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September 25 2017, 3:21PM PDT

Walden University's M.Ed. Program Top Ranked among Online Colleges

U.S. News and World Report's "Special Annual e-Learning Guide" recently named Walden's University as the largest online provider of graduate programs in education. Walden University has been offering online education to students for more than 37 years, and more than 20,000 graduate students have pursued their education degree through their programs. The Bastrop Daily Enterprise offers this description of Walden's online graduate education programs:

Students combine online coursework with real-world application-allowing them to gain more experience while they maintain personal and [Read More]

New Online Engineering Degree at the University of Buffalo

Administrators at the University of Buffalo recently announced that they have just completed designing their first online master's degree program. The online master's in engineering program in production management will admit its first students in the fall of 2007. According to the UB Reporter:

"Our MEng degree program will now be available entirely via the distance learning mode," said Carl Chang, adjunct professor of industrial and systems engineering and an academic advisor in the MEng program. "There are many young people [Read More]

New Guide Available For K-12 Online Learning

Online learning is still a relatively new concept and in public schools notoriously two steps behind in the latest technology even in the most well-funded school systems and in an attempt to help clear up any lingering mystery in the process of K-12 e-learning, North American Council for Online Learning has come out with a guidebook for parents and school officials. NACOL's guidebook, "A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning," offers answers to many common questions about K-12 online learning. eSchool [Read More]

E-learning Software Patent Issues Due to Hit the Courtroom

Online learning isn't just a matter of email and chat rooms. Most e-schools require students to download their software to enable them to easily access class assignments and turn in homework. It's this software that is causing a ruckus in the legal system:
Blackboard-the company responsible for the software many institutions use to manage their online education courses-announced that it had been awarded a U.S. patent for E-learning technology. The same day, the company filed a patent-infringement suit against Desire2Learn, [Read More]

School Review: University of Houston - Clear Lake

 

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The University of Houston at Clear Lake was founded in 1974 in Clear Lake, Texas. The school specializes in awarding upper-level undergraduate and graduate degrees. In addition to their campus-based degree programs, the University of Houston at Clear Lake also offers distance education and off-campus programs. A few of their distance education programs require that students take on-campus courses, but many are available entirely online.

 

Online courses at The [Read More]

Christian College Directory Surpasses 500 Entries

The Baker's Guide to Christian Distance Education announced this month that they had recently added their 500th entry to the Christian Distance Learning Degree and Program Directory. According to PR Leap, the Christian Distance Learning Degree and Program Directory:

features over 500 online schools, colleges, universities, seminaries, and degrees, ranging from virtual homeschooling programs through accredited bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees offered by Evangelical Christian colleges, plus a growing number of theology degree programs offered by international universities. The site combines [Read More]

School Review: Henley-Putnam University

Henley-Putnam University, formerly known as the California University of Protection and Intelligence Management, is an online school that specializes in awarding degrees in the fields of protection, intelligence management, and counter-terrorism. The name change occurred in 2007 when officials decided that they needed a name that better reflected their bachelor's and master's degree offerings. They chose Henley-Putnam after the historical figures Colonel David Henley and General Israel Putnam.

Instructors at Henley-Putnam University are all experienced in their [Read More]

Ellis College Instates New Tuition Discount Program

Administrators at Ellis College, one of the leading, accredited online colleges, has recently announced that they are initiating a new tuition discount program to sworn officers, including law enforcement, corrections, probation, and security officers as well as their spouses. This discount is available to both active and retired officers. According to United Business Media, the following discounts are now available at Ellis College:

  • 20% Tuition Discount: Active, full time sworn officers and security professionals.
  • 15% Tuition Discount: Retired sworn officers [Read More]

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