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Embry-Riddle offers free Aviation 101 course

...students, or anyone who dreams of becoming a pilot, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now offering a free online course, Aviation 101. Twelve video lessons give students an introduction to the industry with topics including aircraft...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/embry-riddle-offers-free-aviation-10
Outdoors
Learn how to fly cast, fish or fence

...details on the fencing course, contact instructor Karl Marx at 209-8143 or by email at thekarlmarx@acs.com. Some online courses that may be of interest for the outdoor enthusiast include Composting, Digital Camera Basics, Gardening 1: Groundwork...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-22/learn-how-fly-cast-fish-or-fence
Outdoors
The enigma of support for higher education: Impact on Alaska

...scale not imagined earlier through massive open online courses or MOOCs. Online courses permit universities to spread the cost of the...empirically if just more access via massive open online courses at lower costs will address the changing demographic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-04/enigma-support-higher-education-impac
Opinion
Rural schools look to online courses

Alaska educators hope new online courses will help students, especially...small and large schools have taken online courses from the district's home school...Peterson's district has developed 10 online courses on its own, it joined Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062503/loc_webschool.shtml
News
Community Schools offering winter courses in astronomy

JUNEAU - Learn more about our solar system with online courses offered through Juneau's Community Schools. Four courses are offered that cover topics such as planetary relationships, stars...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020411/out_780511949.shtml
Outdoors
Report questions efficiency of university system

...report noted that the campuses offer duplicate courses and academic programs, like teacher education. Gamble said online courses and distance learning lessen the need for duplicate courses.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012311/sta_774916159.shtml
News
Distance education: Taking the body out of 'student body'

...said Ken White, who teaches online courses for the University of Phoenix...said from Everett, Wash. In his online courses students discuss his lectures...same time. Every student in his online courses participates in discussions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101401/Loc_distancemain.shtml
Local
Knowing when it's time to hang up the car keys

...chances for injuries. Also, people may take the course online at www.aarp.org/families/driver_safety_online_course.html . Following are some steps that may ease the transition from driver to passenger: Limit driving to daylight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090507/nei_20070905006.shtml
Neighbors
Alyeska school shutdown would cost jobs in Juneau

...its structured approach. The courses and lesson plans were developed by certified teachers on staff. All but 18 online courses are offered by mail. Parents help their children through lessons and send assessments to teachers, who give guidance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030603/loc_schoolclose.shtml
News
Don't slash valuable school

...and support whenever needed, and are friendly and helpful. ACS has grown technologically as well. They offer more online courses every year, and embrace the new methods of communication that the Internet offers. The main reason Murkowski gives...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031003/opi_slashschool.shtml
Opinion

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