McGrath Community Network
Collaborating and Sharing Knowledge
This innovative survey was created by Natalie Baumgartner in McGrath, Alaska. She found Lone Eagle resources
via a Google search and created a narrated "vision" powerpoint for the community to become intentionally innovative.
Sadly, her efforts were not embraced quickly enough, and the school has since closed, and many young families have left
the village, leaving the future of McGrath Alaska very much in question.
Please take a moment and fill this out.
Yes, I’m interested in learning more about:
Community Internet Skills and Content Development
A series of very easy, but highly relevant and motivating lessons created to facilitate the rapid growth of new skills in seven categories:
E-commerce & Telework Strategies online
Non-credit course, independent study with mentorship provided. Certificate will allow person completing program to mentor others for $20. per student. This is an online Internet course designed specifically for non-technical learners as a first online learning experience. This non-credit mastery learning online course offers ten two-hour lessons covering the basic concepts, skills, and trends for rural Ecommerce, Internet entrepreneurship, and Telework employability.
Hands-on activities provide for exploring many of the best Ecommerce and Telework training materials, resources, and replicable models available - from which you'll easily be able to determine the resources best suited for your continued self-directed learning.
Who Is It For? -Young and old interested in learning essential Internet entrepreneurship, ecommerce, and Telework readiness skills - to allow them to remain in, and sustain their rural communities.
The Good Neighbor's Guide to Community Networking
Community networking is about sharing information, ideas, and innovations. …Bringing the best of over ten years of community network experimentation and innovation to your community. Exactly how you, and your community, will match big-heartedness, with computers and bandwidth, to create a network that is fun, inclusive and productive, will be determined by your imagination, and your ability to share your visions with others. As expectations increase with experience, you can expect your community members to become increasingly proactive in reinventing "their" community network. Eleven online chapters:
What other skills would you like to either learn or share?
I’d take a 30-minute eye-opener I’ll mentor/share this 30-minute eye-opener
__ I can turn it on, now what? __ I can turn it on, now what?
__ Word processing-easy steps __ Word processing-easy steps
__ Search Engine savvy __ Search Engine Savvy
__ How to use “e-mail” (Outlook Express) __ How to use “e-mail” (Outlook Express)
__ Simple Web Page construction (Netscape) __ Simple Web Page construction (Netscape)
__ Shopping on the web – Web Tour __ Shopping on the web – Web Tour
__ Where can I buy…? (bring your questions) __ Where can I buy…? (bring your questions)
__ Anti-Virus Program overview & configuration __ Anti-Virus Program overview & configuration
What Information would you like to either learn more about or share?
__ e-Bay Web Tour __ e-Bay Web Tour
__ “60 Minutes” e-Bay Video viewing __ “60 Minutes” e-Bay Video viewing
__ e-Bay “tools” Tour __ e-Bay “tools” Tour
__ Business startup resources Web Tour __ Business startup resources Web Tour
__ Digital camera basics for the web __ Digital camera basics for the web
__ What is Telework? Web Tour __ What is Telework? Web Tour
__ EcoTourism Web Tour __ EcoTourism Web Tour
__ Alaskan Village EcoTourism part 1 Web Tour __ Alaskan Village EcoTourism part 1 Web Tour
__ Alaskan Village EcoTourism part 2 Web Tour __ Alaskan Village EcoTourism part 2 Web Tour
__ Infrastructure needed for SED __ Infrastructure needed for SED
__ State of AK resources Web Tour __ State of AK resources Web Tour
__ Women’s Web Tour __ Women’s Web Tour
__ Men’s Web Tour __ Men’s Web Tour
__ Teenage Web Tour __ Teenage Web Tour
__ Kid’s Web Tour __ Kid’s Web Tour
__ Pre-School Web Tour __ Pre-School Web Tour
__ Health & Medical info Web Tour __ Health & Medical info Web Tour
__ Free online classes, tutorials, lessons Web Tour __ Free online classes, tutorials, lessons Web Tour
__ Frank Odasz’s Website Tour __ Frank Odasz’s Website Tour
What other skill or
information not listed above do you want to find or learn about on the Web?
What Information or Skill not listed above are you willing to share using the Web?