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The Distance Learning Resource Network (DLRN), located at WestEd (non-profit education research agency), is the dissemination project for the U.S. Department of Education Star Schools Program.
Contains a first sampling of course materials from MIT's Faculty. The intent is for educators around the world to draw upon the materials for their own curricula, and they encourage all learners to use the materials for self-study.
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C&I 300CN: Educational Uses of Electronic Networks
This course helps teachers learn how to use long-distance electronic networks for instruction. It is a project-oriented course, with participants involved in several telecommunication projects, connecting their own students with students from around the world. Initially participants will join in ongoing network activities while learning the technical sklls of telecommunication.
Ethics and Law on the Electronic Frontier Ethics and Law on the Internet is a joint subject between MIT and Harvard, with half of the class drawn from each school. The class considers the interaction between policy and technology, or more specifically, between law and various architectures of cyberspace. It covers topics including free speech, privacy, copyright, and encryption. With each, a team of students (half from each school) will explore policy and technology issues raised by that topic.
"Grief in a Family Context"
Human Anatomy OnlineGrief in a Family Context is a 3-credit, combined graduate and undergraduate course that examines grief processes that take place within families as they experience loss. This course is offered completely over the internet, using the capabilities of the World Wide Web and a variety of communication formats, including private e-mail, an e-mail distribution list, and a web-based group conference. Using these communication formats, students are expected to interact and exchange ideas with each other, the professor, and others involved with the course.
"Study the anatomy of the human body. Its fun, interactive, and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses. Each topic has animations, 100s of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links."
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