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Douglas High School teacher gets online education award
News from Worcester Telegram:
On April 3, Al DeNoncour was presented with an award from Jim Dachos, director of Educational Partnerships for The Virtual High School, recognizing him as a pioneer for K-12 online learning.
Mr. DeNoncour is part of a small group of educators in the state who have been promoting online education and expanding educational opportunities for local high school students through the Virtual High School program. The program started 15 years ago at Douglas High School.
SU partners up with Marist College, technology companies for online …
News from SU The Daily Orange (subscription):
Syracuse University is partnering with an inter-state college and two leading technology companies to offer an online educational series with a curriculum based on computing operations.
The School of Information Studies, Marist College, the Linux Foundation and IBM are teaming up to present a three-part massive open online course series done online on enterprise computing.
The courses will be taught separately by each institution with the Marist College course beginning in May and the Linux Foundation course starting in August, according to an April 9 iSchool press release. The iSchool course, titled “Enterprise Computing Strategies,” begins September 2.
The iSchool course is free and self-paced with no prerequisites, according to the press release. Those who successfully complete the course will earn a certificate of completion from the iSchool and IBM.
Enrollment in the course is not limited and is open to anyone interested in mainframe and enterprise computing, said Vicky Williams, the iSchool’s director of online education.
The iSchool’s partnership with Marist College, Linux Foundation and IBM is the first of its kind, Williams said. It presented a unique opportunity to host a MOOC series between two schools and two leaders in computing industry, she said.
Williams said the partnership formed after iSchool faculty members…………… continues on SU The Daily Orange (subscription)