Monday, August 17, 2009

'The Miracle Worker' opens Athens Community Theater season

'The Miracle Worker' opens Athens Community Theater season

Photo by Greg Moses Madison Johnson, left, plays Helen Keller opposite Mary Moates' Anne Sullivan in the Athens Community Theater production of The Miracle Worker.

LG candidate Wagner endorsed by VEA

GROUP CITES WAGNER’S COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC EDUCATION From a Wagner campaign press release: RICHMOND - Today, Democratic Nominee for Lt. Governor Jody Wagner was endorsed by the Virginia Education Association at an event in Richmond. Speaking to a group of educators attending a roundtable event led by Wagner, Dr. Kitty J. Boitnott , Chair of the VEA Fund for Children and Public Education , cited Wagner’s long-standing commitment to public education: “We believe Mrs. Wag Read the rest ...

Tom Carey Answers Questions about MERLOT

In this interview in eLearn Magazine Tom Carey answers questions about MERLOT. In addition to his professorship at the University of Waterloo, Prof. Carey also acts as chief learning officer for MERLOT. Among other topics, Carey explains how MERLOT relates to other open education repositories and gateways. ____JH (Via the Development Gateway dgAlert.)


"Instructors in higher education get e-learning support from two distinct sources: their own institutions, through colleagues and faculty teaching centers, and their disciplines, through subject area experts and scholarly associations. Tom Carey, professor of management sciences at the University of Waterloo and chief learning officer of MERLOT, explains how the MERLOT consortium is finding the sweet spot where those two processes come together."

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Grad student imprisoned in Iran returns to US

A graduate student imprisoned for a month in Iran and barred from leaving the country for nearly a year has returned to Los Angeles. Read more ...