Office of the Registrar
General Information (2012/2013)
10 Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)
  • Acting Director
  • Wells, R., B.Sc.(Hons.), M.Ed. Memorial
  • Administrative Staff
  • Mahon, P., Secretary

Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS) is responsible for the design, development and delivery of credit courses and degree programs via distance; advancement and support of e-learning throughout the University; and support for students and faculty in the use and application of technologies for effective teaching and learning. Through its activities DELTS connects students across the province, the country and the world that have limited educational opportunities due to time and location. It also works to enhance, promote and support an e-learning vision throughout the institution. DELTS strives to provide faculties and departments with the e-learning expertise and knowledge needed to progress the University's mandate in expanding and improving its online education delivery. A Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Education's Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation (CDLI), who deliver distance education to K-12 students, allows DELTS to share knowledge and information and prepare for the incoming university student.

10.1 Distance Education

Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS) offers over 400 courses - all of which are web-based - to over 18,000 course registrants annually. Courses are available in various disciplines in ten faculties and schools with complete undergraduate and graduate degrees available by distance including bachelors' degrees in arts (Bachelor of Arts (Police Studies)), maritime studies (Bachelor of Maritime Studies), nursing (Bachelor of Nursing (Post-RN)), and technology (Bachelor of Technology); masters' degrees are offered in education (Master of Education (Information Technology), Master of Education (Post-Secondary)), human kinetics and recreation (Master of Physical Education), nursing (Master of Nursing), maritime management (Master of Maritime Management), technology management (Master of Technology Management (Engineering/Applied Science Technology), Master of Technology Management (Aquaculture)), and marine studies (Master of Marine Studies (Fisheries Resource Management)}. Courses are delivered via the Internet, however, some courses include print materials (Le. manual, readings, textbooks), CD/video/DVD programs and web conferencing. For a comprehensive listing of all programs offered completely or partially online visit