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Troops Opt for E-Learning

British troops on the move.

A report today by Kaplan Open Learning, a provider of distance learning degree courses through the University of Essex, revealed that there is a rise in the popularity of online courses for the Armed Forces. With deployment and relocation being common occurrences during a military career, it is often impossible for personnel to finish educational courses [...]

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in University | Read More »

Online Course for Learner Drivers

Drivers Now Being Taught On-Line

  Drivers Now Being Taught On-Line US – A new e-Learning course in the US provides an alternative approach for those who are learning to drive. DriversEd.com, in partnership with both Florida and Texas Virtual Schools (the two largest and most successful state-wide virtual schools in the country) hope to present the state-approved online drivers course [...]

November 9th, 2010 | Posted in University | Read More »

National Distance Learning Week 8-12 November

Distance Learning Week

With National Distance Learning Week now in full swing throughout America, attention is being focussed on e-Learning as an alternative to traditional classroom teaching methods. To date, 40 US states have established virtual or cyber schools to teach courses entirely, or primarily, through online methods. The week, which is sponsored by the United States Distance [...]

November 9th, 2010 | Posted in University | Read More »

INET Funds University Professors Study Of Industrial Revolution


Industrial Revolution Sparked By Changes to Political Policy and Economic Institutions in the Late 18th Century. Image via Wikipedia USA – Professor Robinson of Harvard and Professor Pincus of Yale have been awarded grants from the Institute for New Economic Thinking. The Inaugural Grant Program launched this summer aims to promote changes in economic theory [...]

November 8th, 2010 | Posted in University | Read More »

Huge Success For Vocational E-courses At Somerset College


Taunton: Somerset College. Looking north-north… Somerset College, Taunton. Image via Wikipedia Somerset College, in Taunton, UK,  has announced a 92% success rate in their e-learning courses over the last academic year. The college has offered vocational e-learning courses in partnership with vision2learn since December 2009. Research shows that learning new skills and becoming qualified can [...]

November 5th, 2010 | Posted in University | Read More »