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Computer Technology Readiness for WVS Online Courses
Students choosing to participate in online courses through Wisconsin Virtual School need to examine their personal skills and aptitudes for taking a class online. The following attributes will greatly contribute to a student's success:
1. Self-motivation - Students must be able to direct their own learning environment, fulfill course requirements, and achieve individual academic success.
2. Independent learner - The online environment enables students to learn at their own pace -- traditional, extended, or accelerated -- relieving the stress of feeling rushed or pressured and providing enjoyment in the learning process.
3. Computer literate - Although it is not necessary to have advanced computer skills, students should possess a working knowledge of e-mail, the Internet, and basic keyboarding and word processing skills.
4. Time management - Students must be able to organize and plan their own best "time to learn." There is no one best time for everyone, but the key to learning is to commit the time to learn.
5. Effective written communication skills - Students must use e-mail and discussion boards to communicate with their peers as well as the instructors. The ability to write clearly in order to communicate ideas and assignments is very important to student success as well as a means to inform instructors of any concerns or problems.
6. Personal commitment - Since there are no bells that begin and end classes, students must have a strong desire to learn and achieve knowledge and skills via online courses. Making a commitment to learn in this manner is a very personal decision and requires a strong commitment to participate in order to achieve academic success.
Meeting the needs of our individual students is WVS’s goal. The teachers in the Wisconsin Virtual School and Local Education Guides believe that every individual who has motivation and self-direction can take our courses and achieve success in the Wisconsin Virtual School program.
If you are interested in taking online courses through WVS, check with your local guidance counselor (or parent if you are home-schooled). The school representative or parent must contact us to enroll you online. See our enrollment section for more information.