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GED Online Orientation #2

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GED Online Orientation #2

  1. 1. REGION 16WELCOMES YOU TO: GED Orientation for Distance Learning Session Three
  2. 2. Session Two:Online Learning Myths Learning Styles Inventory CourseSites Time Management
  3. 3. Myths of Online Learning…Myth #1 – Anytime, Anywhere…Well Not Exactly…
  4. 4. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #2 – Cramming Your Work IntoOne Log-on SessionWell Not Exactly…
  5. 5. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #3 – Online Courses Are EasyWell Not Exactly…
  6. 6. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #4– I won’t have to follow anyschedule since it’s all online.Well Not Exactly…
  7. 7. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #5– Broken Computers Are GreatExcusesWell Not Exactly…
  8. 8. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #6 – You Will Be Taught How ToUse A ComputerWell Not Exactly…
  9. 9. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #8 – It Is OK To ProcrastinateWell Not Exactly…
  10. 10. Myths of Online Learning… Cont.Myth #9 – There Is No PersonalAttention From Your TeacherWell Not Exactly…
  11. 11. Learning Styles Inventory…• What kind of learner are you?• Do you know what to do to help yourself learn?
  12. 12. LEARNING STYLES INVENTORY…Complete this Learning Style Inventory. Beready to discuss, so youll need to record theinformation.Harper College Distance Learning OrientationCopy and paste your results to a Worddocument and save it on the desktop in theGED Class folder. You will use this informationlater.
  13. 13. CourseSites…https://www.coursesites.com
  14. 14. Managing Time…• Time Management is one of the biggest problems for online students.http://onlinelearningtips.com/2010/03/08/top-10-time-management-tips-for-online-students/
  15. 15. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS LEARN TO MANAGE:TimeInformationWorkspace
  16. 16. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS LEARN TO MANAGE THEIR TIME. O R
  17. 17. TIME MANAGEMENT Create some type of schedule – electronic or paper Include:  Class times  Work times  Study times  Daily activities  Free time  Be sure to include 10 hours for your online work.
  18. 18. TIME MANAGEMENT“Budget” your time  Do what you hate first.  BLOCK study time and class time.  Review older information  Leave “emergency” time.  Use your “high energy” time for more difficult subjects
  19. 19. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS LEARN TOMANAGE INFORMATION.NotesHandoutsQuizzes and TestsAssignmentsE-mail or MessagesCourse Resources
  20. 20. INFORMATION MANAGEMENTClassrulesCalendarNotesWebsitesPhone NumbersProgress Chart
  21. 21. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS LEARN TOMANAGE THEIR WORKSPACE. Develop a routine. Put school items in a specific place in your home. Create a study space or area Make sure your computer is in working order and necessary programs are installed. Use checklists. Find someplace where you can concentrate.
  22. 22. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS KNOW: “It doesn’t matter if you did it—if you can’t find it.” “Sitting in a classroom does NOT make you a student!” “I never said it would be easy, I only said it would be worth it.” - Mae West
  23. 23. Don’t make excuses… Just DO IT!
  24. 24. CONTACT INFORMATION: Debbie Purvines 806.677.5281 debbie.purvines@esc16.net 1601 S. Cleveland

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