Office of the Registrar
General Information (2014/2015)
11 Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)
  • Director
  • Cleyle, S.E., B.A. Mount Allison, M.L.I.S. Dalhousie

Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS) leads the delivery of Memorial University of Newfoundland's online education offerings, the provision of educator development, and the use of educational technologies in teaching and learning. Through its activities DELTS connects students on-campus, across the province, throughout the country and around the world who have limited educational opportunities due to time and location or who seek flexibility in their educational opportunities. 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), which delivers distance education to K-12 students, allows DELTS to share knowledge and information and prepare for the incoming university student.

11.1 Online Education

DELTS offers over 400 undergraduate and graduate courses, all of which are web-based, to over 19,000 course registrants annually. Courses are available in many disciplines with complete undergraduate and graduate degrees available online. These include bachelor degrees in business (Bachelor of Business Administration), maritime studies (Bachelor of Maritime Studies), and technology (Bachelor of Technology); master degrees are offered in education (Master of Education (Information Technology) and 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) and Master of Technology Management (Aquaculture)), and marine studies (Master of Marine Studies (Fisheries Resource Management)). Courses are delivered online; however, some courses include print materials (i.e. manual, readings, textbooks), CD/video/DVD programs and web conferencing. For a comprehensive listing of all programs offered completely or partially online visit