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Cyprus Open University Offers Distance Greek Language Study

With the new online program ‘Learning the Greek Language’, the Open University of Cyprus (OUC), in its capacity as a institution of education and culture, will be able to promote Hellenism around the world by using the new technology of distance learning. This program will help keep expatriates...
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UGC Issues Important Notice On Distance Education

In a major development, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to extend the last date of admission in the recognized ‘Open and Distance Learning’ programmes to be offered by the Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) for the academic session 2018-19 to October 20, 2018. The decision was taken...
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NWU brings education to your doorstep

] Prof Fika Janse van Rensburg, vice-principal: NWU and deputy vice-chancellor: Potchefstroom Campus operations NWU officially opens the Unit for Open Distance Learning’s office in Windhoek. With him is Shola Smit, Head of Department: SALA Namibia (right) and Prof Marlene Verhoef, registrar of the NWU. The North-West University...
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Learning from a distance

In a country like Pakistan where geographical and financial problems may hinder access to education, distance learning seems to be the only alternative to no education. Students can learn as and when they want, using modern technologies and online resources. Different models of distance education are in vogue...
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8 Student Personality Types in Distance Learning Part 2

The first part of this article spent time discussing some of the less motivated student personality types I have encountered through the years, as well as providing some context to the learning environment. Distance learning (DL) presents a unique set of challenges for instructors ranging from the basics...
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Astana school launches distance learning

The capital’s gymnasium school No. 22 has launched Free from School, a project allowing student-athletes and children who need an accelerated or delayed educational programme to study remotely. Its official name is Creating a Distance Learning Form on the Moodle Platform. Photo credit: inform.kz. “We presented the project...
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