Category Archives: video conference classes

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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Sandy is Just Dandy

How lucky am I that I ended up saving a general elective until my last year of classes? I’m taking The American Movie, and as you might guess, we watch American movies (or excerpts), discuss them, and write about them. … Continue reading

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Distance Learning: Parts of the Whole, part 2

Earlier I gave you a cheat sheet, of sorts: all the different kinds of course delivery systems that make up this thing we call distance education. Recently I spent a little time with my course requirements checklist and tallied up … Continue reading

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Distance Learning: Parts of the Whole

I keep mentioning distance learning and the different ways I’ve taken classes to piece together my degree. I thought a little terminology would be in order, just so you know what I’m referring to. So herewith, a rather biased glossary … 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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