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    Join Us in Celebrating National Distance Learning Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 15, 2013 4:07:17 PM

    National Distance Learning WeekDid you know that it's National Distance Learning Week (NDLW)? Sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, NDLW aims to increase awareness and appreciation for distance learning. According to NDLW, there are more than 3.5 million college students currently taking online courses and/or earning online college degrees.

    “National Distance Learning Week recognizes the impact distance learning has in 21st century education across many market segments including education, healthcare, government, and corporate. It affords distance learning practitioners the opportunity to celebrate and explore an essential part of today’s changing society.” Marci Powell, President, USDLA and Global Director of Higher Education, Polycom, Inc.

    For decades, Jones & Bartlett Learning been leading the way in advanced practice nursing education. Recently, we developed a completely online solution for RN to BSN programs, the RNtoBSN Online Courses & Curriculum. Comprised of 12 instructionally designed online courses aligned to the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, QSEN, and IOM recommendations, each course draws content from premier Jones & Bartlett Learning texts as well as additional resources. To learn more about this curriculum, visit

    In addition, we've created the first online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) curriculum solution consisting of 12 instructionally designed courses aligned to the AACN Essentials of Doctoral Education Document, QSEN, and the IOM Recommendations. Each course draws on content from leading Jones & Bartlett Learning texts as well as other sources. Available as individual courses or as a complete suite, the DNP Online Courses & Curriculum is the most current and authoritative teaching and learning resource available. Learn more about this brand new online curriculum solution at

    Topics: dnp, nursing, nursing education, RN to BSN, National Distance Learning Week, NDLW, Technology, United States Distance Learning Association

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