Sterling College gets $1.5 million to enable online learning - VT Business Magazine

It’s not a professor talking to students on Zoom. It’s the next level of online learning, and a Vermont college has a big grant to make it happen.

“Communities in Vermont, Bhutan, India, Puerto Rico and England will collaborate with EcoGather staff to co-create online educational courses and tools that can best serve their specific needs and audiences. The platform is designed to turn traditional “distance learning” into place-based, community-focused education that is dedicated to the regeneration of ecosystems, communities and local economies. The first three years of the project is funded by the anonymous grant. The inaugural EcoGather course is well underway; “Surviving the Future: Conversations for Our Time” launched April 6, and has attracted more than 240 participants from around the world.”

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