If you have never taken an online class, you are probably wondering how online courses compare to traditional classes. Online courses have many things in common with traditional classes. Both have instructors, classmates, completion requirements, course materials and assignments. Although the basic academic skills for success are similar, in the online environment self-direction, time management, and self-motivation are critical for student success. If you possess the above characteristics or have the desire to improve these skills, the online environment may be right for you. Here is important information that will help you be successful in DoDEA Virtual High School courses.
The DoDEA Virtual High School online courses provide the same responsibilities and competencies as traditional courses within a different framework. As an online student, to be successful, you will need computer skills, specific communication skills, and curriculum resources outlined in the course syllabus. Specific student responsibilities are outlined below: