IGNOU introduces MA in Development Studies from this year, check details here

IGNOU 2018: Admissions in MA in Development Studies open, check the details Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a Master of Arts (Development Studies) course which would start from July this year. The programme is meant for development professionals across the sectors and for fresh graduates interested in pursuing a career as a development professional, informed Prof PVK Sasidhar, the programme coordinator. MA in Development Studies is an open and distance learning course. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR IGNOU: This 2-year program can be pursued by any graduate having a…

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Online studies, off-campus sites drive growth of Saint Leo University

ST. LEO — When Arthur Kirk became president of what was then Saint Leo College in 1997, the school was on the brink of bankruptcy. Enrollment had dropped; deficits had climbed. Faculty salaries were depressed. It seemed that every roof on campus leaked. This was during the first heady months of the dot-com boom, and Kirk believed the Web could help solve Saint Leo’s financial woes. Saint Leo launched its online education program in the fall of 1998. The school pulled together $600,000 to create the Web infrastructure, cutting a…

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IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies

IGNOU to Institute Swaminarayan Chair to Start Vedic, Indic Studies The Constitution of the Chair is a part of the MoU signed between the university and BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. The organisation will also start certificate, diploma and degree courses in Vedic Spiritual Traditions and Indic Studies in India and abroad. Vedas, Indian Hindu Scripture. (Photo by Education Images via Getty Images) New Delhi: India’s premier distance learning university, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), will soon constitute a Chair named after one of the most influential Hindu sects which have lakhs…

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Hancks Named Interim Director of School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach

MACOMB, IL — Jeff Hancks, Florence and Lillian Baxter Snyder Professor of Regional and Icarian Studies and coordinator of Archives and Special Collections in Western Illinois University’s Malpass Library, has been named interim director of Western Illinois University’s School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, effective Nov. 1. Hancks has served as the Snyder Professor and coordinator of Archives and Special Collections since 2005. In 2015, he served as a guest professor and researcher at Rodding People’s College in Denmark. He has also served as the interim director of…

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Kadenze Offers Free Online Classes on Art Studies and Creative Technology

We love online courses here at Lifehacker, but you may not be interested in studying law or learning how to code. For the more artistically inclined, Kadenze has free online courses on modern art, sound production, and careers in media technology from academic institutions like Stanford, UCLA, Princeton, and CalArts. Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2015 Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some…Read more If you think of yourself as more of a creative type,…

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