January 24, 1999 Dear Dr. Morrison
Introducing the World Association for Online Education [how's this for a title?]
Many educators experience a letdown following a professional convention;
One they wish that the synergy and camaraderie fostered
there could continue indefinitely. This same feeling was felt
this was the case for many of
the participants of in
the "Technology in the Community College Online Conference" sponsored
by the University of Hawaii Kapiolani campus in April 1998. A Because participants strongly
desired to continue the dialog initiated in Kapiolani, resulted in formation of
(who?) formed a new professional
organization several months later. Readers of The Technology Source may be
interested in the services offered by the new ly organized World
Association for Online Education.
of 1998, the World Association for Online
Education was incorporated as a nonprofit entity in California. Composed of educators and
professionals from both Eastern and Western hemispheres, WAOE is dedicated to the worldwide enhancement of online education. worldwide
[Should Eastern and Western be capitalized?]
Information about WAOE is available at
organization's Web site, http://www.waoe.org. President Steve McCarty of Kagawa College, Japan, would
welcomes questions. , also
His e-mail address is email@example.com.
Mary Ellen Nourse, Ed.D.
World Association of Online Education
Should we have an email address for Nourse?