Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 134.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 16:22:40 -0500
Subject: Asynchronous Learning Network Announcement Reminders
ANNOUNCEMENT 1: INVITATION TO URBANA SEMINAR ON-LINE
A reminder that registration for the on-line seminar version of the Urbana workshop on Learning Effectiveness and Faculty Satisfaction is open until Monday July 24, so that there is time for you to receive your copy of the book. There are a few spaces le
ft, so register soon at:
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You are invited to an on-line seminar on "Learning Effectiveness and Faculty Satisfaction," July 31--August 13, 2000. To see details of the seminar, visit
The registration fee of $49.00 includes the full text of groundbreaking case studies; published in June, 2000, the book details fourteen formal studies at private, community and state colleges and universities.
Pioneers in on-line learning will lead each of the seminar sessions. The first week focuses on Learning Effectiveness, and the second week focuses on Faculty Satisfaction. The seminar leaders are faculty, administrators and technical experts from leadin
g institutions in higher education, grantees of the Sloan Consortium (http://www.sloan-c.org).
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ANNOUNCEMENT 2: THE 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ASYNCHRONOUS LEARNING NETWORKS
November 3-5, 2000
University of Maryland University College College Park, Maryland
Please, mark these dates, and go to http://www.aln.org/alnconf2000 for more about the premier conference devoted exclusively to online learning.
Researchers, educators, and anyone interested in distance education are welcome. Discuss the state-of-the-art with scientists, teachers and managers, see what the commercial sector is offering to support online education, and join in shaping the future o
f this growing field.
Organizations interested in exhibit space, product demonstration rooms, or corporate sponsorship, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Asynchronous learning networks are helping to transform education and training from site-based, time-bound experiences to anytime/anywhere online learning environments. By connecting learners with each other, with their instructors, and with a wide range
of resources, ALNs allow a high degree of interaction and collaboration.
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