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  1. 1. Course Management Systems<br />(CMS)<br />The wave of the future……..<br />
  2. 2. Oh, how times have changed…..<br />
  3. 3. Rcampus– www.rcampus.comThis web based program offers multiple opportunities for teachers and students. Many school related tasks can be accomplished through this one site. Different classes can be managed, as well as, ePortfolios can be created and maintained. Parents also have access to current assignments and grades. Teachers can create rubrics, quizzes , and tests. The instant feedback students can receive on assignments and assessments is extremely beneficial to learning.<br />
  4. 4. RCampus cont’d<br />Teachers can create meaningful, authentic learning modules.<br />Discussions– Students can participate in an online forum without the hesitation they may feel in the classroom. There also isn’t a time constraint that is experienced in the classroom. Everyone can be ‘heard’ or read as the case may be.<br />Quizzes/tests– Teachers can allow students to complete assessment multiple times while getting immediate feedback to enhance their comprehension.<br />ePortfolios– Teachers can comment on work directly, and students have lifelong access to work. <br />Visit the website and register for free to see many more advantages . Engaging students has never been easier!<br />
  5. 5. Benefits of CMS<br />Students can learn at their own pace and in their own style. It offers the flexibility that students need to succeed. <br />Parents have individual access to classes. They are no longer dependent on their child or their child’s teacher to be aware of what is happening ‘in’ class.<br />Students who cannot make it to school for whatever reason still have the opportunity to participate and complete work as necessary.<br />
  6. 6. Benefits cont’d<br />Students acquire the 21st century skills needed to function and prosper in future endeavors, like college classes, in addition to, the workplace.<br />It’s free!!!!<br />and many more…………… <br />
  7. 7. Apprehension for using CMS<br />Students may lack internet access at home.<br />The significant amount of time needed to set up assignments, discussions, websites, etc. <br />Teachers may lose that personal connection with students.<br />Technical difficulties, such as, network <br /> or connection errors that can occur at <br /> home and at school.<br />
  8. 8. “While many students are digital natives, the use of technology in schools has not met its full potential in preparing 21st century-citizens for this new world” (Cavanaugh & Clark, 2007).<br />
  9. 9. Resources:<br />Cavanaugh, C., & Clark, T. (2007). The Landscape of K-12 Online Learning. In P. Adamson, B. Adamson, & N. Clausen-Grace, et al (Eds.), What Works in K-12 Online Learning (Chapter 1, pp. 5-19). Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education.<br />RCampus home page. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from www.rcampus.com<br />

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