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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Distance Learning

Distance Learning Project Licensing Agreement

The following paragraphs describe the main license offered when you choose to use open-source resources from the Office of Distance Learning at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

The License’s Condition

We use a similar license to (Creative Commons) under the category-- Attribution Non-commercial
This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon our work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge our work and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
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You can use any of the following open-source resources directly:

  • Project #1: An Open-source Universal Platform for Blended/Distance Learning: Ensuring Accessibility of Learning Materials (Audio/Video) for All Students!  The software and tutorials are available from the following URL:

In addition, a link to the Open-source Universal Platform for accessible learning materials.

  • Project #2: HyperManyMedia platform: An Open-source Automated Discovery, Categorization and Retrieval of Personalized Semantically Enriched E-learning Resources.

If you add links to WKU any recourses in your website. You will need to:

  • Mention that you took the resource from Office of Distance Learning, Western Kentucky University, KY followed by the following link:
  • And add the following logo. wku-dl-logo.jpg

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
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Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
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 Last Modified 9/25/14