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I would support NovaNet as a creative approach.  I've been trying
for four years to have my adminsitration support NovaNet, but so
far my requests have fallen on deaf ears.  We have had several
demonstrations, other faculty recognize its benefits.  One day......

On Wed, 11 Dec 1996, Gail Rowe wrote:

> I feel like I am repeating myself, but I would like to once again refer to
> the NovaNET program that we are using at Southern Maine Technical College.
> It is a national, computerized, interactive tutorial/communication system
> with lessons in many subject areas at many levels, from 7-12 through
> graduate level. I have posted the 800 number and web site but will post
> again of email me for more info.
>
> The reason it is relevant to you posting, is that by the very nature of
> on-line distant learning, it is open entry/open exit - so that adults with
> jobs or childcare can create their own learning schedules.
>
> At 11:04 AM 12/11/96 EST, you wrote:
> >We are starting to look at innovative ways to meet the needs of our
> >changing student body, e.g., accelerated curricula; self-paced,
> >open-entry, open-exit courses; various distance learning modes
> >(self-contained and mixed w/ on-campus courses, including those
> >mentioned above), etc.  We are looking for information (perhaps
> >articles, bibliographies, etc. on what other colleges are doing in
> >this area.
> >Can anyone suggest where we might start looking?
> >Thanks for your help.
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> Gail Rowe, Coordinator, Learning Assistance
> Southern Maine Technical College
> 2 Fort Road, South Portland, ME 04106
> (207) 767-9536    [log in to unmask]
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