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GED Online Student Orientation #2

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PowerPoint used to introduce students to the GED online class at Region 16 ABE program.

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GED Online Student Orientation #2

  1. 1. REGION 16 WELCOMES YOU TO: GED Orientation for Distance Learning
  2. 2. Session Two: Learning Styles Inventory Time Management Online Learning Myths CourseSites
  3. 3. Myth #1 – Anytime, Anywhere… Myths of Online Learning… Well Not Exactly…
  4. 4. Myth #2 – Cramming Your Work Into One Log-on Session Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  5. 5. Myth #3 – Online Courses Are Easy Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  6. 6. Myth #4– I won’t have to follow any schedule since it’s all online. Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  7. 7. Myth #5– Broken Computers Are Great Excuses Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  8. 8. Myth #6 – You Will Be Taught How To Use A Computer Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  9. 9. Myth #8 – It Is OK To Procrastinate Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  10. 10. Myth #9 – There Is No Personal Attention From Your Teacher Myths of Online Learning… Cont. Well Not Exactly…
  11. 11. • What kind of learner are you? • Do you know what to do to help yourself learn? Learning Styles Inventory…
  12. 12. LEARNING STYLES INVENTORY… Complete this Learning Style Inventory. Be ready to discuss, so you'll need to record the information. Harper College Distance Learning Orientation Copy and paste your results to a Word document and save it on the desktop in the GED Class folder. You will use this information later.
  13. 13. https://www.coursesites.com CourseSites…
  14. 14. • Time Management is one of the biggest problems for online students. Managing Time… 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 TO MANAGE INFORMATION. Notes Handouts Quizzes and Tests Assignments E-mail or Messages Course Resources
  20. 20. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Class rules Calendar Notes Websites Phone Numbers Progress Chart
  21. 21. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS LEARN TO MANAGE 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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