Monthly Archives: December 2010

UMA Online Classes in Palau – Part 2

After a couple technological glitches, here is Part 2 of Jodi William’s guest post about her visit to Palau. See Part 1 here. My next day in Palau I met Jeremiah, an extremely shy LS student who was quick to … Continue reading

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Notes from the Field: UMA Online Classes in Palau!

A few weeks ago I posted an interview with two classmates who are pursuing degrees in Information and Library Services, which UMA offers online. While getting permission to use a graphic from the ILS page, I made a fortuitous connection … Continue reading

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A pause in the flurry…

Oh poor blog, I’ve been neglecting you! All the holiday hustle-bustle has me going in three directions at once, and none of those directions puts me in front of my laptop for a moment of reflection. But now, classes are … Continue reading

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Fretting

‘Tis the season, right? We’re all fretting about getting through finals week. I’ve got one paper left to write, but it’s one I’m having the hardest time starting. I won’t say I’m procrastinating, since this paper also happens to be … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

We had our first snow day this week. Who doesn’t love a snow day? No school!  A chunk of the day suddenly, blissfully free. Only I didn’t know classes were cancelled until I was already on the mainland. I usually … Continue reading

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*Very* Distant Learners Choose UMA Online Courses

When I first started taking online classes at UMaine Augusta, all my classmates came from Maine. Since I live on an island, it was a point of pride that I was often the “most distant” distance learner. But over time, … Continue reading

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“I got them end-of-semester, start-of-the-holidays blues…”

Whew! The semester ends in two weeks, but I can hardly say things are winding down. Not when I have two final papers to write and a final exam to study for. What a cruel trick that the end-of-semester pile-up … Continue reading

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