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March 22, 2006

Go North! Online Learning

U of M explorers and educators are currently braving 50-below-zero temperatures during their 700-mile journey across the Alaskan Arctic to connect K-12 students from around the world with environmental issues. “Go North! Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 2006� delivers an online curriculum centered on oil exploration and the search for renewable resources. Aaron Doering, assistant professor of learning technologies in the College of Education and Human Development and the program’s education director, says Go North! provides an engaging online vehicle for students to learn from real-world experiences.

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