Q&A: I’m considering allowing my high school student to attend online school, but I'm concerned if cheating is an issue.Mar 17, 2016
Question: I’m considering allowing my high school student to attend online school, but I'm concerned if cheating is an issue.
Question: How will online school work for my child when both his father and I work full time?
Question: How do I know if my son is learning in his third-grade online classroom?
Q&A: If my child isn't excelling in a brick-and-mortar school, would attending an online school be the right solution?Feb 18, 2016
Question: If my child isn't excelling in a brick-and-mortar school, would attending an online school be the right solution?
Question: I am curious about the requirements regarding participation in an online course. Will my child be required to participate in class discussions?
Question: How do schools decide the size of an online class?
Question: Will my child have homework when he attends school online?
Question: When you take an online class, how do you communicate with the teacher?
Question: Do online instructors allow late assignments?
Question: Will my child be taught the Common Core if he attends online school?
Question: Will my child's online school conduct a parent-teacher conference similar to a more traditional school setting?
Question: Do the teachers at online schools have the same credentials as teachers at other schools?
Question: How do online teachers monitor attendance?
Question: Why do most schools make online students take an introductory course when they start?
Question: What are hybrid courses?
Question: Since my son won't be taking time out for recess, lunch and all the other activities associated with a traditional school day, can I expect his day of online learning to be shorter than a full day at a regular institution?
Question: What is the difference between online and on-demand learning?
Question: Are there principals for online schools like there are at most traditional schools? If yes, do they make themselves known to students in much the same way principals have a familiar presence at site-based schools?
Question: Where do I get my textbooks for my online classes?
Question: Can I switch from regular school to online school at any time?
Question: What credentials does an online teacher need?
Question: How much course content is developed by online teachers themselves?
Question: Will I have any time off while taking online classes?
Question: How much information is available about students in an online classroom? I don't want other students knowing my personal information.
Question: What is a cohort?
Question: How do professors pick teams in online classes? I get the feeling I'm being paired with an unmotivated learner to help facilitate scaffolding in her learning process. This makes it really hard on me. Any advice?
Question: What type of student accountability happens online? For example, is there a discipline process and how does it work?
Question: If I take an online course, do I have to be in the class at a specific time?
Question: I'm in my third online class and I'm having difficulties keeping up with the assignments and discussion posts. Do you have any suggestions?
Question: I just registered for my first online class. Is there anything I should know or expect?
Question: Do I have to buy books for online classes?
Question: Are there tests or quizzes in online classes?
Question: How many students are typically in an online class?
Question: How much time do online classes take?
Question: What's the difference between an on-ground (face-to-face) course and an online course?
Q: I am planning to enroll in a beginning psychology course. Will my instructor mark up my grammatical errors or just focus on the topic content in my assignments?
Question: I'm new to online education. Does studying online change the educational experience in any way I might not expect?
Question: It seems like it would be pretty easy to cheat online. I mean, the teacher has never seen you. How do they know that you're really the one writing the papers or taking the tests?
Question: I've heard there is more work in online classes than in on-ground classes. Is this true?
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