Price $50.00

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Course Features
Language: English
15 hours/60 days
Renewal Course: 20 Credits
Study Level: Intermediate
VirtualSC PD Certificate of Completion

Delivery, Enrollment, and Facilitation

This is a mastery-based course with no discussion forums. The course will be delivered in a fully online format. This course is non-facilitated, and is designed to be completed independently. It is self-paced, with an enrollment period of 60 days, which begins immediately upon confirmation of registration. A Help Forum is included in the course that will be carefully monitored by an online facilitator.


This self-paced learning module is an eLearning experience is designed for online teachers and administrators. It offers an in-depth look at the National Standards for Quality (NSQ) Online Programs Standard M: Learner & Parent/Guardian Support that promotes support services to address the individual needs of students and promote student success in online courses. In this learning module, you will closely examine the seven criteria that make up Standard M and relate them to quality practices implemented in your online learning program. You will have an opportunity to reflect through a self-evaluation and develop strategies that will more closely align your online learning program to this standard. This module is designed to assist you in deepening your understanding of Standard M to better meet the needs of students and their parents/guardians in the virtual learning environment.

Course Outline

Required Readings and Videos


This is an intermediate level course for teachers, literacy coaches, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers with Internet access. In addition, participants should be proficient with browsing the Internet, uploading and downloading content, navigating to computer files, and with using word processing software, email, and attachments.

Required Materials

All materials in this course are the property of the South Carolina Department of Education Office of VirtualSC PD. All course materials needed/required for the workshop are available online.