Distance Education


What is Distance Education?

There are several terms used to describe instruction that is offered away from a campus, such as off-campus instruction, extension, distance education, e-learning, etc. Distance Education, which is used by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, is understood to include off-campus instruction for credit (whether face-to-face, electronically mediated, or a combination of methodologies). The UNC system has also referred to this form of instruction as both degree-credit extension and distance education. (Reference: UNC ADM MEMO 407.1 and 407.1.1.2(G)).

Contact Information

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Ronald J. Costello, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education

Phone: 910-962-2368

Vacant - Director of e-Learning
Inquiries regarding the office of e-Learning should be directed to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Distance Education at 910-962-2368 / costellor@uncw.edu.

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Director of Onslow County Extension Site/UNCW Military Liaison
Phone: 910-455-8034

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