Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
Policies and Procedures for Facilitators
ACCESS Teachers must be Alabama Certified, Highly Qualified in their subject area, and have a Background Check from the Alabama State Department of Education.
ACCESS Facilitators must be an adult that has a Background check also from the Alabama State Department of Education. This person does not have to be a certified teacher.
Supervise the students in the on-line classroom making sure the students stay on task and on pace.
Assist the students, especially the first day, with logging in and doing the Student Orientation and helping the students with minor technology issues.
Monitor academic progress by checking and/or printing grades often, ensuring students are not cheating. (Do not allow it to start.)
Communicate on a day-to-day basis with the e-teacher. Be an advisor and helper to the teacher.
More Facilitator Responsibilities
Take attendance and send absentee reports to teachers and school staff daily. This is important because the teacher is not in the classroom daily with the students, so they don’t know if they need extended time on assignments unless you tell them.
For Web-based courses, log on to the learning management system each school day to view announcements and track assignments.
Report technical issues to support center staff, the school, and/or system technology coordinator.
Report course management issues to the teacher and support center staff. (IE. Broken links, video & audio issues, etc…)
Insist on appropriate student behavior in the physical classroom as well as in the virtual classroom.
Facilitators should be knowledgeable & prepared to train the students on all of the following.
1st Day Checklist
1. Sign In Sheet: Name ACCESS Class
2. Student Orientation: Work this together as a class
3. Write important information such as the student login instructions on the board:
USERNAME: firstname.lastname PASSWORD: changeme1
4. Complete the ACCESS Participation Information sheet and email it back to all of your ACCESS teachers.
5. Send to each ACCESS teacher:
EXAM EXEMPTION FORMS
ACCESS teachers will follow the Exam Exemption policy of the students LEA (your school).
Facilitators will need to send a copy of the Exam Exemption form at least 4 days prior to the Exam. firstname.lastname@example.org
Print the form, complete the information for your students, have the counselor sign it, and send it to the teacher and the Support Center. Scan & e-mail are OK.
Facilitators are unable to view students’ grades in Desire2Learn(D2L). However, it is very important that you regularly view and keep a record of your students’ progress.
Teachers are required to grade in a timely manner & answer e-mails within 24 hours.
Grades should NEVER be sent via fax, email, or text.
Check student grades regularly
Print grades from a printer within the room. ***Progress Reports
Inform parents that they can view their student’s grades and progress while at home.
Notify your Counselor and Administrator about failing grades.
To print grades, have the student log in and click on GRADES on the tan line. The grades screen can be printed and used as a Progress Report or Report Card. It will show everything they have or have not done.
To print just the Average
Local School Responsibility
Labs are required for all science courses. Some of these may be virtual labs; others will be hands-on. Safety precautions must be implemented and adequate facilities must be provided for implementations of programs directed by ALSDE
Head phones for Foreign Language students
Books for AP classes only
Work in Progress (WIP)
Students may be assigned a Work In Progress grade if requested by the counselor to the Support Center Staff. The counselor will set the date for the WIP to end.
The removal of a WIP will follow LEA (local school) policies.
WIP requests should be sent to one of the following
You can print any lesson or study sheet found in the Content area of the course. It is OK for students to take the printed lessons home to study.
Be careful what “Next” you press
Teachers are expected to initiate and maintain regular contact with facilitators and students regarding student progress. Facilitators are expected to reply to teacher e-mails in a timely manner.
WBI teachers are expected to log on to the learning management system at least once every 24 hours throughout any term in which they are assigned a course. At a minimum, they should respond to facilitator/student e-mails daily, provide feedback on activities, grade assignments, monitor student participation, and create and post weekly announcements.
Special Needs Students
Counselors should send a copy of a students IEP, as well as 504 Plan, to the online teacher and regional support center at the beginning of each term. By law, teachers can make no accommodations for a student until they have the IEP in their hand.
The IEP’s as well as 504 Plans should be kept confidential at all times.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Students are required to sign an ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY before they are allowed to take an ACCESS class. The signed copy should be kept on file at the school. The first day of class should be used to go over the policy so that the students know exactly what is acceptable and what is not.
The Acceptable Use Form is found on the state website. Click on the Students tab, look in the 2nd column for Policies, and click. Find the policy for students, and click to open. Scroll to the end.
Code of Conduct for Students
Be responsible for their own behavior.
Properly handle and use all classroom equipment, and will show respect for others in the classroom.
Actively participate in the learning experience.
Complete all assigned homework, projects, and assessments on time.
Exhibit academic honesty. (No cheating)
Follow all rules established by ACCESS, the school, and the teacher.
Right to Privacy
In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), ACCESS will allow access to student records only to those authorized. Authorized personnel include SDE staff (principal or designee, teacher, facilitator, counselor), support center administrative staff, and others with a legitimate educational or legal interest in students’ records.
Please do not ask a teacher to email, text, or verbally give you a student's grade, and you should never email, text, or verbally give anyone else a student's grade. Counselors can provide parents and legal guardians with the necessary information, and/or the parents or legal guardians can log into the student's account to view his/her grades.
The NEWS section is where the teacher may post their assignments and daily work. On the navigation bar, click CONTENT to find the Student Orientation unit. Click to open.
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