||The Distance Education
program at Southern
Oregon ESD is a multi-point, interactive video network
that connects 23 schools within the ESD service area. The ESD network
also connects with high schools, ESD’s and other institutions
throughout the state of Oregon.
Oregon ESD serves as the "hub" for our three county
regional network, providing scheduling and first level trouble shooting
for the videoconference sites. Additionally Southern
Oregon ESD provides training for teachers interested in using
the network. Numerous events are scheduled on a daily basis among
Network for Education (ONE) is a one-stop marketplace
for K-12, college, and university distance education courses, programs,
and services. All courses and degree programs are offered by Oregon
K-12 schools, colleges, and universities accredited by the Northwest
Association of Schools and Colleges.
offers a dynamic, easy-to-use selection of online courses. All COOLschool
- Useful for complementing local curriculum
- Accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and
- Colleges and Universities
- Oregon content standards-based
- Taught by licensed teachers
Online seeks to provide students with opportunities to
learn online and to earn Corvallis School District credit. Courses
are taught by licensed K-12 teachers. Courses are available to students
within the Corvallis School District who are enrolled in Corvallis
schools, who are home schooled, or attend a private school.
Access is one of the nation's first comprehensive IP-based
video networks, the Oregon Access Network includes over 200 high schools,
Service Districts (ESD's), and also supports community
college and higher education connections.
The system allows students, teachers, and administrators to interact
with their counterparts in classrooms all around the state. Each unit
is computer-based and offers multi-media functions like the use of
videotapes, websites, and PowerPoint presentations
||For over two decades,
Community Colleges have worked together to expand access
to education for Oregonians through distance learning.
Today, courses are delivered using a variety of technologies including
online, interactive television, videotape, and cable television. Many
courses combine technologies to enhance the student’s learning
Listings and information about distance education courses are available
on the Oregon Community Colleges Distance Learning Web site at http://oregoncollegesonline.com
Online offers core curriculum courses built around skills
and objectives outlined in Oregon's performance standards and delivered
using a combination of Internet and video technologies.
K-12 Online is a flexible learning program that currently
includes almost 30 high school classes. Curriculum includes subject
areas like English, math, science, social science, arts, technology
and career learning.
State University Independent Study Program
has approximately 40 fully accredited high school correspondence courses,
each worth 1/2 unit (one 1/2-year semester). Courses are taught by
certified Oregon high school teachers. Students may study at their
own pace and take up to 18 months to complete a course. Course materials
are delivered by regular mail. Assignments may be mailed, or in many
cases, e-mailed to instructors.
Online is an alternative program of the Salem-Keizer
School District 24-J for centrally delivering web-based curriculum.
The program is targeted to any school-aged student, who has a need
for acceleration or remediation, is credit deficient, has scheduling
conflicts in a traditional school building, limited English proficiency
or is home schooled.
In addition, the online learning model accommodates students who are
medically fragile, pregnant or parenting, or are in expulsion or diversion
circumstances. Courses are geared to young people whose learning style
is better matched to the individual, self-paced nature of online learning.