have been quietly achieving high academic results from afar. 

Four students from the school’s language faculty ranked in the top five HSC exam results in the state. 

Ansonette Swart was ranked second in german beg
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Sheridan College Instructor Recognized For Excellence In Distance Education

12/11/2018

The Wyoming Distance Education Consortium named Northern Wyoming Community College District faculty member Dr. Rachel Kristiansen as the 2018 NWCCD Master Distance Educator of the Year.

Nominees for the award are drawn annually from each of Wyoming’s seven community colleges an
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MMG helps Husson Presque Isle campus with distance learning technology

12/07/2018

Husson University’s Presque Isle campus, located at Northern Maine Community College, is now using new video conferencing technology for distance learning thanks to a donation by MMG Insurance. 

Leaders from MMG and Husson were on hand Wednesday, Dec. 5, to demonstrate the distance
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ECC Paramedic Program Offers Distance Learning at ECC-Rolla

12/03/2018

Starting in 2019, East Central College-Rolla will utilize interactive distance technology to better serve students in its paramedic technology program. 

Students also will have access to on-location lab assistants who will be based at the Rolla campus. 

 “Previo
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning in Canada

11/29/2018

Distance learning has numerous disadvantages as advantages to students. Having been brought up in a developed country, you will understand that every moment is precious and requires your concentration in full.

Not everyone gets the opportunity to get higher education in an insti
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Navy Offers Distance Learning Program

11/26/2018

The U.S. Navy has announced Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) distance learning defense-focused master’s degree program opportunities for fiscal year 2019, including the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) and graduate certificates. NPS distance learning programs ar
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SCC receives USDA distance learning grant

11/24/2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the awarding of grants throughout the nation to improve access to job training in rural communities, including close to half a million dollars awarded to Southeast Community College for distance learning.

The $495,631 Distance
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Grant to fund distance learning

11/13/2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools is of the recipients of a recent round of Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The school district will receive $162,989 to “assist Edgecombe County Public Schools with implementing distance learni
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Distance learning keeps growing as technology catches up

11/07/2018

On any given day at the Alaska Zoo, one of the staff members may be zipping around on a computer-laden golf cart preparing to show off some of the animals to a camera.

That camera carries a live stream all over the state, or sometimes, all over the world. Educators at the zoo can ta
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Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps

11/01/2018

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 Mr. Haynes, a retired Army major. “I said I wanted to go back to school.
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Astana school launches distance learning

10/27/2018

ASTANA – The capital’s gymnasium school No. 22 has launched Free from School, a project allowing student-athletes and children who need an accelerated or delayed educational programme to study remotely. Its official name is Creating a Distance Learning Form on the Moodle Platform.


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First Sergeant Academy to increase course length, improve skills

10/25/2018

The First Sergeant Academy on Maxwell-Gunter Annex is doing their part to aid in Gen. David L. Goldfein's Squadron Revitalization Initiative. With a revamped courseload, students will be better suited to handle the duties of a first sergeant in a modern United States Air Force.

M
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Instructional design and technology skills in demand in education and other fields

10/18/2018

When Niki Watson decided to return to school for her master’s degree, she wanted something that could fit nicely with her bachelor’s in biology.

Watson was considering a master’s in curriculum and instruction when an adviser at University of Tampa suggested she try a
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New distance learning small animal medicine programme launches

10/17/2018

Veterinary CPD company Improve International will launch a distance learning version of its small animal medicine postgraduate certificate in January.

The comprehensive 20-module medicine programme, covering all of the major body systems of cats and dogs, aims to offer a route fo
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WVHCA Instrumental in Passing Law Allowing Distance Learning for CNAs, Opening use of CNAonline.com Course

10/5/2018

The West Virginia Health Care Association (WVHCA) played a key role in the state Legislature's decision to allow distance learning for long-term care nurse aides.

In addition, WVHCA was the first entity in the state to apply for and secure permission from the Office of Health Facility Licensur
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Alaska Communications Works to Increase Higher Education Opportunities on Alaska’s North Slope

10/02/2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new relationship between Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) and Iḷisaġvik Tribal College is advancing educational opportunities for the North Slope educational institution. College representatives say the high-speed internet services
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UCF College of Business students complain about 'reduced seat time' courses

09/27/2018

A course key to Kelly Kennedy’s major this semester at the University of Central Florida consists of meeting five times with the professor, completing what she called “busy work” with a group of fellow students, watching a few short videos and poring over a textbook.

It wasn’t
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Le Sallay International Academy offers distance learning for middle schoolers

09/21/2018

ASTANA – Le Sallay International Academy in France offers children aged 10 to 14 the option of distance learning. The pioneering distance learning programme combines home study with a learning camp.

Each term, students spend three to four weeks of their studies at the 16th century ca
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Hughes Awarded GSA Distance Learning Support BPA; Tony Bardo Quoted

09/19/2018

The General Services Administration has awarded Hughes Network Systems a five-year, $15M blanket purchase agreement to manage a global satellite network designed to support government distance learning programs for the U.S. government workforce.

Hughes said Tuesday it will provide broadband s
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Trustee: UW needs more distance learning options

09/10/2018

LARAMIE (WNE) — Rock Springs resident Laura Schmid-Pizzato, who was appointed to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees on Tuesday, told the Laramie Boomerang she’s largely interested in increasing access to UW education for citizens throughout the state.


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