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Distance learning classroom/blackboard software?

What kind of software (client side or server side) exists for simple distance learning? In other words, two or three people are online with headsets or webcams and there is a canvas area where we can place images, write, and draw freehand as we talk. [more inside]
posted by crapmatic on Aug 12, 2014 - 5 answers

Online language classes, Bay Area

CCSF offers online beginning Italian, but that's all I'm seeing. I am looking for beginner language classes in any language that is not English or French offered online through a California community college. Can you suggest any? [more inside]
posted by blnkfrnk on Apr 15, 2014 - 3 answers

Classics online education

Is there any university (based anywhere in the world, operating in any language) that offers a completely online B.A. program in classics (or specifically in Latin or Greek)?
posted by John Raskolnikov Gilson on Aug 19, 2013 - 4 answers

Living in France, studying in Canada.

Living in one foreign country while doing a distance learning program based out of another. Possible? Advisable? [more inside]
posted by Tamanna on Nov 19, 2012 - 1 answer

PHP classes for a complete beginner

My job has offered to pay for some distance learning PHP training to help me move past my beginner-level skills. For this to work best for me, there needs to be a component of homework and accountability (I've done plenty of computer-based training, and it never sticks unless I'm actively practicing the material.) [more inside]
posted by porn in the woods on Sep 24, 2012 - 5 answers

Online for off kilter

I'm looking for online courses related to emergency management. [more inside]
posted by maurreen on Oct 24, 2011 - 6 answers

Stautzenberger College?

How reputable is Stautzenberger college's Veterinary Technology program? How about San Juan's distance learning program? [more inside]
posted by Pericardium on Sep 22, 2011 - 4 answers

Physics II for grown ups

Contemplating a return to school to complete those last few credits I need for a particular Bachelor's degree (while working full time). The classes I need can be done through distance learning or night school for the most part, with one exception. [more inside]
posted by gazole on Feb 5, 2011 - 12 answers

Why would you decide to enroll your child in virtaul school?

More and more states are offering public school students the opportunity to complete their K-12 education entirely online using content/curriculum providers like K12, Inc. What are some things that might lead you to enroll your children in a "virtual school," and what concerns would you have about this form of schooling as you consider it? I'd be interested in hearing from people who have first-hand experience with these types of schools, and well as people who
posted by TurkishGolds on Dec 3, 2010 - 15 answers

What is/are the best option for studying calculus online for university credit?

I currently work and live in Beijing, so don't have the option of studying calculus locally. (At least, I can't study it in English.) I am interested in starting to study calculus for credit (and a grade) in anticipation of my return to the States in two years and applying to graduate school. Can anyone give recommendations or reviews of online calculus classes? [more inside]
posted by lhp81 on Nov 5, 2010 - 7 answers

Where in the UK can you get a good distance-learning qualification in web design?

Which distance learning institutions in the UK have the best reputations, particularly for web design? [more inside]
posted by ZsigE on Oct 23, 2010 - 4 answers

PhD at a Distance: Resources Please?

PhD at a distance: I want to earn a PhD, but because of family commitments and work, I'm unable to attend a school in person. Some resources please... [more inside]
posted by Zinger on Aug 21, 2010 - 47 answers

Witty title about online college and sociology.

I have found a grad program I am interested in that seems like a good join between my interests and making money. However, I need to have a little more soc/psych before I begin taking it. I am trying to find online classes to accomplish this but I'm having trouble finding A) affordable and B) online. [more inside]
posted by sio42 on Jan 19, 2010 - 2 answers

Distance Learning at George Brown College

How was your experience with George Brown College as a distance learner?
posted by drezdn on Sep 9, 2009 - 3 answers

How to transfer learning dialogue into an asynchronous online world?

Looking for specific techniques to put engaging interaction back into online learning at the university level. [more inside]
posted by jeanmari on Oct 30, 2008 - 2 answers

How do I deliver live training video online with interactive Q&A?

How do I broadcast live (video) training online? Most webinar solutions focus on sharing slides + webcam + teleconference. I need streaming video (primarily) + interactivity... not slides. [more inside]
posted by nicknd23 on Jan 9, 2008 - 3 answers

what's up in the elearning community?

I am in need of examples of successful and attractive e-learning sites, preferably geared towards changing jobs and/or women over forty. Gracias.
posted by tingting on Aug 6, 2007 - 1 answer

Are writing workshops worth the money?

Does anyone have experience with taking an online writing workshop? I am trying to make the decision of whether or not this class is right for me before I drop cash money on it. [more inside]
posted by Brittanie on Jul 23, 2007 - 5 answers

Learning science while travelling abroad

Please help me keep my science education going while I trot around the globe. [more inside]
posted by palmcorder_yajna on May 12, 2007 - 10 answers

Sally Strothers: "Would you like to make more money? Sure, we all would..."

Have you ever taken correspondence courses? [more inside]
posted by lekvar on Oct 30, 2006 - 5 answers

Can you help me find an online programming class?

Can you help me find an online programming class that will fulfill my prerequisite for graduate school? [more inside]
posted by D Wiz on May 2, 2006 - 7 answers

Good distance learning schools?

Please help me find a respectable university where I can finish my bachelor's degree via distance learning (preferrably online). [more inside]
posted by cactus on Mar 15, 2006 - 16 answers

Distance learning for programming languages

Has anyone used Learning Lynx to learn computer programming languages? [more inside]
posted by snwod on Aug 23, 2005 - 2 answers

Powerpoint at a distance.

We have separate campuses and lectures from one are often transmitted from one campus to another so students don't have to travel. Problem: many lecturers use powerpoint projections, filming the lecturer at one end doesn't always show up what's happening on screen, what's being pointed at, etc. [MI] [more inside]
posted by biffa on Jun 9, 2005 - 5 answers

Distance learning in IR - more MSc than PhD

Postgraduate qualifications in International Relations by distance learning: does anyone know of any good schools or courses, I'm thinking probably MSc rather than PhD. Also any experiences with distrance learning gratefully appreciated
posted by dmt on Aug 9, 2004 - 5 answers

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