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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...
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...
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...
Governor proclaims June 'Safety Month in Alaska'

...that brings attention to critical safety issues. As part of National Safety Month, the NSC is also offering free online courses: June 7-13 Teen Driving Safety. Free registration for "Alive at 25 Parent Program" is available online at http...
Parents, students and teachers speak against cutting Japanese and French classes at JDHS

...future option also might include online courses available to students who wish...Orford also was not keen with online courses, saying that the communication...said as a freshman she took all online courses and found they didn't teach...
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...
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.
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...
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...


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