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.

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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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E-Learning Is Becoming More Popular With Small Businesses

08/25/2014

E-learning is fast becoming more viable, accessible from platforms like Asapy and affordable to small businesses. An initial investment in e-learning tapers off over time. For example, a three-year employee training program will typically recoup itself after the first year.

Whatever th
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HP LIFE e-Learning Helps Students on Route to SkillsUSA Gold Medal Win

08/25/2014

At HP, we are igniting a passion for entrepreneurship among students at community colleges throughout the United States. Through our collaboration with NAACE (National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship), we are helping instructors from both rural and urban schools integrate HP LIFE e-Learning
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USQ extends pact with Toowoomba FlexiSchool

08/13/2014

A renewed partnership between the University of Southern Queensland and Toowoomba FlexiSchool will continue to create education opportunities for students in the region.

Vice-chancellor professor Jan Thomas says the plan is a perfect example of how the Toowoomba community works toget
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What Business Schools Don’t Get About MOOCs

08/11/2014

There’s trouble in business-education paradise.

Recent news stories have described significant dissension at Harvard Business School about MOOCs (massive open online courses).  For the uninitiated, MOOCs are courses that are taught over the internet, and which are usually open to all comers.
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Can Universities Use Data to Fix What Ails the Lecture?

08/11/2014

John R. Barker paces the front of the lecture hall, gesturing at slides with a laser pointer and explaining to a room full of undergraduates how scientists use data to make predictions about global climate change.

At the moment Mr. Barker, a professor of atmospheric science at th
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MIT to mainstream MOOCs

08/11/2014

TOP-rated US university Massachusetts Institute of Technology has flagged it is considering certifying and charging for its massive open online courses.

The move signals a major shift in the global competition among the world’s best universities. in a strong signal spread of online education is
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All Things in Modulation

08/07/2014

Massive open online courses will return to the University of Wisconsin at Madison next year -- or something that looks like them will, anyway. Having reviewed the results from its first round of MOOCs, the institution will offer new courses that are shorter, cover fewer topics and target Wisco
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Land a Spot in a Top Online Master's in Education Program

07/25/2014

Demonstrating time management skills can give you a leg up in the admissions process, officials say.

Getting a graduate education degree online can give education professionals the chance to earn a helpful credential while keeping their day jobs. 

But flexibility may not be the
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Avoid These Tech Mistakes as an Online Student

07/25/2014

Online students should never fail to back up their data, experts say.

Michelle Hook Dewey jokes that when she started her online master’s degree with the University of Illinois in 2011, all of her homework was organized in paper folders.

These days, Dewey, who is now the referenc
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Decipher the True Cost of Your Online Degree

07/18/2014

Online students are often confused about the cost of their degree, a study shows. 

Deciding what to study is challenging enough for many online students. Yet after they settle on a degree, another hurdle awaits: finding out just how much it will cost. 

Online students are generall
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A Question of Quality

07/15/2014

If students in a face-to-face course emailed their provost with concerns that their professor had stopped lecturing, chances are that someone -- a department head or an administrator -- would intervene. But what if the students were scattered across different countries and time zones in a not-fo
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