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September 24, 2017

Space: The Final Frontier In The Search For Full-Pay Students

And from the neo-liberals…

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September 23, 2017

NCVPS E-lert – Sept. 21, 2017 – Fall Edition V (Progress Reports Posted) —

A newsletter from Thursday’s inbox.

Districts and Charter Schools,
Please forward this E-lert to your school-level stakeholders. We often have enrollment information for counselors, grades for data managers, tips for lab facilitators, announcements for testing coordinators, and strategies for school leaders, all of whom support your district’s and school’s e-learning efforts. If you are having difficulty viewing this email, you may view it as a web page here.
NCVPS E-lert – Sept. 21, 2017 – Fall Edition V (Progress Reports Posted)

CalendarCheck

Calendar Check
2017 – 2018
Summer 2017 Dates
August 11: Last Day Summer Classes
August 17: Grades Posted
Fall 2017 Dates
August 14: Early Calendar Start
August 17: Early Calendar Day-3 No-Show Report Posted
August 23: Early Calendar Day 7 No-Show Report Posted
August 25: Last Day to Drop Early Calendar
August 28: Traditional Calendar Start
August 31: Traditional Calendar Day-3 No-Show Report Posted

Sept. 7: Traditional Calendar Day-7 No-Show Report Posted

Sept. 7: Early Calendar Progress Reports Posted Posted
September 11: Last Day to Drop Traditional Calendar
Sept. 21: Progress Reports Posted
See our calendar for progress report dates. We post updates every two weeks throughout the semester.
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Progress reports are posted, and we have a number of important items for you this week.
New Updates
Important Information
In addition, be sure to check out all of our tips and reminders in this week’s e-lert.

DigitalLearnGrantDigital Learning Initiative Grants

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is seeking proposals for the Digital Learning Initiative Grants.
The State Board of Education is collaborating with the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation to continue the progress in implementing the Digital Learning Plan in North Carolina public schools.
The North Carolina Digital Learning Plan recommends the provision of grants to support the development and dissemination of local innovative digital learning models. The goal is to have effective digital learning practices spread across all North Carolina K-12 public schools. All school districts and charter schools are eligible to apply for the competitive grant program.
For details on how to apply for grant, visit the Digital Learning Initiative Grantsweb page.

CutureCafeEventCulture Cafe Event for All AP Students

On Monday, September 25th at 7 pm, NCVPS will host a Culture Cafe on the Topic of the “AP Mentality.”
Join NCVPS teachers Dr. Tom (AP Music Theory) and Mr. Wartski (AP Biology).
Please mark your calendars and tell your friends (any Advanced Placement student will benefit).
Join the session at our Adobe Connect link.
We hope to see you at this important and rewarding event!
Learn more about our Culture Cafe at the Culture Cafe web page.  It’s amazingly cool!

Fall2017UpdatesFall 2017 Updates

If you need access, contact our Virtual Support Center here.
Please remember that there is only one login per school.  If your school already has access, you will need to share the login username and password.
If you are new to the NCVPS registration system or need a refresher, visit our Registration System User’s Guide here.
Registration for Fall 2017 closed on Tuesday, Sept. 12 after our one-day extension.  However, we still have a number of options for schools.

Credit Recovery: Credit recovery enrollment will remain open until November 22, 2017. Schools can continue to enroll in credit recovery courses that have open seats.

OCS: Schools can continue to enroll in existing OCS sections throughout the semester. We cannot open new OCS sections after Sept. 12.
1/2 Credit Health and 1/2 Credit PE Courses: Registration for our 2nd 9-week health courses will remain open until November 13, 2017.
Transfer Students: After Sept. 12, we will begin accepting transfers for students who meet our transfer criteria. Transfer students must already be enrolled in a traditional course at the school with an instructor AND have a grade to transfer in with. We will have more details on this next week. We are able to accept transfer students through November 22, 2017.
Open a ticket with the Virtual Support Center here: http://www.help.ncvps.org/ and include the following information with your transfer request:
1. Student’s Name
2. Student’s PowerSchool Number
3. Student’s Email
4. Student’s contact phone number
5. Student’s School & District
6. Course transferring in to
7. Transfer Grade (and support plan if needed)
8. Does the student have an IEP?  Does the Student have a 504 Plan?
9. Brief reason for transfer
Flex Learning: Our Flex Learning courses help students who have a special or hardship situation. If any of the above options work for a student, you will need to use those options, but when you are out of options, check out Flex Learning page for enrollment information.
We have several processes that schools should follow throughout the semester to help students have greater success in NCVPS courses.
Check out our Semester Success with NCVPS page for details.
Grade Report Updates
September 21: Progress Reports for all Classes
October 5: Progress Reports for all Classes
Reporting Overview
See how your students are progressing! We post progress reports every two weeks in the registration system. These are unweighted grades.
Only our final grade report is a weighted grade report.
NCVPS posts student status reports after the third and seventh days of class. These reports indicate if students have logged in or not to their NCVPS courses. These reports are early warning indicators for schools.

SARSAR Data for NCVPS Teachers
School data managers will find the NCVPS SAR data in the NCVPS enrollment reports and grade reports.  E-learning advisors at the school will be able to help the data managers access the enrollment reports.
Data managers will need to manually enter the NCVPS teacher SAR data into PowerSchool.
Schools will use the PowerSchool UID for NCVPS teachers instead of their social security numbers.  The Virtual Teacher Identification Number (VTIN) will work in place of the SSN, as well.

Enrollment reports and grade reports will open into an Excel spreadsheet. Scroll to the right of the spreadsheet to access the SAR data (see below).

Please note that most reporting errors are due to a data input error or a spreadsheet sorting error on the school’s end.  Please confirm that the correct UID has been used.  In addition, sometimes a school will misread the spreadsheet and enter the wrong teacher for a course.  If you accidentally enter the Latin teacher’s data for an English course, it will naturally come back as a reporting error.
SARGermanSAR Data for OSU German Teachers
You can also find the SAR data for Oklahoma State University German teachers in our enrollment reports and progress reports:

CanvasAppCanvas App for Parents

Parents and facilitators can now download the Canvas Parent app in both the iTunes and  Google Play stores.
Parents and facilitators will need student login information to set up their parent accounts. This will have to come from the school. NCVPS cannot supply login credentials to parents or facilitators. Check with your school’s e-learning advisor (ELA) or with the student.
The Canvas Parent app is designed to provide visibility into a student’s progress at a glance. Canvas Parent allows both parents and facilitators to:

  • View assignment descriptions and due dates
  • Set reminders for assignments
  • View assignment grades
  • View course grades
  • Set grade alerts
  • View course announcements
Here are several helpful links:
Parents and facilitators can also use the Parent Portal online from any computer. Directions on how to use the portal are here.

SymposiumNCVPS 10-Year Anniversary Symposium
The North Carolina Virtual Public School is turning 10! We are celebrating a decade in online teaching and learning and invite you to our 10-Year Anniversary Symposium. The Symposium will bring us together to connect, share, and learn about online and digital learning. We will commemorate the past ten years and look at the future of learning.

Follow this link to register!

NCVPS Resources

TechUpdatesTech Updates
HelpDeskEmailIssuesHelp Desk Issues with Certain Emails
We are experiencing issues sending help desk responses to the following email domains:
AOL
BellSouth
Carolina.rr.com
Roadrunner.com
When submitting a Help Desk ticket, please use an alternate email address other than one of the above domains. We are working to resolve the issue.


If you’re using Chrome, please update your Chrome browser to the latest version Version 60.0.3112.78. To update Google Chrome, follow these steps:
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More .
  3. Click Help
  4. Click About Chrome
  5. Relaunch

The Virtual Support Center is our one-stop shop for resolving technical and other issues, including enrolling, course access, funding, withdrawals, advice, and special requests.  

Please visit our Opening a Ticket webpage to see ticketing details and tips on expediting your ticket. 
Password Reset
If you have had your password reset through the Virtual Support Center, the new password will not expire unless you have reset it again. Occasionally, multiple people will request a student’s password to be reset (i.e. the student, ELA, lab facilitator, and/or parent), so the password is reset multiple times. This, of course, causes confusion.  It’s always best if only one person requests a password reset for a student.
If you have forgotten what your password was reset to, you can look up the help desk ticket to access the new password or click on “Forgot Password” on the course login page.
Students should make sure that NCVPS teachers have their correct email addresses, and those email addresses should be confirmed in our Canvas learning management system. This will allow students to receive messages from their teachers and peers in the course forum.
Here’s how to confirm student email addresses in Canvas:
Click on “settings” on your name in the upper right side of your course.
Click on “Add Email Address” under Ways to Contact on the right of screen.
Add your correct email if Canvas is not displaying your correct email.
Click on “Register email.”
Click the star next to your correct email address.
 
 
For additional information, please see our Tech Requirements:
http://ncvps.org/technology-requirements
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September 22, 2017

USDLA Newsletter 2017 (09-21-2017)

A newsletter from earlier in the week.

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Dr. Farhad Saba
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USDLA Hall of Fame Inductee
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THE STATE OF BROADBAND 2017: BROADBAND CATALYZING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT This report explores the current status of broadband around the world, and how it is contributing to development purposes. Following on from this introduction, Chapter 2 explores global trends in broadband connectivity and technologies, Chapter 3 explores developments in policies and regulation, Chapter 4 explores the important […]

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Using Learning Analytics for Preserving Academic Integrity

This paper presents the results of integrating learning analytics into the assessment process to enhance academic integrity in the e-learning environment. The goal of this research is to evaluate the computational-based approach to academic integrity. The machine-learning based framework learns students patterns of language use from data, providing an accessible and non-invasive validation of student […]

Keep Reading

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Using Design-Based Research in Higher Education Innovation

This paper discusses the design-based research approach used by the Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success at the University of Maryland (CILSS), University College. CILSS is a laboratory for conducting applied research that focuses on continuous improvements to the university’s instruction of curriculum, learning models, and student support to identify promising innovations for […]

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An Organizational Development Framework for Assessing Readiness and Capacity for Expanding Online Education

In this article, a popular model for organizational development is utilized as a framework for assessing the organizational readiness and capacity of educational institutions whose leaders wish to establish or expand their online/distance education programs. Examples of institutionalization factors to consider and alternative models for assessing readiness and capacity are also provided. Online Journal of […]

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Planning for the Future of Higher Education By Farhad Saba, Rick L. Shearer © 2018 Routledge 208 pages | 14 B/W Illus. PRE-ORDER THE BOOK Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning takes a fresh look at one of the pioneering educational theories that accommodates the impact of information and communications technologies in learning. The theory […]

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Online Learning News – September 20, 2017 / Bulletin de l’apprentissage en ligne – Le 20 septembre 2017

A newsletter from earlier in the week.

September 20, 2017 | View Online | Archive | Subscribe | Contact Us La version française suit
Available Now – World Conference on Online Learning Program and Schedule – Record-Breaking 500 International Presenters from 59 Countries
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The Presentation Schedule for the World Conference on Online Learning, organized and hosted by Contact North | Contact Nord, is now available on the World Conference portal.

The Schedule includes the title of each presentation, a description and a listing of the presenters in each of the different presentation formats at the World Conference.

  • A record-breaking lineup of 500 international presenters from 59 countries.
  • More than 150 plenaries, concurrent sessions, concurrent workshops, panel discussions and poster presentations covering the Five Tracks of the World Conference.
  • A core focus on interactivity and an open exchange of ideas, experiences, and resources between 1,000+ presenters and delegates from 95 countries.

View the Presentation Schedule

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Creating Policies and Initiatives at a University with 13 Partner Institutions: Academic Development at the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland
Learn how the structure of the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland brings opportunities to share programs, services and provide a much wider range of choices and opportunities for students throughout the region. Full story
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Read Now
26 Breakthrough Innovations – World Open Universities
Open Universities around the world are dedicated to increasing access and success for those seeking higher education, irrespective of their prior learning. They are a bedrock of the online, flexible distance education movement, and are been a significant engine of innovation, leveraging technology and new ways of working to serve their students.

To showcase the innovation taking place at the world’s Open Universities, Contact North | Contact Nord is hosting an innovation snapshot on teachonline.ca, a kind of “wikipedia” for innovation. The evolving snapshot seeks to capture what is happening in Open Universities so everyone engaged in online and distance education has a focused, all in one place snapshot of current work. Full story

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OLC Accelerate 2017
Did you know OLC offers a virtual attendance option that provides individuals and institutions the opportunity to attend over 100 select sessions via live stream services at OLC Accelerate 2017?

The keynote and plenary sessions, featured sessions, research highlights sessions, select education sessions, and key industry showcase sessions are included in virtual attendance. Learn more and register for OLC Accelerate 2017 today! Full Story

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Coming November 20 – 21, 2017: eCampusOntario’s Technology Enabled Seminar + Showcase
The Technology Enabled Seminar + Showcase (TESS) is eCampusOntario’s annual conference where it celebrates its members’ achievements in online and technology-enabled teaching and learning. Traditionally this showcase event has been held in January, however, it was moved to November to better accommodate the academic schedule. Full story
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Available Now – Your Updated List of Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences from Around the World for June to December 2017 
Browse the updated list of Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences, compiled by Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate Clayton R. Wright, providing a range of options in Canada, the US, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand, covering teaching, learning, and educational administration, as well as technology in education. Full story
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This Week’s Worth Reading Selections
For Faculty & Instructors

For Instructional Designers

For Policy Makers and Administrators

Explore All Worth Reading selections

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  2. A New Pedagogy is Emerging… and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor
  3. Training Opportunities
  4. Building on Open Educational Resources – What’s Next?
  5. Contact North | Contact Nord Learning Platforms Training Schedule
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Disponible maintenant – Le Programme et l’Horaire de la Conférence mondiale sur l’apprentissage en ligne – Un record de 500 présentatrices et présentateurs internationaux de 59 pays
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L’Horaire des présentations à la Conférence mondiale sur l’apprentissage en ligne, organisée et accueillie par Contact North | Contact Nord, est actuellement offert sur le portail de la Conférence mondiale.

Cet horaire inclut chaque présentation, une description de chacune et une liste des présentatrices et présentateurs dans chacun de différents formats de présentation à la Conférence mondiale.

  • Un record d’une brochette de 500 présentatrices et présentateurs internationaux provenant de 59 pays.
  • Plus de 150 plénières, sessions et ateliers simultanés, groupes de discussion et présentations d’affiches, couvrant les cinq Lignes directrices de la Conférence mondiale.
  • Une focalisation centrale sur l’interactivité et les échanges ouverts d’idées, d’expériences et de ressources parmi plus de 1 000 présentatrices et présentateurs, et délégué(e)s de 95 pays.

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Créer des politiques et initiatives à une université avec 13 autres établissements partenaires : le perfectionnement scolaire à l’University of the Highlands and Islands en Écosse
Découvrir comment la structure de l’University of the Highlands and Islands en Écosse procure des occasions pour partager des programmes et des services et fournit une vaste gamme de choix et opportunités pour les étudiantes et les étudiants dans toute la région. Lire l’histoire complète
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26 innovations révolutionnaires – Universités ouvertes du monde
Les universités ouvertes à travers le monde sont dédiées à accroître l’accès et la réussite pour les individus, qui désirent faire des études supérieures quel que soit leur apprentissage antérieur. Ces établissements d’enseignement sont un socle du mouvement de l’éducation en ligne, flexible et à distance. Et ils ont été d’importants moteurs d’innovation, qui tirent profit de la technologie et des nouvelles méthodes de travail pour servir leurs étudiantes et étudiants.

Pour présenter l’innovation en cours de création dans les universités ouvertes du monde, Contact North | Contact Nord publie et anime sur teachonline.ca un instantané de l’innovation – un genre de « wikipédia » pour l’innovation. Cet instantané évolutif vise à capturer les activités des universités ouvertes afin que toutes et tous, œuvrant dans l’éducation en ligne et à distance, puissent avoir accès à un instantané focalisé des travaux actuels, et ce, en un seul endroit. Lire l’histoire complète

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La conférence OLC Accelerate 2017
Saviez-vous que l’Online Learning Consortium (OLC) offre une option d’assistance virtuelle, qui donne l’occasion aux individus et aux établissements d’enseignement d’assister à plus de 100 sessions sélectionnées grâce aux services de flux en direct à l’OLC Accelerate 2017? Lire l’histoire complète
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À venir le 20 et 21 novembre 2017: séminaire et vitrine sur l’apprentissage assisté par la technologie
Le Séminaire et vitrine sur l’apprentissage assisté par la technologie (SVAT) est une conférence annuelle de l’organisme eCampusOntario, où il célèbre les accomplissements de ses membres dans l’enseignement et l’apprentissage en ligne et assistés par la technologie. Habituellement, cet évènement de vitrine a lieu en janvier, mais il a été déplacé en novembre pour mieux accommoder le calendrier universitaire. Lire l’histoire complète
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Disponible maintenant – Votre liste actualisée des conférences sur la technologie éducative et reliées à l’éducation dans le monde entier de juin à décembre 2017
Consultez la liste actualisée des conférences sur la technologie éducative et reliées à l’éducation qui est compilée par Clayton R. Wright, associé de recherche chez Contact North | Contact Nord. Cette liste fournit une gamme d’options au Canada, aux États-Unis, en Amérique du Sud, en Europe, en Afrique, au Moyen-Orient, en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande qui couvrent l’enseignement, l’apprentissage et l’administration éducative ainsi que la technologie en éducation. Lire l’histoire complète
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  1. Les conférences dans le monde
  2. Une nouvelle pédagogie émerge… et l’apprentissage en ligne en est un facteur contributif
  3. Les ressources et les occasions de formation
  4. Bâtir sur les ressources éducatives ouvertes – Et ensuite?
  5. Calendrier de la formation des plateformes d’apprentissage de Contact North | Contact Nord
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September 21, 2017

Distance-Educator.com Free e-Newsletter 9/19/17

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RESEARCH-BASED ARTICLES OF THE WEEK
What are the affordances of information and communication technologies?

The paper examines the notion that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have affordances that epitomize the features of our late modern age (Giddens, 1991 GiddensA (1991) Modernity and self identity(Cambridge, Polity Press) [Google Scholar] and explores whether these affordances (Salomon, 1993 Salomon, G. (Ed.) (1993) Distributed cognitions—psychological and educational considerations(Cambridge, Cambridge University Press) [Google Scholar] , p. 51) […]

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Using Learning Analytics for Preserving Academic Integrity

This paper presents the results of integrating learning analytics into the assessment process to enhance academic integrity in the e-learning environment. The goal of this research is to evaluate the computational-based approach to academic integrity. The machine-learning based framework learns students’ patterns of language use from data, providing an accessible and non-invasive validation of student […]

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Using Design-Based Research in Higher Education Innovation

This paper discusses the design-based research approach used by the Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success at the University of Maryland (CILSS), University College. CILSS is a laboratory for conducting applied research that focuses on continuous improvements to the university’s instruction of curriculum, learning models, and student support to identify promising innovations for […]

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An Organizational Development Framework for Assessing Readiness and Capacity for Expanding Online Education

In this article, a popular model for organizational development is utilized as a framework for assessing the organizational readiness and capacity of educational institutions whose leaders wish to establish or expand their online/distance education programs. Examples of institutionalization factors to consider and alternative models for assessing readiness and capacity are also provided. Online Journal of […]

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IN THE NEWS
PRE-ORDER: TRANSACTIONAL DISTANCE AND ADAPTIVE LEARNING

Planning for the Future of Higher Education By Farhad Saba, Rick L. Shearer © 2018 – Routledge 208 pages | 14 B/W Illus. PRE-ORDER THE BOOK Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning takes a fresh look at one of the pioneering educational theories that accommodates the impact of information and communications technologies in learning. The theory […]

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3 nontraditional pathways taking over higher ed

Unconventional education organizations say recent high school grads flocking to nontraditional pathways; could this be good for college and university admissions? eCampus News

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Nevada renews commitment to statewide one-to-one program

The state passed a bill that will continue to fund Nevada Ready 21, a robust digital learning initiative. edscoop

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Standardization in Online Education

A regional accreditor recently denied an Arizona community college’s bid to increase its online degree offerings, with a decision that highlights challenges colleges may face when seeking to expand their online presence. Inside Higher Education

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