An Overview of Online Learning A Parent’s Guide To Student Success in an Online Classroom Presented by: Joe Rohrhoff and J...
Advantages of Online Learning <ul><li>“ All high school students must also participate in an online course or learning exp...
Overcoming the Disadvantages of Online Learning <ul><li>Time Management Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Face-to-Face Inte...
What Will the Courses Look Like? <ul><li>Virtual Classroom within the Traditional School Building </li></ul><ul><li>Virtua...
What Can You, as a Parent,  Do to Help Your Student? <ul><li>Monitor Coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Track Student Progress <...
Is Online Learning the Right Choice for Your Child? <ul><li>All Backgrounds and Learning Abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Offer...
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An Overview of Online Learning - A Guide for Parents

  1. 1. An Overview of Online Learning A Parent’s Guide To Student Success in an Online Classroom Presented by: Joe Rohrhoff and Jessica Maynard
  2. 2. Advantages of Online Learning <ul><li>“ All high school students must also participate in an online course or learning experience.” – Michigan Merit Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>View Michigan’s current High School Graduation Requirements here: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/New_MMC_one_pager_11.15.06_183755_7.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Time Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>A New Outlet for Students </li></ul><ul><li>More Course Options </li></ul><ul><li>Working with Technology </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overcoming the Disadvantages of Online Learning <ul><li>Time Management Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Face-to-Face Interaction Between Student and Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Face-to-Face Interaction Between Students </li></ul><ul><li>Accessing the Technology </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Will the Courses Look Like? <ul><li>Virtual Classroom within the Traditional School Building </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Classroom – Distance Education </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Classroom outside of the Traditional School Building </li></ul><ul><li>The Ultimate Guide to Blackboard: 100 Tips and Tutorials: http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/the-ultimate-guide-to-blackboard-100-tips-tutorials/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Can You, as a Parent, Do to Help Your Student? <ul><li>Monitor Coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Track Student Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in Creating a Time Management Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Stay in Contact with Course Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Support Student Throughout Course </li></ul><ul><li>If you would like more information, click below for more facts about Online Learning </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.k12.com/press__policy/facts_about_k12_public_virtual_schools/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Is Online Learning the Right Choice for Your Child? <ul><li>All Backgrounds and Learning Abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Offers Flexibility Around Busy Student Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation Requirement in Many States, Including Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Take Classes not Offered in School Building </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Life Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for College and Beyond </li></ul>

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