Presentation on theme: "Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Quality Course Development Quality Teacher Development Learning Styles, Goals & Motivation Study Habits."— Presentation transcript:
Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Quality Course Development Quality Teacher Development Learning Styles, Goals & Motivation Study Habits & Lifestyle Access to Technology & Tools
Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Quality Course Development Defining the type of learning environment Integrating instructional design Faculty-centered peer course review quality assurance process for online courses Best Practices iNACOL Standards QM Rubric
Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Quality Teacher Development Skilled faculty members and robust faculty development programs are key components of quality online learning (Rockwell, Schauer, Fritz, Marx, 2000; US Department of Education, 2006; North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Higher Learning Commission, 2007). Faculty development for online educators must provide both training as well as continuous support (Willis, 1994). Faculty- centered peer course review quality assurance process for online courses.
Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Learning Styles, Goals & Motivation Early identification and assessment of readiness and learning preferences Information Processing Comprehension, Recall, Reflection Description, Application, Synthesis
Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Study Habits & Lifestyle Attention, Concentration & Dedication Netiquette & Communication Skills Study Skill Knowledge & Use Reflection and Perfection
Student Preparedness for K-12 Student Learning Access to Technology & Tools Technology Experience Computer & Internet Access Familiarity with Common Technical Issues Technical Help Desk Access Resources & Knowledge of Online Research
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