Standard 12 - E-Learning
WRITTEN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MUST BE FOLLOWED WHEN E-LEARNING CURRICULAR MATERIALS ARE USED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED CLASSROOM/LAB/SHOP TIME FOR THE PURPOSE OF MEETING NATEF INSTRUCTIONAL HOUR REQUIREMENTS. (This applies only to programs that are using e-learning to meet program hour requirements. This is a go/no go Standard that requires validation of a ‘yes’ response to each of the criteria.)
Standard 12.1 – Access
Students must have access to the appropriate technology needed to access e-learning materials.
- … Provide a copy of the policy regarding the availability of appropriate technology for students to access e-learning instructional materials.
- The Automotive Technology Program uses DATO Scenarios to transitions from classroom to lab. The Automotive students are given lab time in the computer labs and trained how to use the E-Learning and some of the work is done as homework. The Kaskaskia College main campus and extension centers have open computer labs for use with up to date computer and hi-speed internet access. KC IT department has tech support 8:30AM-9:00PM 7 days a week for students and DATO has 24 hour support.
Standard 12.2 – Curriculum and Student Progress
All content/tasks taught by e-learning must be identified and a record of each student’s progress must be maintained through the use of a Learning Management System (LMS).
… Cross-reference e-learning activities to content/tasks in the program plan.
Correlate instructional hours to be credited toward meeting up to 25 percent of the program specialty hour requirements with the vendor’s average completion time for each instructional module.
For evidence, see:
Show an example of the Learning Management System (LMS) used to track student progress.
For evidence, see:
- … Highlight e-learning activities in the course of study materials.
- For evidence, see:
Standard 11.3 - Supervision
A supervising automobile instructor or supervising work-based coordinator should be assigned responsibility, authority, and time to coordinate and monitor automobile work-based learning programs.
- … Show written policy on supervision, identify the person responsible for supervision; the ETL should interview the person who supervises the work-based learning program. This may be N/A.
- The Instructors are responsible for scheduling work based learning and supervising the students. An experienced, ASE certified, Instructional Assistant is available during lab activities to increase one-to-one instructional opportunities and to improve shop safety.