Here's an excerpt from my Virtual University newsletter. VU is one of my favorite online Learning sites. I learned how to make webpages there and lots of other interesting things over the years I been visiting!
Quoted from June 2009 newsletter:
Free Class: "How to Avoid Phishing and
Surf to knowledge this summer with a FREE four-week class on "How to
Avoid Phishing and Identity Theft." The class will be taught online
and begins July 6. This short but indepth course will give you the
knowledge and skills necessary to protect yourself against phishing
and identity theft schemes. Weekly lessons will provide a revealing
glimpse into how phishing works and why it works so well. Techniques
such as and malicious code embedded in web sites
and email will also be examined.
This course is designed for novice users but it is also suitable for
experienced users and those in the corporate workplace. Enrollment
is not required; links to weekly lessons will be provided on your VU
desk. Those who are visiting VU for the first time can create their
own web Desk instantly at "http://vu.org/subscribe.html
There are no prerequisites and everyone is welcome to enroll in this
class. If you have friends or co-workers who could benefit from this
workshop, please encourage them to attend. Further information about
the class can be found at http://vu.org/ksurf/142/free-desc.html
Free Class: "Change Your Life - The Best is Yet to Be!"
A new online learning community - HigherMind.Net - has launched this
summer and is offering a free, four-week class on "Change Your Life:
The Best is Yet to Be!"
Put your life on the road to happiness and discover highly effective
techniques that can be used to change your life for the better based
on positive thinking and insight into your higher mind rather than
impulsive choices. Explore powerful self-healing techniques such as
Affirmations, Rhythm Breathing, Meditation, and Visualization. Learn
how the law of cause and effect has controlled your life since the
day you were born, how to overcome obstacles to your happiness, and
how the power of positive thought can put your life on a gratifying
There are no prerequisites, no textbooks required, and everyone is
welcome to enroll in this class. For further details and to enroll,
Note: To attend this class, you will need to create a new Web Desk
for yourself; simply follow the link provided on the Calendar page.
The procedure for creating a new desk is the same as what you are
accustomed to at VU, and you can probably use the same 6-digit User
ID at both sites.
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helping hand mission of "Empowerment through Knowledge." Over two
million learners from 130 countries have attended online classes at
our global village campus. is a http://www.vu.org
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