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UTSA’s growing online degree programs offer students flexibility

OCTOBER 9, 2020 — UTSA continues to see growth in its online degree programs. Currently there are 340 students enrolled in these fully online degree programs, which is an increase of 66% over last year’s enrollment. Growth is expected to continue in the spring, when a new degree program will be added.

The COVID-19 pandemic’s current disruption of education around the world demonstrates the value that comes from the flexibility of online courses.

“The pandemic has shined a blinding light on the need for online courses and the fact that online courses can be taught at the level of traditional courses,” said Suzana Diaz Rosencrans, assistant vice provost for online programs. “You don’t have to sacrifice quality to do that. I see the pandemic accelerating the timeline of online degrees offered.”

Not to be confused with the high percentage of courses currently being offered online at UTSA in response to

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Asia Today: Remote learning begins in virus-hit Philippines

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Grade school student Bhea Joy Roxas, center, uses a smart phone as she joins online classes while her friends observe inside a passenger jeepney at the Tandang Sora jeepney terminal in Quezon city, Philippines on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Students in the Philippines began classes at home Monday after the coronavirus pandemic forced remote-learning onto an educational system already struggling to fun schools. The two students missed the flag raising ceremony due to poor internet connection.

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Grade school and high school students in the Philippines began classes at home Monday after the coronavirus pandemic forced remote-learning onto an educational system already struggling to fund schools.

The shift to distance learning has been a logistical nightmare for the poverty-stricken Southeast Asian country that has long lacked enough classrooms, teachers and educational equipment. Nearly 25 million students enrolled this year, mostly in 47,000 public schools nationwide that

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Ambow Education Holding News: Why AMBO Stock Is Soaring 117% Today

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Ambow Education Holding (NYSEAMERICAN:AMBO) is in the news Monday after announcing an expanded deal with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).

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Ambow Education Holding offers training courses online and via in-class lessons. The company already has a deal with Amazon that has it training and certifying students in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

With this expanded deal, Ambow Education Holding notes that it will be offering specific training to meet the needs of employers making use of AWS. That includes adding enterprise recruiting programs.

Ambow Education Holding offers its lessons from its online and offline learning portal Huanyujun Education Hub. The company notes that students at Huanyujun will be given the first chance to sign up for the new program with Amazon.

Dr. Jin Huang, president and CEO of Ambow Education Holding, said the following about

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Why AMBO Stock Is Soaring 117% Today



a sign above a store: Amazon (amzn) LOGO ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING.


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Amazon (amzn) LOGO ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING.

Ambow Education Holding (NYSEAMERICAN:AMBO) is in the news Monday after announcing an expanded deal with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).



a blue sign in front of a building: Amazon (amzn) LOGO ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING.


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Amazon (amzn) LOGO ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING.

Ambow Education Holding offers training courses online and via in-class lessons. The company already has a deal with Amazon that has it training and certifying students in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

With this expanded deal, Ambow Education Holding notes that it will be offering specific training to meet the needs of employers making use of AWS. That includes adding enterprise recruiting programs.

Ambow Education Holding offers its lessons from its online and offline learning portal Huanyujun Education Hub. The company notes that students at Huanyujun will be given the first chance to sign up for the new program with Amazon.

Dr.

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