A student will meet with a local counselor, review and agree to follow the Weekly Activities required of them in order to take an online course.
A student will be assigned a local Mentor who will work with him or her to help fulfill the course requirements, but who will not do any of the student’s work for him or her. The student will be contacted by the Mentor and will arrange for a mutually convenient time, format (phone, email or face to face) and schedule for regular contact.
Students will be in contact with their Mentor at least once per week. This is a time to review the student’s progress and work schedule and discuss/initiate strategies for effectiveness. The Mentor will also answer logistical questions, tutor the student or assist with appropriate learning resources as is necessary and provide encouragement.
In their initial meeting, the Student and Mentor will visit the course calendar and the syllabus to establish a workable schedule for completion of the course requirements. The student will also review the assessment rubrics with the Mentor.
Students will log into the course and follow the course readings and complete course assignments every week, for the 12 week period that the course is offered.
Students will keep up with the course by: