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Welcome to Literacy Online. Information and Registration Session Main Campus Last Updated: 08/10/09. Our 4 Campuses. Main. Franklin County. South. Warren County. A distance learning version of Adult High School and GED programs

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Welcome to literacy online

Welcome to Literacy Online

Information and Registration Session

Main Campus

Last Updated: 08/10/09


Our 4 campuses
Our 4 Campuses

Main

Franklin County

South

Warren County


What is literacy online

A distance learning version of Adult High School and GED programs

Developed for those students whose current life situation does not allow pursuit of educational goals in a standard classroom environment

Job

Health

Family obligations

What is Literacy Online?


Program software
Program Software programs

  • Adult High School students will use A+ from American Education Corporation (technical assistance available from instructor)

  • GED students will use GED Integrated Online Solution from MHC (technical assistance available from both instructor and McGraw-Hill) and/or GED lessons in A+.

  • Follow installation guides provided w/CD (MHC) and/or on the web (A+ and MHC).

  • Both applications are available to user 24/7


The ideal student
The Ideal Student programs

  • Self-motivated, focused, disciplined, persistent, and not a procrastinator

  • Capable of efficiently using computers / e-mail / the Internet and installing new software applications

  • Have a positive attitude

  • Reading at 9th grade or higher level


Computer requirement minimums
Computer Requirement programsMinimums

  • Window 98 running on Pentium 1 PC with 64 MB RAM and 8X CD-ROM, 14” color monitor, & 2 GB HD space

  • Internet Access (broadband preferred)

  • Using Internet Explorer 6.0 or better

  • MS Word Compatible Software

  • Note: All software installation and operability is student’s responsibility


Enrollment tabe
Enrollment & TABE programs

  • Complete initial academic evaluation

  • Obtain an official high school transcript. (May be faxed)

  • Re-register each semester that you intend to continue to be enrolled

  • Complete registration paperwork

  • Complete follow-up academic evaluations at end of each semester


Assistance
Assistance programs

Our Faculty/Instructors:

  • Glenn Alston (Warren Campus)

  • Cathy Barham (Franklin Campus)

  • Audrey Robinson-Mial (Literacy Online)*

  • Glennette Murphy (South Campus)

  • Yvonne Alston (Main Campus)

* Primary Instructor for Literacy Online


Student expectations
Student Expectations programs

  • Minimum of a 9th Grade reading level required to start using TABE 9/10 D

  • 12 Hours online per week minimum

  • Progress at the rate specified in course syllabus, where applicable

  • Complete 2 AHS credits or pass at least one actual GED test/semester

  • Students needing more than 6 HS credits will be encouraged to do GED


Available assistance
Available Assistance programs

  • E-mail assistance available at anytime

  • Face-to-face instructor assistance available by appointment

  • Classes available at all campuses to assist students who are not reading at a 9th grade minimally acceptable level

  • Be patient and persistent !!


Testing and grading
Testing and Grading programs

  • Adult High School examinations and actual GED testing conducted at Main

  • AHS minimum credit grade is 80%

  • GED minimum score: 410 on each test with a total of 2250 or greater


Address and contacts
Address and Contacts programs

  • Vance-Granville Community College, PO Box 917, Henderson, NC 27536

  • literacy@vgcc.edu

  • Fax: (252) 738-3474