BJU Press Distance Learning Honored by USDLA | Introduction to BJU Press Distance Learning

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has recognized BJU Press for the excellence of its Distance Learning program. The USDLA is the world’s premier distance learning association, established in 1987.

According to USDLA, the International Awards "were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite, and blended learning delivery technologies."

Best Practice Award Category

recognizes outstanding leadership in incorporating blended or individual distance learning technologies. These awards are also presented to outstanding organizations that have designed and delivered outstanding and comprehensive Best Practices for individual programs or a series of programs through online, videoconferencing, and satellite delivery technologies. Award levels include Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze categories.

Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching Award category

honors outstanding instructors whose programs demonstrate extraordinary achievements in a distance learning environment for teachers or trainers. Award levels include Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze categories.

(Award category definitions obtained at www.usdla.org/html/events/dlAwards.htm)


Awards

2008 USDLA Awards

Best Practices Awards for Distance Learning Programming

  • Platinum: BJ HomeSat Network Elementary Spanish Step 1
  • Silver: BJ HomeSat Network 1st Grade Phonics and Reading

2007 USDLA Awards

Best Practices Awards for Distance Learning Programming

  • Platinum: BJ HomeSat Network Space and Earth Science
  • Gold: BJ LINC Biology
  • Bronze: BJ HomeSat Network 5th Grade English
  • Bronze: BJ HomeSat Network 1st Grade Spelling

2006 USDLA Awards

Best Practices Award for Distance Learning Programming Satellite Technology Pre K–12

  • Gold: BJ HomeSat Network 4th Grade English
  • Gold: BJ HomeSat Network K5 Beginnings

2005 USDLA Awards

Pre K–12 Excellence in Programming

  • Gold: BJ HomeSat Network 3rd Grade English

Excellence in Teaching

  • Mrs. Jennifer Cox, BJ HomeSat

Note: When BJU Press Distance Learning began, our content was broadcast via satellite through the Homesat and LINC (Live Interactive Network Classroom) programs. While these satellite programs are no longer active, our content is now available, on DVDHard Drive, and  online.