Five Factors in Supporting Students, Parents and Schools – Virtual School Learning Alliance

Five Factors in Supporting Students, Parents and Schools

An important consideration when implementing an online or blended learning solution is how the users will be supported. Students, parents and local school personnel all require support in order for the experience to be successful. From the basics of navigation, to device support, to computer skills instruction, to instructional support evidence shows that digital learning implementation success is tied to students feeling comfortable with the learning experience[1]. Students are also individuals with preferences for how that support is received: live, print, video or self-serve. Of the many factors to consider when starting or expanding a program, support for the end-users warrants planning time and development of procedures.

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Making Sense of Climate Science Denial | edX

In public discussions, climate change is a highly controversial topic. However, in the scientific community, there is little controversy with 97% of climate scientists concluding humans are causing global warming.

  • Why the gap between the public and scientists?
  • What are the psychological and social drivers of the rejection of the scientific consensus?
  • How has climate denial influenced public perceptions and attitudes towards climate change?

This MOOC Free course examines the science of climate science denial and should be mandatory for all policy makers.

Making Sense of Climate Science Denial | edX.