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2010-11-15 00:00:36

Stratford Career Institute is set to offer a new Conservation/Environmental Science course focusing on a full spectrum of environmental science and conservation topics. Scranton, PA (Vocus) November 14, 2010 Stratford Career Institute is set to offer a newly updated Conservation/Environmental Science distance learning course that includes brand new texts focusing on today's most significant environmental principles and concerns. The course curriculum concentrates on the fundamental...

2010-11-10 12:27:00

New Paper Highlights Policy Measures to Keep Online Learning - and the Broadband Technology That Supports It - Growing More Students Engaged in Unique Ways of Learning BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) released a white paper titled, "Enabled By Broadband, Education Enters A New Frontier." The paper highlights the successes and growth of distance learning, and suggests policy measures to ensure that barriers...

2010-11-03 00:00:41

Berkeley College is pleased to announce its celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 8-12, 2010. New York, NY (Vocus) November 2, 2010 Berkeley College is pleased to announce its celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 8-12, 2010. Sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, National Distance Learning Week promotes and celebrates the tremendous growth and accomplishments occurring today in distance learning programs offered by schools and...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Online learning is a growing trend. Research shows online enrollments are increasing at almost 20% per year. Do all students have the skill set it takes to be successful in online learning? Learn more from the 2010 Student Readiness Report draws data from over 200,000 students from 271 colleges and universities. Deatsville, AL (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 Distance learning continues to grow at an incredible rate. As more students begin to learn online, it becomes obvious that distance...

2010-09-16 15:00:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLCI), a leading operator of private preschools, elementary schools, middle schools and a global online K-12 college prep distance learning school, today reported results for the fourth quarter (fourteen weeks) and fiscal year 2010 (fifty-three weeks) ended July 3, 2010. Revenues for the fiscal 2010 fourth quarter were $62.6 million, up 11% from fiscal 2009 fourth quarter revenues of $56.4...

2010-06-29 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the installation of a satellite uplink enabling distance learning at the Havasupai Elementary School, located in the heart of the Grand Canyon. This installation is the 150th site installed under the National Indian Programs Training Center's (NIPTC) Enhanced Learning and Knowledge Network (ELKNet), delivering distance...

2010-05-26 01:59:00

BEIJING, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products, tools and services, announced a new initiative for the Chinese market which involves the establishment of a strategic cooperation with Peking University Health Science Center School of Distance Learning for Medical Education (PUHSC). Beijing MEDTIME Technology Development Co., Ltd, a company affiliated to PUHSC and Elsevier, signed an agreement...

2010-05-25 13:52:00

USDLA thanks Congress for stepping in and urging the FCC to avoid classifying broadband service as telephone service. BOSTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA) thanked Members of Congress for urging the Federal Communications Commission to avoid reclassifying broadband as a telephone service. This will have implications for consumers, particularly those who use high-speed Internet for distance learning and educational purposes. USDLA thanks...

2010-05-19 13:26:23

The United States Distance Learning Association recognized NASA's Digital Learning Network (DLN) for its superior instructors by presenting the program with the Silver Award for Distance Learning Teaching. Seventeen agency instructors from across NASA's 10 field centers were recognized for their performance. The DLN enables students, the next generation of explorers, to connect with scientists, engineers and researchers without leaving the classroom. The program uses interactive...

2010-02-16 07:35:00

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- High school and then college may be a traditional academic path for most high school students, but not for 69 Sequoia Choice Arizona Distance Learning students currently participating in the school's Dual College Credit Program. Sequoia's Dual College Credit Program enables high school students to take free college courses and earn college credit before high school graduation. Michael Savoia started the program when he was a freshman. This year he will...


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