What is an online class?
Assignments are accessed and submitted entirely online through a safe, secure Web site, Haiku
Assignments are completed throughout the week from anywhere you have computer and Internet access
The teacher and students in your online class might be located at another AUHSD school
You will collaborate and communicate with your teacher and other students using a variety of online tools that are available in the virtual classroom, Haiku
Your online class will be offered exclusively online(however, some classes require periodic face-to-face meetings for testing purposes)
Your online class does not require traditional “seat time”, but you do need to log in every school day, and complete assignments in a timely manner
Your online class can be taken from home or from anywhere you have computer and Internet acces
Do online classes meet the same graduation requirements as traditional classes?
Yes, all online classes follow the same board-adopted curriculum and textbooks as the traditional face-to-face classes offered at your high school
What are your online teacher’s credentials?
All AUHSD online classes are taught by fully certificated AUHSD teachers who are highly qualified and content experts in their curricular area
Why would I choose to take an online course?
You want a flexible schedule, like the online environment, and are a self-motivated learner
You want to take a variety of courses
You want to prepare for college and the workplace
How is an online class different than traditional, face-to-face classes?
You will interact frequently with your teacher using BB Collaborate, email, blogs, podcasts, videos, Wiki’s and/or discussion boards in the class Angel Learning Web site instead of a traditional face-to-face classroom setting
Your online course is paced by your teacher on a weekly basis
Online teachers offer weekly virtual office hours
Assignments are given and submitted entirely online through a password protected virtual classroom, Haiku
What do I do if I have questions or problems?
If you have technical problems, contact Renee Citlau at firstname.lastname@example.org
Email your virtual teacher immediately
Your teacher’s email address is posted on the AUHSD eLearning Web site
What are the technology requirements?
Internet access is required for enrollment
Access is available through each high school library, as well as, public libraries