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All things about the Unit of Open Distance Learning

The Unit for Open Distance Learning was established in 2012 with the vision to provide, through open distance learning, access to increasing numbers of students, to quality education programmes, by means of ongoing effective support and appropriate technology.

Open distance learning refers to a delivery mode and teaching and learning approach that focuses on increasing access to education and training where barriers caused by time, place and pace of learning are eliminated. Students can register at any time for an open distance learning qualification, but they have a prescribed minimum and maximum time during which to complete their qualification, utilising a specific number of assessment opportunities.

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The Who’s, What, Where and How of UODL

The Who’s, What, Where and How of UODL

  I am sure you have at some stage come across the acronym UODL and wondered what it represents?  UODL stands for the Unit for Open Distance Learning by means of which you can study part-time while you are working.  In this article I will attempt to give some...

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What is Open Distance Learning?
Open distance learning refers to a delivery mode and teaching and learning approach that focuses on increased access to education and training where barriers caused by time, place and pace of learning are eliminated. Students can register at any time for an open distance learning qualification, but they have a prescribed minimum and maximum time during which to complete their qualification, utilising a specific number of assessment opportunities.

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What Open Distance Learning Programmes can I do?
We have several programmes that might interest you, follow this link to learn more about the programmes, or you can sent a request to DistancePotch@nwu.ac.za
Where can I get more info on the UnivPrep Course?

For UnivPrep (bridging course) enquiries you can contact Annemarie Jacobs – 018 285 2039 / Email: Annemarie.Jacobs@nwu.ac.za

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