Can this technology help solve the distance learning isolation issue?

04/14/2015

Best practices in using clickers to unite classroom locations into a one-class experience.

It’s a common problem facing universities with satellite campuses and distance learning options: How to keep students from feeling isolated from on-campus classrooms.

For example, in 20
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New York Distance Learning Association (NYDLA) Selects BirdEye as National Partner for Reputation Marketing

04/08/2015

NYDLA and USDLA offers BirdEye’s reputation marketing platform to leading universities and K-12 across the U.S.

BirdEye, a leader in reputation marketing, announced today its partnership with the New York Distance Learning Association (NYDLA), a leading association for distance le
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Beware! That online degree may not be valid in India

04/01/2015

Ever been tempted to take up an online degree course offered by a university in India? Those who have been taken in by advertisements of such courses in newspapers should be careful because education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC) does not recognise any course offered sole
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Distance Learning Offers Higher Education from Across Globe

03/23/2015

NEW YORK, NY - With the global economy on the road to recovery, priorities are finally beginning to shift back to their pre-recession state: namely, a focus on higher education over the worry of financial burden. However, specialists report that the face of education has changed in rec
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Online and distance learning category: award winner and runners up

03/19/2015

This year’s winner, the University of Manchester’s physical chemistry Mooc, offers students the opportunity to use an online virtual laboratory.

Winner: University of Manchester

The university developed five massive open online courses (Moocs) in partnership with Coursera, as a way b
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An experiment in distance learning

03/15/2015

MIDDLEPORT — On a recent Wednesday morning at Royalton-Hartland High School, eight seniors sat scattered around a classroom usually used for teaching social studies, each with their own school-issued laptop. 

Within several minutes of the class beginning, the students started to
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Online learning: studying for an MBA in another continent

03/08/2015

Not many business degree classes will pass before students arrive at the subject of globalisation.

While universities have been largely protected from the competitive pressures of international competition, technological advances are quickly making the world of higher education much smaller. Read More...

Launch Of ELearning Platform Hailed

03/05/2015

From four students under a tree to more than 300 students today in classrooms, Ricardo Allen on Tuesday took the next step in education by launching a four-course eLearning platform called "MyLocker".

Speaking during the launch of One-on-One's online platform on Tuesday at t
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E-learning essential if India is to cash in on its demographic dividend

02/26/2015

The study suggests that e-learning looks set for a further boost in India with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration launching the “Digital India” campaign in an effort to bring rural India in to the digital age. The campaign’s targets include providing broadband connectivity to a qua
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South Africa's Western Cape invests in e-learning

02/23/2015

Premier Helen Zille and Education MEC Debbie Schafer outlined the details of the e- learning project the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is rolling out across the province.

"This is a very exciting initiative that has taken years of planning and has the potential to make
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Distance learning taps in to virtual reality technology

02/19/2015

Eddie Chauncy is no stranger to traditional universities – he already holds a degree in English literature from Cambridge. But 20 years after first graduating, when he realised that a knowledge of psychology would benefit his career as a business and finance trainer, he chose to study with the Op
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More Business Schools Tap Into Online Education And Smart Devices

02/09/2015

Online learning is powering a new digital age of business education. There has been a flurry of activity in the cyber space, with another group of business schools launching online MBA degrees.

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business in Virginia, US, launched its new all-digital degree
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Earn your BSc, MSc degrees from your bedroom, at your pace

02/02/2015

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife has created another opportunity for students to pursue full university degrees with its fully-online Bachelors and Master’s Degree programs.

Organised through its Centre for Distance Learning (CDL), the university says the progr
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Academics: Pittsville students take AP class virtually

01/25/2015

PITTSVILLE — Advanced placement classes are common in today's high schools. The classes allow students to earn college credits, ultimately saving time and money on their future education.

Sometimes, though, class sizes are too small to warrant a full class.

That hasn't stopped st
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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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