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Online Learning Resources

Online Learning Resources
Online Learning - Instruction occurs entirely online. Learners have the flexibility to complete learning objectives by an established deadline. There is little to no face-to-face interaction between the learner and instructor.


Course Overview and Support

The overall design of the course is made clear to the learner at the beginning of the course. The course materials include support services essential to learner and instructor success. Course instructions articulate or link to relevant information and services.

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The online course provides learners with various content options that promote their mastery of content and are aligned with state or national content standards.

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The online course incorporates instructional materials, activities, resources, and assessments that are aligned to standards, engage all learners, and support the achievement of academic goals.

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A variety of assessment strategies are used throughout the course geared toward learning and engagement and learners are provided with feedback on their progress

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The technologies enabling the various course components facilitate active learning and do not impede the learning process.

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The online course is evaluated regularly for effectiveness, using a variety of assessment strategies, and the findings are used as a basis for improvement. The course is kept up-to-date, both in content and in the application of new research on course design and technologies.

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The course design reflects a commitment to accessibility so that all learners can access all content and activities and the usability so that all learners can easily navigate and interact with all course components. Online course materials, activities, and assessments are designed to ensure that all learners have access to the same information and are able to engage in the same interactions and within the same time frame. The course, developed with universal design principles in mind, addresses Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by following (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) WCAG 2.0 AA standards. This does not guarantee or imply that particular country/federal/state/local accessibility regulations are met. Please consult with an accessibility specialist to ensure that all required accessibility regulations are met.