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From:  IDA FRANK
Date:  Wed Aug 25, 1999  12:44 am
Subject:  Re: SW Courses on the Internet?


--- Valerie Sutton wrote:
> Stefan wrote:
> >Wouldn't it be a good idea to install a group of
> beginners (around the
> >world) who have to do their homework during the
> week. Maybe we can send our
> >products of arts till Saturday. The instructor of
> this internetcourse would
> >accept or insist on corrections ;-)
> >
> >It is just an idea --
> >
> >I could imagine as well a kind of "godfather" for
> beginners. You wrote that
> >there is the one or other skilled signer and
> skilled SignWriter in the big
> >SW-family. It could be an interesting experience
> for both of them
> >(instructor and learner). In addition to that you
> all would get additional
> >feed back - not only from the schools but from
> adults as well.
> >I'm not an expert on computering - don't" know
> whether these ideas are
> >practicable. ... What do you think?
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> Hello Stefan and SignWriting List Members -
>
> This is a very good question, Stefan, and something
> that has been on my
> mind for sometime. I have heard of people taking
> courses by computer - not
> in SignWriting - but in other subjects. We could try
> to establish ongoing
> courses in SignWriting on the internet....how would
> you all suggest that we
> set it up? Have any of you ever taken courses by
> email, or via the web?
>
> Let us imagine for one moment that one of our Deaf
> DAC staff members has
> time to teach such a course. The students would pay
> the DAC. We could set
> up an order form for enrollment on the SignWriting
> Web Site, and payment
> could be done through credit card. Or they can fax
> their information to me,
> and then they would be enrolled.
>
> We could offer two internet courses: "Introduction
> to SignWriting" and
> "SignWriting Basics". The students would maybe have
> four hours of writing
> assignments with each course, and the teacher would
> give the assignments,
> and then the students would write them and "turn
> them in" by email, and the
> teacher would correct and comment on them later.
>
> How much do you think such a course should cost? and
> would any of you be
> interested in such a course?
>
> We could even setup private tutoring over the
> internet this way ...then the
> private student could focus on their specific
> needs....
>
> Valerie ;-)
>
>
> _____________________________________________________________
>
> Valerie Sutton
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>
> http://www.SignWriting.org
>
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> Sutton Movement Writing
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> Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA
>


  Replies Author Date
1735 Re: SW Courses on the Internet? Valerie Sutton Thu  8/26/1999
1754 Re: SW Courses on the Internet? Stefan Woehrmann Wed  8/25/1999
1768 Re: SW Courses on the Internet? IDA FRANK Mon  8/30/1999

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