Ohio State ranks in top 10 for distance learning education

01/22/2015

Ohio State is striving to bring the academic experience of sitting in a lecture hall to the digital classrooms of its online courses, and its placement among some of the top 10 online programs shows evidence of progress.

U.S. News & World Report recently released it
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Progress slow for distance learning initiatives in First State schools

01/16/2015

In the fall of 2011, two schools in the Red Clay Consolidated School District took a giant step into the future, with the promise of much more to come.

Students at Alexis I. du Pont High School began taking courses taught by faculty at the Conrad Schools of Science, and vice versa.
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eLearning as good as traditional training for health professionals

01/11/2015

Electronic learning could enable millions more students to train as doctors and nurses worldwide, according to research.

A review commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and carried out by Imperial College London researchers concludes that eLearning is likely to be as e
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ACC opens distance learning center

01/08/2015

GRAHAM — Alamance Community College has opened its Distance Learning Center in an effort to make online classes more visible on campus and a bigger part of the college’s plans to increase enrollment.

The lab, in ACC’s main building off the food court, has offices for two
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Distance learning opens up whole new world of opportunity for students

01/02/2015

With every year, online distance learning becomes more of a preferred option for adults. Where night classes had been the traditional choice for busy or working adults in the past, online courses and degrees have created a whole new model of availability and scheduling flexibility. This is o
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Schools seek streamlined distance learning process

12/25/2014

CONCORD, N.H. — Southern New Hampshire University has become one of the largest nonprofit providers of online degrees in the country, thanks in part to a staffer dedicated to seeking program approval from other states and to the half a million dollars a year it pays those states. So New Hamp
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Tsitou: Belarus can double international student numbers thanks to UK distance learning programmes

12/22/2014

MINSK, 22 December (BelTA) - "The number of international students in Belarus can be doubled thanks to the UK professional higher and postgraduate distance learning programmes", - said  the co-chairman of the international education conference "European Quality of Distance Education", CEO o
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Distance learning is revolutionizing education

12/15/2014

Distance learning is revolutionizing education in our country, and it’s only the beginning. 

The proliferation of distance learning is creating an environment where students of any age are able to learn, at any time and from anywhere, without commuting or sitting in a traditio
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NWACC offers GED distance learning program

12/09/2014

NorthWest Arkansas Community College is now offering a new online learning program for students pursuing a GED.

The college’s Adult Education Program has a history of providing flexible class schedules to meet the needs of busy adult students. Classes are offered mornings, afternoons and
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Distance learning is getting very popular

12/05/2014

The international conference “European Quality of Distance Education” that took place at the end of November brought together representatives of educational institutions, business communities and recruiting firms from the CIS and Europe. Top on the agenda was distance learning, quality manage
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Distance learning gets $126K boost from USDA

12/03/2014

KEARNEY — From foreign language classes to virtual field trips, a $126,989 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Educational Service Unit 10 will allow schools to take advantage of unique curriculum opportunities that may not otherwise be available.

The 2014 Distance Le
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Expert: Belarus will soon appreciate all the advantages of distance learning

11/27/2014

Belarus will soon appreciate all the advantages of distance learning, BelTA learned from Vadzim Titou, Chief Executive Officer and First Prorector of the British business school Magna Carta College Oxford, on 27 November.

“Distance learning is more popular abroad, however, Belarus
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Somerset students to get tablets, distance learning

11/22/2014

The Somerset County Board of Education won a $400,000 state grant to purchase computer tablets for students in grades 10 through 12.

Somerset County is arming students with electronic tablets while exploring distance learning options for students either sick or snowed or iced in.

A
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Sanaa University launches distance learning programme

11/20/2014

For the first time in its history, Sanaa University in late October opened its doors for Yemenis in rural areas and busy professionals to register in a distance learning programme that will enable them to obtain a university degree.

The university has begun the pilot pha
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Learning Without Boundaries: Distance Learning At Its Finest

11/14/2014

If you are a student looking for an alternative way to pursue your master’s degree, the Agriculture Course Exchange Program (AgCEP) may be the perfect fit for you.  The Agriculture Course Exchange Program is a collaborative effort of participating Texas A&M University System institutions. The AgCE
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National Distance Learning Week

11/10/2014

National Distance Learning Week begins today and will continue throughout the week. Distance learning is an innovative and convenient way to help students learn from work, home, or anywhere else. The United States Distance Learning Association  celebrates this week by hosting webinars  with
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Top Full-Time MBA Program Closes As Distance Learning Gains Traction

11/04/2014

One of the first high ranking business schools has shut the door on its full-time MBA to adapt to a business education market that is evolving to offer flexible and distance learning.

Wake Forest University School of Business will no longer enrol students into its daytime two-year MBA
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Kenya: DOBA faculty to invest in E-learning

10/30/2014

sSlovenia’s Business School DOBA, in Kenya, is expected to spend slightly over USD 1 Million in the next 5 years in Kenya.

According to DOBA, it is driving a public-private partnership program seeking to get employers in the 4 Kenyan cities to endorse e-learning and encourage emp
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Distance learning: AIOU new head vows to fix issues

10/27/2014

ISLAMABAD: The new Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) vice-chancellor, Dr Shahid Siddiqui, has said that all available resources will be utilised to focus on research and to facilitate students in getting distance learning degree programmes.

AIOU has been marred by internal administrat
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Virginia joins higher ed distance learning agreement

10/21/2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia higher education officials are making it easier for students to take online classes and for universities to offer them.

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia announced the joining of a multi-state reciprocity agreement on Monday that deals w
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UNL is looking to expand distance learning programs

10/13/2014

In his Oct. 2 State of the University Address, Chancellor Harvey Perlman made a point to address the future of University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s online classes.

Perlman announced that two UNL administrators will co-chair a dean’s council focused on attracting new distance learnin
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EDUCATION: The Centre for Distance Learning & Innovation

10/06/2014

Young, aspiring musicians in small and remote communities across the province face different challenges than those of their metropolitan peers when it comes to learning their craft. Like many other school subjects, small class sizes in smaller, more remote communities make specialized teachers rare. Th
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WCCCD opens center for distance learning

10/02/2014

There's room at Wayne County Community College District Mary Ellen Stempfle - University Center for more students to pursue a certification, associate's degree or acquire credits toward a bachelor's degree.

With the opening of its newest building at a Sept. 19 ribbon cutting, the C
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Online learning startup Udacity secures $35 million funding

09/25/2014

Udacity, an online education startup, revealed that it has raised $35 million in funding, which CEO Sebastian Thrun is looking to use to further expand the company's online education services.

Thrun is aiming to improve the technical training that big companies need to administer to their e
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homeTutor - a distance learning program from Apple Strength Business partners

09/25/2014

From left - Lasantha Cooray - Project Director, Roshantha Munasinghe - First Member, General Manager of Catholic Private Schools, Rev. Fr. Ranjith Madurawala, Noel Godfred - Proprietor Apple Strength BP, Isuru Udayanga & Sahan Promod is also present in this picture

During this  era, using th
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Distance-learning classes set to start at 15,000 small schools

09/16/2014

CONCERNS HAVE been raised over some students' ability to keep pace with lessons as the Education Ministry prepares to launch distance-learning classes at 15,523 small schools.

During his visit to Suphan Buri's Wat Then Plai School, which has held distance learning via satellite for thre
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Online learning: the UK’s scepticism is holding it back

09/07/2014

The UK has a long tradition of online learning, but regulation and a shift in attitudes are needed to stay top on the international stage.

Online learning is still seen as the poor relation in the UK – but it’s time for attitudes to change. As the student cap is lifted,
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Texas Leads Nation In Online Education

09/02/2014

Texas ranked number one due to a variety of factors, including the state's earning potential, low unemployment rate, and high job growth, according to Valley News Live. The study additionally reported that Texas-based Bachelor's degree holders have the highest median income in the country. 


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Saudi Arabia gets MOOC’d up

09/02/2014

Saudi leaders may not want women to drive, but they do want them to use massive open online courses (MOOCs). But Saudi Arabia’s embrace of MOOCs as a bandage for failures in its own educational system may be premature.

On July 15, edX, a nonprofit MOOC provider based in Cambridge, Massach
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E-learning Co. Pluralsight Raises $135M in Record Round for Utah

08/27/2014

In the largest-ever venture financing round for a Utah company, online technology education company Pluralsight LLC has raised $135 million.

Aaron Skonnard, the company’s co-founder and chief executive, said the company seeks to “democratize tech education” and ensure that tech professio
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