This showed up in my Facebook inbox on Monday. Note the K-12 online learning items included.
From Jamie Littlefield, your Guide to Distance Learning
USDLA Advisory Board Member
Welcome to this week’s edition of the distance learning newsletter. Happy studying!
1) Earn an Online Certificate from Harvard, Stanford, Cornell
Several prestigious schools offer open-enrollment distance learning certificate programs targeted to working professionals that don’t have time for lengthy residencies. The coursework can be challenging. However, a certificate from a prestigious school can make your resume stand out from the crowd… Read more (http://distancelearn.about.com/od/onlinecourses/a/Certificates.htm?nl=1 )
2) Study: Online High School Students Nearly Double in One Year
A new study from Project Tomorrow shows that the number of high school students taking classes online has almost doubled since their previous year of research… Read more (http://distancelearn.about.com/b/2010/07/10/online-high-school-students-nearly-double-in-one-year.htm?nl=1 )
3) New: Online Teaching Section
Want to become an online teacher but don’t know where to start? Check out the new online teaching section. You’ll find articles on how to fulfill online teaching requirements, find online teaching jobs, and succeed as a virtual instructor. Find out if you have what it takes to hold class discussions in your pajamas… Read more (http://distancelearn.about.com/od/onlineteaching/Online_Teaching.htm?nl=1 )
4) Online Colleges Offering Open Enrollment
Want to skip the application essays, recommendation letters, and grade evaluations required by most online degree programs? Choose a school with an open admissions policy… Read more (http://distancelearn.about.com/b/2010/07/02/online-colleges-offering-open-enollment.htm?nl=1 )
2010 INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOR WOMEN IN E-LEARNING (IFWE)!
December 1-3, 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico
IFWE is an opportunity to share ideas, learn about distance learning programs and products, gain a better understanding of being a leader in the field. It provides participants with a wonderful opportunity to establish new relationships and contacts with others involved in distance learning. The format of the event allows attendees to learn about relevant topics from many different points of view.