Higher Education through Open and Distance Learning

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Examples are customised training programmes offered in industrial contexts by the Open Learning Agency of British Columbia; and more specifically by Washington State University Engineering Faculty on the Boeing aircraft site. ‘On demand’ on-line courses and modules are available in corporate sites from the Stanford University Centre for Professional Development through ADEPT (Asynchronous DE Project).
For example, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine CAL Updates programme.
See, for instance, the Open Learning Katholicke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Homepage: http://www.kuleuven.ac.be

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