Category Archives: UMA distance learning

Online Learning and Online Teaching Part 3

Without further ado, I give you the final installment of my interview with Jodi Williams and Sarah Hentges, two professors at University of Maine at Augusta who teach online classes to distance learners all over the country and even the … Continue reading

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Online Learning and Online Teaching, Part 2

My interview with Jodi Williams and Sarah Hentges, about online education from the professor’s point of view, continues below. You can read Part 1 here. How do you keep your students engaged in an online class? Jodi: This is a … Continue reading

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The more things change, the more they change

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I’m a big advocate for distance learning. I’m embracing the technologies my school, University of Maine at Augusta, offers. Online classes, videoconference classes, ITV classes – these are the … Continue reading

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Nontrads Make National News!

(blush) and I’m one of them. This is thrilling and humbling at the same time. All I’ve been doing is slowly taking courses at UMaine Augusta and gradually accumulating my credits. I’m just going the distance, three credits at a … Continue reading

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A different kind of distance learning

When I started “going to school” at University of Maine Augusta, I didn’t really go anywhere. The class came to me, either through online classes or via ITV or videoconference. When we talk about distance learning, this is a big … Continue reading

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Another Look at Online Classes

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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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