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Shang Shung Institute Online Tibetan Medicine

Post by Josef » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:51 pm

Distance learning program starts this year.
http://www.shangshung.org/home/about/sc ... m-program/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Namdrol, any thoughts, comments or suggestions for people who might be interested?
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Re: Shang Shung Institute Online Tibetan Medicine

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Re: Shang Shung Institute Online Tibetan Medicine

Post by Malcolm » Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:21 pm

Nangwa wrote:Distance learning program starts this year.
http://www.shangshung.org/home/about/sc ... m-program/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Namdrol, any thoughts, comments or suggestions for people who might be interested?

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Re: Shang Shung Institute Online Tibetan Medicine

Post by Thomas Amundsen » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:03 am

Any idea on how much of a time commitment the program is?

From the website, I read:
Weekly lectures can comprise 6 hours of core studies and 2 hours of language study. There are students who attend programs offered by the school who simultaneously carry fulltime university study loads and/or part or fulltime workloads.
OK, so it's 8 hours of lecture a week. But how much additional work outside of lecture are there? For example, I'm a software engineer and am familiar with Computer Science course workloads. Taking 3-5 CS classes while working full-time is totally inconceivable. Even though that might be 8 hours of lecture a week, it could amount to 40 hours of work a week on programming assignments and projects. I know it does say that people have done the program working full-time, but were they potentially damaging their own health sleeping 3 hours a night or so in order to do that?

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