Monthly Archives: September 2010

Field Trip!

Deb Meehan, director of URock, always tells students that downtown Rockland is their campus. So today, before my 1:00 class, I toured part of campus. I took advantage of one of my favorite student perks at URock and got a … Continue reading

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Off to Class (yeah, it’s a pretty sweet commute)

One of these days I’ll figure out just how much of my degree I was able to complete without leaving the island. I took many, many classes online or via ITV (instructional television). I really like online courses. ITV, a … Continue reading

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Dipping a Toe in the Water: My First Online Class (a little backstory)

I think it began when I started taking my daughter to go see colleges the summer before her senior year. She had her heart set on Boston, and we looked at several schools there. Among many, many other things spinning … Continue reading

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Am I a Senior?

I’m a “nontraditional student.”  I’ve learned that we nontraditional students come in many ages, shapes, and sizes and come from all kinds of situations. In my case it means I’m older, already in the work force, and already have a … Continue reading

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Greetings from Vinalhaven

It’s the story of a non-traditional college student living on an island off the coast of Maine. I’ll share some things I’ve learned along the way about distance learning in all its glory. Online classes, ITV classes, video conference classes, … Continue reading

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