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Pr esenting anAP Class via theIllinois Vir tualHigh SchoolJim KinsellaSarah Antrim-CambiumMichael Barbour
What is the mission ofthe Illinois Virtual HighSchool (IVHS)?  To use new and emerging technologies   that expand the bou...
Primary purposes  Assure equitable access to rich and   varied learning opportunities for Illinois   students, with empha...
Primary purposes Expand high-quality professional  development opportunities for Illinois  teachers and other educators; ...
AP in IVHS  IVHS has been offering online    AP classes since 2001  In school year 2001-2002, IVHS had 37   enrollments ...
How do we currentlyteach AP online?  IVHS AP courses contain high quality   rigorous content utilizing multimedia and   p...
How do we currentlyteach AP online?  Assignments and projects are   completed and submitted, often   using a dropbox feat...
Student Panel          Jessica Glass          Brad Heinz          Anne Shivers          Jill Rountree          Rich Z...
What do you want toknow?   Contact us:     Jim Kinsella, IVHS Coordinator of      Instructors jkinse@ilstu.edu – 309/287...
What do you want toknow?   Contact us:     Jim Kinsella, IVHS Coordinator of      Instructors jkinse@ilstu.edu – 309/287...
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Chicago Public Schools Advanced Placement 2005 - Presenting an AP Class via the Illinois Virtual High School

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Kinsella, J., Antrim-Cambium, S., & Barbour, M. K. (2005, March). Presenting an AP class via the Illinois Virtual High School. Presentation at the Advanced Placement Conference, Chicago, IL.

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Chicago Public Schools Advanced Placement 2005 - Presenting an AP Class via the Illinois Virtual High School

  1. 1. Pr esenting anAP Class via theIllinois Vir tualHigh SchoolJim KinsellaSarah Antrim-CambiumMichael Barbour
  2. 2. What is the mission ofthe Illinois Virtual HighSchool (IVHS)?  To use new and emerging technologies that expand the boundaries of space and time to provide Illinois students and their teachers with increased equity and access to the highest quality educational opportunities Illinois State Board of Education-Aug. 24, 2000
  3. 3. Primary purposes  Assure equitable access to rich and varied learning opportunities for Illinois students, with emphasis on curricular areas needed to ensure that all students can meet the Illinois Learning Standards and succeed in higher education and the workplace;
  4. 4. Primary purposes Expand high-quality professional development opportunities for Illinois teachers and other educators; and Support schools in integrating technology into teaching and learning.
  5. 5. AP in IVHS  IVHS has been offering online AP classes since 2001  In school year 2001-2002, IVHS had 37 enrollments in 12 AP courses (9 full year and 3 semester-long)  This school year (2004-2005) IVHS had 225 enrollments in 18 AP courses (13 full year and 5 semester-long)
  6. 6. How do we currentlyteach AP online?  IVHS AP courses contain high quality rigorous content utilizing multimedia and providing many opportunities for additional web research  Communication – email, telephone, synchronous chat  Student discussion occurs with asynchronous discussion boards
  7. 7. How do we currentlyteach AP online?  Assignments and projects are completed and submitted, often using a dropbox feature  Elluminate is a synchronous virtual classroom tool featuring text messaging, voice chat, whiteboard, presentation and recently added video capabilities  The AP exam is ordered and administered by the local schools and is not included within the IVHS course
  8. 8. Student Panel  Jessica Glass  Brad Heinz  Anne Shivers  Jill Rountree  Rich Zemola
  9. 9. What do you want toknow?  Contact us:  Jim Kinsella, IVHS Coordinator of Instructors jkinse@ilstu.edu – 309/287-1338  Sarah Antrim-Cambium, IVHS Local School Program Coordinator for Cook County santrim@imsa.edu – 630/907-5883  Michael Barbour, IVHS Online Instructor mbarbour@coe.uga.edu – 706/542-4025
  10. 10. What do you want toknow?  Contact us:  Jim Kinsella, IVHS Coordinator of Instructors jkinse@ilstu.edu – 309/287-1338  Sarah Antrim-Cambium, IVHS Local School Program Coordinator for Cook County santrim@imsa.edu – 630/907-5883  Michael Barbour, IVHS Online Instructor mbarbour@coe.uga.edu – 706/542-4025

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