Cut Bank School District 

                                                                                                                                                                              

INSTRUCTION       2168

                                                                                                                                                         

 

Distance, Online, and Technology Delivered Learning

 

For purposes of this policy, “distance learning” is defined as:  instruction in which students and teachers are separated by time and/or location with synchronous or asynchronous content, instruction, and communication between student and teacher (e.g., correspondence courses, online learning, videoconferencing, streaming video).

 

 

The District may receive and/or provide distance, online, and technology delivered learning programs, provided the following requirements are met:

 

1.           The distance, online, and technology delivered learning programs and/or courses shall meet the learner expectations adopted by the district and be aligned with state content and performance standards;

 

2.           The district shall provide a report to the Superintendent of Public Instruction documenting how it is meeting the needs of students under the accreditation standards who are taking a majority of courses during each grading period via distance, online, and/or technology-delivered programs;

 

3.           The district will provide qualified instructors and/or facilitators as described in ARM 10.55.907(3)(a)(b)(c);  

 

4.           The district will ensure that the distance, online, and technology delivered learning facilitators, receive in-service training on technology delivered instruction as described in ARM 10.55.907(3)(d); and

 

5.           The district will comply with all other standards as described in ARM 10.55.907(4)(5)(a-e).

 

The District will permit a student to enroll in an approved distance learning course, in order that such student may include a greater variety of learning experiences within the student’s educational program.

 

Credit for distance learning courses may be granted, provided the following requirements are met:

 

 

                                                                                                                                                       

 

 

 

              a particular course offering.

 

The District will not be obligated to pay for a student’s distance learning courses.

 

 

 

Cross Reference:           2410 and 2410P            High School Graduation Requirements

 

Legal Reference:           ARM 10.55.602            Definitions

                                          ARM 10.55.705            Administrative personnel; Assignment of School

                                                                                    Administrators/Principals

                                          ARM 10.55.906            High School Credit

                                          ARM 10.55.907            Distance, Online, and Technology Delivered Learning

 

Policy History:

Adopted on:     2/14/2008

Reviewed on:   1/08/2008

Revised on: