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Fixing the Broken-down

...track for the university in auto mechanics and mining mechanics," said Principal Jim Parkin. (The school offers an online course called "Intro to Mining.")The automotive class started off in January with the basics, learning about safety...
Upcoming 49 Writers events

...Writing The Three Dimensional Novel Or Memoir" from 6-9 p.m. (location TBA). 49 Writers is also offering three online courses and registration is now open. The classes are "Point Of View Intensive" (Feb. 8?March 7), (March 8?April...
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...
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...
Learn how to fly cast, fish or fence

...details on the fencing course, contact instructor Karl Marx at 209-8143 or by email at Some online courses that may be of interest for the outdoor enthusiast include Composting, Digital Camera Basics, Gardening 1: Groundwork...
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...
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...
Report questions efficiency of university system 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.
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...
Knowing when it's time to hang up the car keys

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


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