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UPPER CANADA DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
ON-LINE LEARNING

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Matt Robinson

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STUDENT RESOURCES

ASK A TEACHER - online help desk from ILC.ORG

Advantages of On-Line Learning:

• Increased flexibility in delivery of course content
• increased student confidence in class participation
• direct access to the course teacher
• accommodation of a wide range of student learning styles
• extended time for considered responses
• reinforced sense of equality within course structure
• continual access to learning materials and archived discussions, guided tutorials
• opportunity for increased class participation through student centred teaching strategies. (threaded discussions, group assignments, virtual classrooms, shared white board)
• provides an alternative delivery mode for students with mobility issues

Considerations for Achieving On-Line Student Success:

• willingness to share and learn in an on-line environment
• able to express yourself clearly through text (email, threaded discussions)
• commitment to log on and participate
• realize online courses require as much time as in-school course
• comfortable with sending email, attachments, save and organize documents
• familiar with the internet, use of search engines, word processing software
• set short and long term goals
• take responsibility for self directed learning

BLACKBOARD MANUALS

    • FREE OFFICE SUITE
      Students can download a free office suite that they can use at home. It is MS Office compatible, and will eliminate file transfer problems.
      www.openoffice.org

Updated September 2007