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    • Lafayette Parish School System Presentation by Janet Pope
    •  The Internet is becoming dominant among online learning. There is an increasing demand for more online learning because they are needed. Students need flexibility with their courses so that it can accommodate their responsibilities for future learning. (Howell, et al.2003; and Martinez & Torres, 2006)
    • Virtual SupervisorAdministratorsCouncilorsVirtual teachersStudentsParents
    • Eligibility requirements tolearn online. What shouldthey be for LPSS onlinelearning?*****
    •  To enable learners to self-assess their readiness/preparedness so that Lafayette Parish School System can make informed decisions about how to improve better outcomes for online learners. The need at this point, is for us develop and expand online instruction by identifying best practices in determining student readiness and facilitate student success in an online environment.
    • Student Online  http://yourcallla.or Readiness Tool g/sort- tool/html/tool.html*To find out whether online learning is for you, you must assess your readiness, your goals, and your learning preferences.
    •  Discussion: What does this mean? Self directed * learning Interpersonal * communication skills Academic locus of * control
    • Video Environment http://www.youtube. com/watch?v=ECEs Aa-x1mMPersonality Modalities Interest Multiple & Intelligences Goals
    •  Suggestions and Strategies Basic Technology Skills Needed: This section provided an overview of technology experience and the way it impacts success in an online Useful Links learning environment. You can You may use information and upgrade your skills by using the tutorials at the following links to following strategies: To practice practice your Technology skills: basic computer skills, start with creating, editing, formatting, and Internet and Computer Skills printing documents. Tutorials Software tutorials and  To practice advanced skills, start online courses from Actden - with http://www.google.com to http://www.actden.com/ search and Basic computer skills and resources http://www.download.com to for PC and computer novices from download some files. Ocean County College - http://www.ocean.edu/library/comp  To enhance email skills, there are uterskills.htm a lot of fun ways to practice. You can send a picture or e greeting to A list of tutorials from GCF Learn a friend or family member! Free - http://www.gcflearnfree.org/comput  To learn about troubleshooting ers and computer maintenance, having convenient access to a more experienced computer user for your times of trouble would be helpful. You may also want to enroll in a basic computer skills course.
    •  Tutor.com  http://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=Nb 4EKtQg- XQ&feature=related Louisiana  http://www.homew Homework Helper orkla.org/
    • Examples of Online Support Services http://www.onlinestudentsupport.org/Monograph/readiness.php
    •  Dray, B., Lowenthal, P., Miszkiewicz, M., Ruiz-Primo, M., & Marczynski, K. (2011, May). Developing an instrument to assess student readiness for online learning: A validation study. Retrieved July 11,, 2012 from http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title- content=t713412832 Martinez, S., & Torres, H. (2006). Online student support services: A best practices monograph. Retrieved July 11, 2012 from http://www.onlinestudentsupport.org/Monograph/readine ss.php Student online readiness tool. (2007). Retrieved July 13, 2012 from http://yourcallla.org/sort- tool/html/tool.html