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TÉLUQ headquarters in Quebec City
|Undergraduates||c. 20,000 (distance learning)|
|Location||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|Affiliations||Université du Québec, CVU, AUCC,|
TÉLUQ, or Télé-université, is a distance learning school at the Université du Québec founded in 1972. In addition to several undergraduate programs, including four bachelor's degrees, TÉLUQ offers two master's degree programs and one PhD program. Overall, TÉLUQ has a course offering of about 400 distance learning courses, including 100 graduate courses. TÉLUQ has about 70 professors and a budget of over $50 millions. Though its head office is in Quebec City, about two thirds of its professors are in its Montreal offices. Further information can be found in the French version.
It has over 20,000 students, more than half of them in the Montreal area. Most students (71%) are females. About a third of all students (35%) taking courses at TÉLUQ are from other universities or in on-campus programs. Most students (64%) are between 20 and 34 years old. About a fifth of the student population (22%) holds a degree. Further information in the French version.
There is a student union AÉTÉLUQ ().
Courses are designed by teams led by a professor. Teams include research assistants, associate designers, education science specialists, proof readers and other edition staff including artists.
Under the authority of a professor, tutors help students and mark assignments. Further information in the French version
TÉLUQ has two Canada research chairs:
- Canada Research Chain on the Socio-Organizational Challenges of the Knowledge Economy;
- Research Chair on Instructional and Cognitive Engineering.
TÉLUQ signed the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Accordingly, it offers an open access repository where the public can access the research works it produces.
Further information in the French version