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Student Handout for Distance Learning Courses

Student Handout for Distance Learning Courses

This website contains a ?sample student handout? for distance learning courses. It covers many issues that an instructor should consider in administering an e-learning class. Topics include student access, student responsibilities, student accounts, rules of class communication, email ("spam," attachments, flaming, etc.), discussions, chat, privacy issues, and other legal considerations.... Show More


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Marilyn Stoner
Marilyn Stoner (Faculty)
18 years ago
I use this handout for orienting new onlnie faculty, they have consistenly found
it useful.
Sue Bauer
Sue Bauer (Faculty)
9 years ago

Provides very good general information for new-to-online students.  Also very kind of creator to grant permission to modify the content.  I can see many educators using this material as a jump start to their own orientation to online learning.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes
Heather Edick
Heather Edick (Teacher (K-12))
11 years ago
I am going to adopt this as a link within my own virtual guidelines document as I think that it runs the entire gamut of proper computer usage and "netiquette."

Technical Remarks:

I would put just a little more white space between bullet points to make it easier to read on the screen.
Time spent reviewing site: 15 minutes - 20 minutes