STRAND 2: Education and training > 2.2 Distance learning over large areas

Hospitals, prisons, retirement homes, schools.


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'Only the Best' Links

Link
Description
Links to Other Strands
WriteAPrisoner.com
http://www.writeaprisoner.com/self-help/back-to-school.aspx
“Write a Prisoner” is an institution that supports educational programs within the prison system. Many universities are now offering online courses to prisoners to help them overcome their difficulties by earning degrees in higher education while in prison.
Strand 1: The digital divide and equality of access, People and machines, Digital citizenship
Strand 2: Education and training
Strand 3: Internet, Personal and public communications
Internet use among seniors at assisted living communities found to be beneficial
http://www.retirementhomes.com
The PEW Research center found in a recent study that the number of seniors
between the ages of 70 and 76 who had high-speed internet connection increased from 26 to 45 percent.
Strand 1: The digital divide and equality of access, Globalization and cultural diversity, People and machines, Digital citizenship
Strand 2: Education and training, Health, Home and leisure
Strand 3: Internet, Personal and public communications
http://www.virtualcampuses.eu/index.php/Main_Page
A wiki focused on worldwide virtual schools, colleges and universities.
Strand 1: The digital divide and equality of access, Globalization and cultural diversity, People and machines, Digital citizenship
Strand 2: Education and training, Health, Home and leisure
Strand 3: Internet, Personal and public communications



Adobe Connect
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatconnectpro/
The Offical site of Adobe Connect. A leading web conferencing tool.
With a free online trial.
Strand 1: The digital divide and equality of access, Globalization and cultural diversity
Strand 2: Education and training
Strand 3: Hardware, Software, Networks, Internet, Personal and public communications

'Only the Best' Videos and Podcasts

Link to video
Video
In this video, users are given tips to consider when using WebCT Learning Management System. A brief comic background intro makes this video nice and interesting at the same time.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZk-WdYHkoc

Distance Learning Model at the University of London
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLyEiYC_0Xg&feature=related

A math teacher solving a system of two equations in a video demonstration.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMC0iaz6bac


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