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WATCH: Digitizing Alaska - Metlakatla

By CAK Staff

In April of 2013, Dr. Bob Whicker and Steve Nelson representing the Association of Alaska School Boards, and Frank Odasz, President of Lone Eagle Consulting, were in Metlakatla, Alaska for the “Digitizing Alaska; Broadband Strategies” Project. This effort is championed by the AASB’s Consortium for Digital Learning (AASB/CDL), and is partially funded through a State Broadband Initiative grant awarded to the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and Connect Alaska. Watch the video chronicling just one small part of a larger AASB project focused on research and e-commerce across the state! Digitizing Alaska:...

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Alaska Heritage Meets e-Commerce

By CAK Staff

Contributor: Katie Paglini Connect Alaska has an exciting new partnership with the Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) which is already producing some wonderful results! The goal of the project is to do research in rural Alaska surrounding broadband, and to improve digital literacy for residents lacking basic computer skills. At the end of March, Dr. Bob Whicker and Steve Nelson representing AASB’s Consortium for Digital Learning, and Frank Odasz, President of Lone Eagle Consulting, were in Chevak and Metlakatla, Alaska for the "Digitizing Alaska; Broadband Strategies" project. This effort is championed by the AASB’s...

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