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Distance learning programmes

Guidance for designing and implementing a distance learning programme.


Strategic context for development of distance learning programmes.

Business planning

How to prepare a business plan, and indicative costs.


An outline of the approval processes including the issues to be considered.

Quality assurance

Including the Quality Assurance Framework for Distance Learning Programmes and Principles for the management and oversight of distance learning programmes.


Help and support available centrally and York staff running distance learning programmes.

Technical support

Support for distance learning using the Yorkshare VLE.


Publications, papers and conference proceedings on distance learning by University staff.

Case studies

Case studies of successful distance learning programmes at York. 

Teaching development

  • Peer observation scheme

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