LU Distance Learning Enrollment Tops 20,000

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  1. Martin

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    On Thursday, Dec. 6, at 1:45 pm est, Liberty University's distance learning enrollment hit the 20,000 mark. Just think, there are 20,000 students out there learning God's Word and how to apply His Word to various fields of study such as business, education, counseling, and seminary. This is wonderful news indeed! Thank God for the vision and ability He gave to Dr. Jerry Falwell. :thumbs:

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  2. tank1976

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    I agree and I'm one of them:thumbs: :godisgood:
     
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    I'm hoping to be one in the very near future.
     
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    Me Too!

    And I am one of their profs!

    sdg!:thumbs:

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  5. webdog

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    Can you get me a discount? :D
     
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    Go, Webdog! I'm old now. :thumbs:
     
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    I'm one of them too! :applause: :thumbs: I start in January!
     
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    What does one's age have to do with anything, outta' curiosity? I do not think I currently have the time to put into formal advanced study, but people much older than I (59) do it all the time. In fact, I once had a prof who earned his doctorate when he was about 60 or so.

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  9. tank1976

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    What do you teach??
     
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    "What do I teach" Response

    Hello Tank,

    For Liberty I teach (and have taught):
    Church History (I have taught 1/2 and can teach the other 1/2),
    Theo 102, an Intro to Christian Thought,

    For Union University I have taught:
    Business Communications,
    (Bio &) Medical Ethics,
    Intro. To Christian Ethics (Masters Level).

    At my real job at an RA niche college where I work full time I teach all of the Religion courses and all of the Communications courses.

    I am also an Adjunct Professor/Faculty Mentor for Columbia Evangelical Seminary.

    I am also a Faculty Mentor for The Founder's (SBC) Ministry on line Ministerial Academy.

    Among other things; writing, teaching, begging publishers, SS Teaching, Fire Station Bible Study, et al.

    FYI! Every time I enumerate all I do I get tired! HA!:laugh:

    sdg!:thumbs:

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    Just kiddin' around Ed---I noticed you fell for it. :laugh:
     
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    Thanks for the info.

    I have been to Union several times. I almost went there. But God had other plans.

    When I was youth pastor I took kids to Centrifuge at Union. I am around 4-4 1/2 hours from Union. If I remember right?? I was there 2 yrs ago.

    So if I need class help I can ask you?? Since it seems as though you don't have a lot to do:D :laugh:
     
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    I'm a prof at LU in the religion department.

    I am also a prof at CCU teaching business, ethics, history, and Bible.

    I'm also a church planter.

    I'm also working on certification for public school teaching.
     
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    If I remember right, this is one of the classes I am scheduled for in January. You wouldn't happen to be teaching this during this term, would you? :wavey:
     
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    Sweet, another LU prof! Does this mean I can get free study help here on the BB? :laugh:
     
  16. Martin

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    A much older friend of mine, he is in his fifties, is just finishing his masters and wants to do a doctorate degree. Why? Personal achievement. He is retired military and says he has no interest in teaching fulltime, or any fulltime job for that matter. Right now he is doing a thesis on the family genealogy of Thomas Sumpter. Because some of the research he has been conducting has not been done to this point, his research is being requested by several libraries in South Carolina, a few museums that deal with the Sumpters, and members of the Sumter family.

    I am doing my thesis on the lead up to King Philip's War in southern New England. So far, no museums or libraries have asked for any of my research. So an "older guy" can do a great job in the academic world and can even make some waves. :laugh:

    Honestly, I am proud of him. He is working hard and deserves all the credit he is getting.


     
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    Well, I started my studies for this semester at Liberty. :type: :praying:

    Lots of reading, but overall doesn't look to bad :)
     
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    Well, I am getting into the class now. To be honest, I have learned a good amount so far.

    I think this will be great for me.:godisgood:
     
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    Mine was completed in 2005 1 month before my 65th
     
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    I was just a spring chicken when I received my SBTS PhD at the age of 48 in 2003. :type:

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