Thursday, February 16, 2017

Expanding education: Why distance learning is called Alaska’s wave of the future - Alaska Native Tribal Health Program

In Alaska, post-secondary education can come at a higher-than-usual price — especially for people hailing from rural parts of the state. Besides the usual expenses, students face the steep cost of travel: Flying from a remote West Coast or Bristol Bay community to a university in Anchorage or a training center in Bethel or Fairbanks can be costly. Which is why educational institutions around Alaska are turning to technology to make education accessible for students from every corner of the Last Frontier.

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