Distance learning, also called distance education, e-learning, and online learning, is a way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher in the classroom. Massive open online courses (MOOCs), offering large-scale interactive participation and open access through the World Wide Web or other network technologies, are recent educational modes in distance education.
Buddhism is one of the subjects which you can learn remotely through many educational and/or Buddhist instutions globally. Buddhism or Buddhist studies is a broad field of study that includes studies in anthropology, sociology, ethnomusicology, history, philosophy, psychology, religion, mindfulness, language and many more. Today, many Buddhism related subjects are available for learners to study remotely at your own leisure.
The OCBS was established in 2004. It promotes the academic study within the University, and elsewhere, of Buddhist texts, societies, theories and practices. It is committed to maintaining the highest academic standards.