Distance Education News

UT Knoxville Improving Online Education to Benefit Students

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is restructuring its online education program so students will find it easier to take courses, qualify for financial aid for those courses, and have more ties to the mainstream campus.

Learning Curve: UT Distance Education Sees Huge Growth in Past Decade

Jessica Waugh spends her days working as a librarian in the Chesterfield County Public Library in Richmond, Va. At night, she attends classes at UT Knoxville, where she is completing her master’s of science degree in information science and working on her thesis. She’s not racking up miles on her car, though. She’s merely logging hours on her computer. Waugh is among the growing number of students completing their advanced degrees at UT Knoxville via distance education.