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Break down learning barriers to sustainable development

Major shifts and challenges for open and distance learning, and how it might support the newly adopted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, were explored by a panel at last week’s conference of the International Council for Open and Distance Education, or ICDE which was held at Sun City north of Johannesburg from 14-16 October and was hosted by UNISA under the theme “Growing Capacities for Sustainable Distance e-Learning Provision”. 6 more words


Online examination at IGNOU soon; talks on with HRD, UGC

The Times of India | PTI | Sep 27, 2015 |

NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the largest distance learning universities in India with over 28 lakh students, is considering giving them the option of taking examinations online.  402 more words


5 Things to consider while opting for distance learning

In this fast age of career progress and connectivity, distance learning has become a norm. Countless candidates are flocking to distance education centers for enrolling in courses that will benefit them in their work and career. 528 more words


Over 100 universities allowed by UGC to offer open and distance learning (ODL) programmes

Economic Times | By PTI | 1 Jun, 2015 |

NEW DELHI: University Grants Commission (UGC) has allowed over hundred universities in the country to continue offering academic programmes through open and distance learning (ODL) mode for the next academic year 2015-16. 164 more words


A rising tide: MOOCs (massive open online courses)

The Times of India | Jun 1, 2015 | Anant Agarwal, CEO, edX and Professor, MIT |

MOOCs (massive open online courses) have been a popular topic in the education industry over the past few years. 648 more words


Next Generation LMSS will be Built Brick by Brick

An article in Educause. Learning management systems will have to change to maintain their popularity, according to Malcolm Brown, the Director of Educause. Instead of taking the holistic approach, they will be built by brick, to fit the needs of users.

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