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Janine Lim, PhD
janine@andrews.edu
Twitter: outonalim

Out on a Lim, this blog, contains my reflections on learning at a distance. As of July 1, 2011, I serve as Associate Dean for Higher Education in the School of Distance Education at Andrews University, with a dual role at Griggs University and International Academy while Griggs and Andrews merge.

This blog also contains the archived posts of two past blog sites. I thought it appropriate to collect all my blog reflections in one place. One blog,  Videoconferencing Out on a Lim was about my distance learning coordinator experiences, curriculum thoughts, and technology rants related to k12 videoconferencing, mostly H323 videoconferencing. I wrote this blog while I coordinated videoconferencing for 18 school districts in southwest Michigan. In that position, I supported  70 Polycom units and Tandberg infrastructure (MPS, Gateway, Gatekeeper and TMS) from 1999-2011.

The other blog, Leadership Out on a Lim, was my learning blog while participating in a job-embedded, competency based, distance Leadership degree from Andrews University. That blog’s posts have also been imported here for archival.

Disclosure: The opinions on this blog are my own and not necessarily those of my employer, Andrews University.

Why videoconferencing out on a lim? It’s a play on my name (Janine Lim).

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Janine Lim, PhD, currently serves as associate dean for higher education in the School of Distance Education at Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, MI. She oversees over 50 adjunct faculty teaching over 120 distance education courses, provides training and support for faculty teaching online, and works with the campus infrastructure support of online learning. Prior to this position, Janine coordinated distance education for 22 school districts in southwest Michigan for 14 years. One of the co-founders of TWICE, Michigan’s K12 Videoconferencing Organization, Janine has spearheaded popular projects such as Read Around the Planet and MysteryQuest. Janine has taught 15 unique classes online numerous times over the past decade and a half with some classes attracting participants from all over the world.

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