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Flexibility and Accountability with Open Entry Open Exit
What Do Today’s Students Want? Ø Add first bullet
What Do Today’s Student Want? Ø Flexibility • • • Work on their own schedule Work at their own pace Work at home, Starbucks Work within their own environment, i. e. music, TV College credit
What Do Today’s Employers Want?
What Do Today’s Employers Want? • • Accountability Documentation of Skills Solid Work Ethics Ability to upgrade skills on job
College Demographics • • • Sparsely populated Weather issues Lack of students to hold class Need class after semester starts Workforce can’t attend scheduled classes
Here’s What We Did
OPEN ENTRY OPEN EXIT Your Schedule Your Pace Your Goal Computer Instruction Anytime Anywhere!
How It Works Ø Enroll anytime Ø One year to complete • Instructors and employers can regulate timeframe Ø Must complete required assignments Ø Must take final assessment Ø Must complete a project-based assignment Ø Each level earns one college credit Ø Articulates to degree programs
How It Works Ø Use SAM as assessment tool Ø Preparation for the MCSA Ø Receive credit and certificate documenting skills Ø Can audit course (workforce)
Self Paced Online Good for nontrads Good for techsavvy students Orientation Online (v-cast) F-2 -F Assistance Phone, email, one-on-one Bi-weekly emails Track progress through email Full online course Community chats Track progress online Trouble shooting
Working Tools of the OE program Ø SAM • Practice • Assessment • MCSA prep Ø Training Manual Ø Inquiero • Remote capabilities • Can demonstrate or troubleshoot Ø Blackboard (if offering online course)
Advantages Ø Satisfies students’ flexibility issues Ø Satisfies instructor/employer accountability concerns Ø Earn college credit (FTE) Ø Offers instructor flexibility Ø Serves both segments of service area Ø Eliminates demographic challenges Ø Open to high school students Ø Problem-solving skills increase
Disadvantages Ø Less face to face connection with students Ø Getting set up for online course Ø Cheating? Ø ? ? ?
What’s Up At Your School? • Does your college offer flexible coursework? • Does it articulate to a degree program? • Is it offered through regular college program and/or workforce development training? •
Contact Information Marla Muscio Northwest College Cody Center 1501 Stampede Avenue #9015 Cody, WY 82414 Marla. Muscio@northwestcollege. edu 307. 254. 0836 (cell) 307. 587. 3376 (office)