Week 1: What’s Expected of an Online Student STANBRIDGE COLLEGE ORIENTATION TO ONLINE LEARNING
Responsibilities of Student The Student is expected to know what is on the syllabus. What are the course outcomes? What is the correct text and supplementary material to the text (text website, workbooks, CDs, etc.). A 4 unit course will require 12 hours per week of work. You should plan your schedule to accommodate 12 hours of working at the website, reading your text, making postings to the Discussion Forum, and doing homework assignments. What are key topics and themes of the course?
More on Syllabus Important: Minimum of 2-6 postings per week (based on course). Discussion Forum postings determine attendance. No postings over 14 consecutive days results in dismissal from program.
What Student Can Expect from Instructor Instructor must respond to student query (from either or discussion forums) within 48 hours of submission date. Instructor must grade and comment on the right answers to an assignment within 5 days of the submission date. An Instructor must be available for two hours per week for office hours. Your Instructor is not expected to serve as a private tutor for students having exceptional difficulties. However , instructor must refer students who are falling behind due to exceptional difficulties to the Dean of Instruction, who will obtain an external private tutor. An instructor may volunteer to be a tutor but as the class instructor, cannot charge a fee for private tutoring.