A Tablet-Based Distance Learning Program Reaches Its Way Into Jail

09/06/2016

States are cutting down education programs in prisons, just when they are needed most. Can technology fill the gap?

America has the highest prison rates of any nation in the world, but we do a poor job at providing opportunities for prisoners to turn their lives around using the time they
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Agora.io, Lingoland Team Up for Long-Distance Learning

08/22/2016

Agora.io enables developers to add high-definition voice and video calls into mobile and web apps through a simple but powerful software development kit (SDK).

Agora.io, which specializes in global, internet-based, real-time communications packages, said Aug. 19 that it has partnered with la
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Making the Grade: Gwinnetts cable TV system enhance

08/16/2016

One of the ways technology has reshaped learning for the better is by connecting students and teachers in a way that wasn’t possible in the days before the internet. Students in the Gwinnett system tap into that connection in a myriad of ways. The Broadcast and Distance Learning team, a grou
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2,300 airmen must take distance learning courses back-to-back

08/09/2016

Roughly 2,300 airmen are now having to take the Air Force's senior noncommissioned officer distance learning course almost immediately after finishing their previous NCO distance learning course.

Typically, airmen don't have to start the SNCO course until several years after the
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South Dakota is leveraging a statewide distance learning center to link students to core courses

08/05/2016

When the first day of school rolls around in August, Webster math teacher Lori Wagner won’t be heading back to the classroom.

Instead, she’ll be heading to her basement.

Wagner is one of nine new teachers hired by the Center for Statewide E-learning at Northern State U
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IGNOU distance learning comes closer home at LU

07/27/2016

Lucknow: Students of Lucknow University will have the option to pursue distance courses along with their regular courses on the university campus.

A regular study centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has been established at Lucknow University.

The first academi
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Day before hearing, distance learning teachers meet Education Minister

07/26/2016

With the Education Department stalling the promotions of as many as 700 teachers made earlier this month, due to stay on the promotions of the Open Distance Learning (ODL) teachers, with the next hearing of the case in the Punjab and Haryana High Court tomorrow, the ODL teachers today met Educatio
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USDA funds 81 distance learning and telemedicine projects

07/20/2016

Many medical services and advanced educational opportunities are unavailable to residents of rural communities because they often lack the telecommunications infrastructure and equipment to support such programs.

To help connect such rural communities with medical specialists and educ
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Distance Learning Nonprofit DTML to Offer Educational Microgrants

07/15/2016

Education can be the difference in lifting a person, a family or even a community out of poverty, yet millions of children and adolescents worldwide are not enrolled in school. The problem is particularly acute in sub-Saharan Africa, where 30 million children are not enrolled in school.

One
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Demand rises for distance learning

07/04/2016

BENTON HARBOR — Getting an education without leaving the comforts of home can be appealing for students who can’t make it to class.

Convenience definitely is the driving force behind the growth of online education, or distance learning, notes Jay Keeler, lead faculty for a
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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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