From promising practice to proven student success models

07/02/2016

“We want to move away from promising practices into proven institutional models, to demonstrate that students from all types of background can succeed,” says Jenny Glennie, executive director of the South African Institute for Distance Education or SAIDE, which is leading a four-year in
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Davis Defense Group nets $95M Marine Corps contract for distance learning

06/29/2016

Davis Defense Group has won a $95 million contract to deliver support services to the Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training Distance Professional Military Education programs.

The College of Distance Education and Training offers training and educational opportunities
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Distance learning: a flexible study option

06/24/2016

Distance learning is a great study option, which allows students to fit their education around work and home life commitments. It is often a convenient way to gain a vocational qualification and, of course, it doesn’t matter where you live – it is possible to gain a degree
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Distance Learning – A Fabulous Innovation in the Modern Educational Arena

06/16/2016

Technology has advanced to such an extent that students can now earn their desired degree program right from their very homes. Long lived the traditional mode of classroom education that has now given way to a much more advanced form of learning known as distance learning. The bene
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Distance learning is the way forward

06/11/2016

The Indian School of Business Management and Administration, one of India’s leading management institute, offers over 100 specialisations and management courses, specially designed for the working class. It has had 15,000 students in the last three years and 6,000 students in the last yea
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IIM-A To Offer Online Distance Learning Courses

06/02/2016

AHMEDABAD: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will launch e-learning programmes to deliver management education through distance learning.

The institute will launch several programmes in the coming months in collaboration with NIIT Ltd and Hughes Education, companies t
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Distance learning for FHSU vocal students

05/24/2016

HAYS, Kan. – It’s a long way from Dighton to North Carolina. It’s an even longer distance from Salina to France. A pair of Fort Hays State University vocal students have come a long way, and their talent is being showcased this summer.

Clayton Capra, a third-yea
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Better Choice For A Distance Learning MBA

05/20/2016

Many university programs are available online. There are a lot of distance learning MBA programs,such as information management, financial planning, etc. Such a huge number of MBA programs, it gets really confusing for the individual to find out what distance learning MBA program is for really.

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Brookings college shows potential for distance learning

05/15/2016

A small private seminary in Brookings is receiving national attention for its progressive approach to online classes.

None of the about 85 students at the Institute of Lutheran theology show up to a classroom each day.

Instead, they meet online, where they see one
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Another 2 qualified proofreaders through distance learning!

05/10/2016

A distance learning college have had yet another two students newly qualify as proof readers, both receiving the fully accredited and fully nationally recognised diploma which is offered by the distance learning college, with well another well over 60 courses to choose from!

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HRD ministry asked to push distance learning bill

05/05/2016

Dissatisfied with the inordinate delay in appointing a regulator for distance education, a parliamentary standing committee has asked human resource development ministry to expedite it .

The promotion of a Punjab government employee has been held up by his department because hi
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Pinnaca's Successful Distance Learning Program Has Helped Thousands of Veterans and Dislocated Workers Find High-Skilled Manufacturing Jobs in Minn. and Wis.

04/27/2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. Pinnaca (formerly Video Guidance), a leading strategic visual communications and collaboration service provider, is playing a lead role in training thousands of Veterans and dislocated manufacturing workers in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. In mid 2014, a unique consortiu
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UNM to close distance learning center

04/22/2016

At the same time Taos’ community college is growing by leaps and bounds, the University of New Mexico (UNM) will close its Taos distance learning center that has helped students get advanced degrees without leaving their community.

For the past 23 years, the UNM Bachelor and Graduate P
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NITT inaugurates Distance Learning Programmes

04/18/2016

The Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) in Zaria has started Distance Learning Programmes (DLP) in Abuja and Lagos.

This is contained in a statement by the Assistant Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr Paul Mshelizah, and made available to the News Agency of N
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Distance learning universities 'must prove their relevance'

04/12/2016

Open and distance learning (ODL) universities must determine their “competitive advantage” rather than “parroting” that their value lies in convenience and flexibility, the director of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education has claimed.

Richard Garrett said that the r
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What can we learn from distance learners?

04/04/2016

Research with a group of midcareer international development and public service professionals engaged in online postgraduate study has opened up an unexpected window on the relationship between individual and organizational learning.

We examined the experience of students an
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Online learning is virtual success

04/03/2016

Earlier this year, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education released an alarming figure. More than 750,000 Indiana residents, or about 22 percent of the state’s working-age adults, have attended some college, but, due to various circumstances, quit before completing their degrees.


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Distance Education Allows Students An Alternative Means Of Education

03/30/2016

Distance education is becoming increasingly popular in many campuses across the country as an unconventional means of education. As students live more mobile and unpredictable lives, deciding to spend a semester on campus has become challenging.

To defin
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Provost honored for work in distance learning

03/22/2016

The Texas Distance Learning Association will honor Justin Louder, assistant vice provost for Texas Tech, for his work in advancing distance learning from March 28 through March 31 in San Antonio.

The TxDLA is the leading Texas association for distance learning, according
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Vanderbilt U Hosts Conference on Distance Learning for Less Common Languages

03/16/2016

Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN is hosting a workshop on distance learning for rarely taught languages. The event takes place on March 17 and 18 and is sponsored by the Centers for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt, the University of Utah and the Consortium of Latin American Stud
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Maldives begins workshop on distance learning

03/13/2016

Ministry of Education commenced Sunday a two-day workshop to increase the number of distance learning students.

Held jointly with the Commonwealth of Learning, 36 tertiary educators participated in the workshop titled “Validation of National Policy on Open and Distance”.


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Wisconsin distance learning law will bridge education accessibility gap

03/07/2016

Using the new technology as a platform, a newly signed law looks to make education more accessible for all with internet access in Wisconsin.

Gov. Scott Walker signed the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Law, co-sponsored by Rep. Joan Ballweg, R-Mark
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Carlyle and Vinci Partners Buy Distance Learning Company Uniasselvi

03/01/2016

Asset management firms The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) and Vinci Partners have acquired distance learning company Uniasselvi. The target was previously owned by Kroton Educacional, a private education company based in Brazil.

Carlyle and Brazilian firm Vinci Partners
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Distance Learning: Continuous Improvement Part 2

02/24/2016

Continuous Improvement (CI) is the critical process of continually analyzing the performance of some aspect of operations, and then applying changes intended to improve that performance. This is the second in a series of articles intended to introduce practical tips for using CI to
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US: Distance learning enrolments up despite for-profit drop

02/15/2016

More than one in four students in the US was enrolled on at least one distance learning course in 2014, new research by the Babson Survey Research Group has shown. This marks a 13th consecutive year of enrolment growth, but the research also shows that bucking the trend, the for-prof
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Shidler airs distance learning business programs commercial

02/11/2016

A new commercial featuring the Shidler College of Business’ Distance Learning Executive MBA and Master of Human Resource Management programs has begun airing on the Neighbor Islands and Oʻahu.

Both programs allow working professionals to pursue a graduate degree, while contin
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Ghana Starts Africa's First High-tech Interactive Distance Learning

02/05/2016

There are no computers, TVs or smartphones in many schools in rural Ghana.

In the classroom, teachers talk while students listen. There's very little engagement and virtually no interaction, because many teachers themselves were not formally trained.

The private, nonprofit Vark
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The Open University at 45: What can we learn from Britain's distance education pioneer?

02/01/2016

Forty-five years ago, when Britain’s Open University (OU) began broadcasting its first lectures over BBC television and radio, there were many reasons to discount its importance. For one thing, the concept of providing higher education at a distance wasn’t new: the first correspondenc
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Pilot distance learning programme rolled out

01/28/2016

Forty basic schools in the Eastern Region are benefiting from an interactive distance learning programme which is intended to make teaching and learning more interactive and child centered.

The project which is being piloted in the selected schools uses a satellite to transmit a
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Valdosta State earns top ranking for distance learning

01/17/2016

VALDOSTA — 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 2016 Best Online Programs rankings released last week.

This is the fifth year U.S. News and World R
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