Best Practice next:classroom Cross Media eLearning

| January 15, 2019

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In close consultation with your teachers, we develop versatile teaching arrangements that enrich and enhance your lessons with online scenarios. These methodically-didactically prepared eLearning environments for mobile learning on tablets, smartphones or desktop computers make learning fun and motivating.

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Pacific Lutheran University

Founded in 1890 by Norwegian immigrants, PLU is an exemplar of the New American University—integrating the liberal arts, professional studies and civic engagement—in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With distinctive international programs and close student-faculty research opportunities, PLU seeks to educate its 3,100 students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care—for other people, for their communities and for the Earth. The distinctive tradition of Lutheran higher education helps students from all faiths and backgrounds discern their life’s vocation through coursework, mentorship and internships at world-class Puget Sound-area businesses and institutions.

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Pacific Lutheran University

Founded in 1890 by Norwegian immigrants, PLU is an exemplar of the New American University—integrating the liberal arts, professional studies and civic engagement—in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With distinctive international programs and close student-faculty research opportunities, PLU seeks to educate its 3,100 students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care—for other people, for their communities and for the Earth. The distinctive tradition of Lutheran higher education helps students from all faiths and backgrounds discern their life’s vocation through coursework, mentorship and internships at world-class Puget Sound-area businesses and institutions.

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