21st Century Learning #127
April 6, 2010
Brad Rathgeber from the Online School for Girls
14:04:33 matt montagne -> hey all
14:05:41 alex.ragone -> hello!
14:05:49 alex.ragone -> We’ll be getting going in the next couple minutes
14:05:53 mrsdurff -> stream?
14:06:06 matt montagne -> sounds good
14:06:21 mrsdurff -> where?
14:06:59 mrsdurff -> ETT A
14:07:08 mrsdurff -> waiting to connect
14:07:23 mrsdurff -> read my thoughts about the slow connection
14:07:33 mrsdurff -> sounds good
14:09:18 alex.ragone -> Thanks, Durff.
14:09:30 alex.ragone -> Just got ustream going as well.
14:09:54 alex.ragone -> http://www.onlineschoolforgirls.org/
14:10:20 alex.ragone -> Brad Rathgeber is the President of the Board.
14:13:30 matt montagne -> what are tuition fees for courses??
14:13:39 alex.ragone -> http://www.onlineschoolforgirls.org/course_catalog.html
14:13:44 alex.ragone -> Their course catalog.
14:14:55 matt montagne -> are the courses mostly asynchronous, or is there a mix of asynch and sycnch
14:15:09 matt montagne -> What are they using for synchronous, remote sessions??
14:15:59 matt montagne -> are faculty members who are teaching online courses being compensated?? Or do they receive a course reduction at the school that they are at??
14:16:12 matt montagne -> Do you have any examples of student work published from these courses??
14:16:22 alex.ragone -> Getting to those, Matt!
14:16:25 VinnieV -> great questions Matt. We will get to them
14:16:50 matt montagne -> coolio
14:17:13 matt montagne -> are there options for outsiders to sit in on courses??
14:17:34 matt montagne -> Are you planning on making any of these coureses freely available as OERs for anyone in the world to use??
14:22:19 alex.ragone -> Online School for Girls is using the Haiku LMS: http://www.haikulearning.com/
14:24:22 matt montagne -> What has been parental feedback, both good and bad, regarding their daughter’s participation on the various courses??
14:24:33 alex.ragone -> Member schools: http://www.onlineschoolforgirls.org/member_schools.html
14:26:32 matt montagne -> Independent schools that figure out ways to use online learning to broaden and deepen learning opportunities for students will do well I think…
14:26:37 alex.ragone -> Stanford’s Online School: http://epgy.stanford.edu/ohs/
14:27:20 matt montagne -> I think online learning can have a very positive impact on language learning opportunities…why be beholden to only offering 3-4 languages when we could offer 35
14:28:09 alex.ragone -> Apply: http://www.onlineschoolforgirls.org/apply.html
14:29:39 matt montagne -> nice webcast all