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Early Adopters of Online and Distance Education Continue to Innovate

By Tasha Yohan NSU has long been a leader in education when it comes to online and distance learning. The university introduced its first off-campus course of study in education in 1972 and since then has become nationally recognized for its innovative distance education programs. Michael Simonson, Ph.D. A recent study from the Online Learning Consortium shows that 30% of students are enrolled in at least one online course and 14% are enrolled completely online. College Choice spoke to NSU Fischler College of Education professor Michael Simonson, Ph.D., about how online and distance learning got started at the university. To read the full article, follow the link below: College Choice …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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The Family Immigration Story presented by storyteller Caren Neile 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

– Main Library 6E The Family Immigration Story presented by storyteller Caren NeileThe Family Immigration StoryFolklorists have long considered the family narrative to be one of the mostimportant genres of their field. Not only are these stories the foundation of bothour individual-and to a great extent national-identities, but they are alsoextremely popular and entertaining. One of the most important themes inAmerican family storytelling is immigration: how our ancestors made the journey,and the transition, to the U.S. This lively lecture/workshop will help participantsunderstand, identify, share and above all celebrate their family immigrationstories. In so doing, they will come to understand and identify with the plight ofimmigrants and would-be immigrants in our own time. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Cultural Treasures of Ethiopia presented by Award Winning Author, Journalist & Editor D. J. Niko. 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

– North Regional/BC Library 154 Multipurpose Room/Library Auditorium D. J. Niko writes archaeological and historical thrillers, bringing to life the places and characters of the ancient world. A lifelong traveler and adventurer, she personally visits and researches in the places she writes about– with particular relish for the more remote ones. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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