Published on July 3, 2014
These standards have been adapted from the iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Teaching Establishes and maintains ongoing and frequent teacher - student interacon, and student - student interacon. Provides an online syllabus that denes objecves, concepts and learning outcomes in a clearly wrien, concise format. Provides an online syllabus that denes the terms of class interacon for both teacher and students, denes clear expectaons for both teacher and students, denes the grading criteria, establishes inappropriate behavior criteria for both teacher and students, and explains the course organizaon to students. Uses student data to inform instrucon, guides and monitors students’ management of their me, monitors learner progress with available tools and develops an intervenon plan for unsuccessful learners. Provides mely, construcve feedback to students about assignments and quesons. Gives students clear expectaons about teacher response me. Contacts students who are not parcipang. Recognizes that student interacon with the lesson has instruconal value and therefore encourages students to parcipate in leading the instrucon and/or demonstrang mastery of the content in other appropriate ways. Personalizes feedback (support, growth and encouragement). Standard 3 The teacher models, guides and encourages legal, ethical, safe and healthy behavior related to technology use. Facilitates student invesgaons of the legal and ethical issues related to technology and society; teaches students that copyright laws are created for a reason. Establishes standards for student behavior that are designed to ensure academic integrity and appropriate uses of the Internet and wrien communicaon. Idenes the risks of academic dishonesty for students. Demonstrates an awareness of how the use of technology may impact student assessment performance. Uses course content that complies with intellectual property rights policies and fair use standards. Provides students with an understanding of the importance of Acceptable Use Policies (AUP). Demonstrates knowledge of resources and techniques for dealing with issues arising from inappropriate use of electronically accessed data or informaon. Informs students of their rights to privacy and the condions under which their names or online submissions may be shared with others.