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From: domainremoved <Courses>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:29:06 -0400

Online learning is something to consider because of it's flexibility. Citycouncil we have included some resources for you to review about learning online. Here are some of the best practices in online learning.

This is for reference. We are not ed.gov https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/tech/evidence-based-practices/finalreport.pdf This report is in the public domain. Authorization to reproduce this report in whole or in part is granted. Although permission to reprint this publication is not necessary
The main finding from the literature review was that Few rigorous research studies of the effectiveness of online learning for K12 students have been published. A systematic search of the research literature from 1994 through 2006 found no experimental or controlled quasi-experimental studies comparing the learning effects of online versus face-to-face instruction for K12 students that provide sufficient data to compute an effect size. A subsequent search that expanded the time frame through July 2008 identified just five published studies meeting meta-analysis criteria.
Open Education Resource


** Flexible Learning Online (http://www.waterslearnonline.com/868/273-212/hatband/maltese.html)
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The convenience of learning online has been a major selling point for many looking to further their careers. You can learn on your own time, even from the comfort of your couch. (http://www.waterslearnonline.com/868/273-212/hatband/maltese.html)
Online learning has roots in the tradition of distance education, which goes back at least 100 years to the early correspondence courses. With the advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web, the potential for reaching learners around the world increased greatly, and todays online learning offers rich educational resources in multiple media and the capability to support both real-time and asynchronous communication between instructors and learners as well as among different learners. Institutions of higher education and corporate training were quick to adopt online learning. Although K12 school systems lagged behind at first, this sectors adoption of elearning is now proceeding rapidly.


** Some advantages of online courses:
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* Schedule Flexibility
* Lower Cost Of Admissions
* Ease of accessibility
* Ease of use
For further information we have provided a link to college navigator. This is public domain and we are sharing it with you. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
* Career Advancement
* Great for Parents

Online programs are flexible. View some courses that will interest you by going here w/ respective-ads. (http://www.waterslearnonline.com/868/273-212/hatband/maltese.html)

Many are unaware that you can actually take all these Online right now:
Additional information on how online courses work : You can see this for reference only https://www.risd.org/SchoolTimesNOW/050809/VSN_FAQ.pdf
* Master's of Business Administration (MBA)
* Registered Nurse (RN)
* Medicall Billing and Coding
* Hospitality Management

* Accounting
* And More....

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** See the programs that interest you here via ad-search (http://www.waterslearnonline.com/868/273-212/hatband/maltese.html) > >
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Example of Technical requirements: The following basic requirements for our online learning programs, which are standard for most computers purchased in the last five years.: Processor: Any processor of 1.2GHz or faster Minimum system memory: 512MB for Windows XP, 1 GB for Windows Vista Display: 1024 x 768 or larger Printing: Any supported Windows printer Internet Access: Broadband access is required. Internet Browser: Any browser that is Flash-compliant. (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, etc.) he following basic requirements for our online learning programs, which are standard for most computers purchased in the last five years.: http://www.waterslearnonline.com/443_sufficed/savers-suspense.php.


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** example of Basic Hardware You May Need for Online Learning
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** Recent Computer
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You'll need a computer that has plenty of memory and hard drive. There's no official quota when it comes to RAM (random access memory) or CPU speed, but experts say that a post-2000 processor (e.g. Pentium IV or Celeron II) would be sufficient, along with at least 512 megabytes of memory. Most computers purchased within the last 7 or 8 years will meet these requirements.

** Monitor
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A large screen (15in or more) is also helpful. Mini-laptops are great, but you may find that they don't easily accommodate most learning management systems (Blackboard, D2L, etc.) In order to fit everything in the screen, mini-laptop owners may have to reduce the viewing size to an eye-straining degree.

** Mobile Device (Smartphone, iTouch, iPad, MP3 player)
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Mobile devices allow you to receive tweets, e-mail, instant messages, and updates to your social networks. They can also help you download MP3 files of course lectures. Many of today's devices can also snap photos, which are useful supplements to blog posts, presentations, and e-portfolios.

** Microphone/Speakers/Headset
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You'll need to have speakers and a sound card installed in your computer, in order to hear audio clips and files. If you already have speakers, it's worthwhile to invest in a good headset, so you can listen privately. A microphone lets you participate in audio chats via Skype, etc. Microphones also allow you to record audio files and post them using Wimba (in your learning management system).

** Printer / Scanner
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It's a good idea to purchase a printer and/or a scanner, even though you may not use these items for every course. Some of the larger online schools like the University of Phoenix, for one example offer student resources at local campus sites. If you live nearby one of these locations, you may find that it's convenient to use their printing/scanning equipment.
Received on Wed Jul 15 2015 - 07:26:59 PDT

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