ELearning Orientation Entering your Virtual Classroom.

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Personal Keys to Success Organization Self direction and self motivation Time management Independent learning Problem solving skills Good Communication skills Interest in subject matter

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eLearning Orientation Entering your Virtual Classroom What is elearning? Anywhere, anytime, access to a variety of courses Ontario Ministry of Education Certified Teacher Learning Management System (LMS) eLearning Handbook posted on line at Personal Keys to Success Organization Self direction and self motivation Time management Independent learning Problem solving skills Good Communication skills Interest in subject matter Learning Resources All course work for lessons is in the LMS On line Student Handbook (shows how to access data bases, OERB and how to use LMS tools) Learn 360Open Educational Resources (search) Adobe Connect Technical Information All software is on school computers Citrix Login for ICS students Your elearning period is timetabled: preferred access to assigned computers in that period Report computer problems No tech support for home computers or Macintosh Protect your passwords! Back up all files for your own protection Expectations of Students LOG IN AND WORK DAILY Read the Course News as soon as you log on Designed for 110 hours but will need more time Read and reply to all messages; Become involved in class discussions Consider the LMS info as the minimumlook outside for enrichment Contact the teacher before small problems escalate Become familiar with LMS (complete orientation) Use the scheduler and be aware of deadlines Hand in assignments to the proper dropbox on time Report any problems with the course to the teacher Be a self directed trouble-shooter Use integrity, do not become involved in academic dishonesty or plagiarism File loss is not an excuse 5 days 10 DAYS 15 DAYS Attendance On line Community Be considerate of others Do not use profane or derogatory language Use full words and sentences in communications Do not give out descriptive info about yourself to anyone All communications must be held in the LMS Abuse of protocol will result in loss of LMS privilegesthis is VERY problematicno access to course = no success Read and abide by LMS user agreement that you agree to at logon Important Information Username and passwords provided at this orientation. Attendance is kept and reported by the LMS.you must login everydayit keeps track ALL session details Notify your teacher through the LMS If you are going to be away Your attendance record will be tracked and phone calls will be generated as in any traditional school. Your home school is defined as the school were you are registered Your host school is the site at which your teacher is working Contacts Your eTeacher Guidance Office at your school District E learning Contact Jeff Brown Other eLearning teachers School Technician Help desk for website problems only Desire 2 Learn Course Structure Lets Go!Username: Firstname.Lastname Password: elearning CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD NOW! Complete the LMS Training before Feb 9, 2011

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