This article assists clients in determining which teaching entity may be best suited for them based on service details.
Click here for the companion article that provides details associated with the student experience based on each teaching entity option.
WHICH OPTION IS BEST FOR YOU?
The following lists describe the ideal scenarios for each teaching entity option.
|Lincoln Learning Solutions' Instructional Services|
NOTE: The auto-graded model may not be available for some courses.
System-generated questions assembled from a vast bank of questions are pooled and randomly generated for students at intervals throughout the course. These questions are scored by the learning management system (LMS), and pre-curated feedback is provided to the student instantly upon submission.NOTE: There is some level of auto-graded assessments and feedback in each curriculum selection.
Teachers grade authentic assessments based on rubrics within the content. They will also provide individualized feedback on each assessment within two business days (48 hours).NOTE: Teacher grading requirements varies based on curriculum selection.
A qualified teacher who is assigned to a course for the purpose of grading authentic work and providing assessment feedback.NOTE: The client teacher would be the assessment grader.
Ungraded assignments include worksheets, activities, and other practice opportunities that allow students to self-assess the material covered in the course in a low impact environment.NOTE: All curriculum selections contain ungraded activities.
Teachers will implement documented accommodations and/or modifications from IEP/GIEP/Section 504 plans, which are applicable to our online courses. (Applicable for Lincoln Learning taught courses.)
NOTE: This would be the full responsibility of the client when using client teachers.
IMPORTANT: As the default, Auto-Graded courses do not have a dedicated Lincoln Learning Solutions Teacher Facilitator to make student accommodations. If a student needs accommodations, the student should either be enrolled in a course with Lincoln Learning Solutions teaching services or an Auto-Graded course with a client teacher.
|Timed-Based Activity Completion||
Completion based on a predefined amount of time associated with a course activity. Once this time has elapsed, the activity will be considered complete. Time-based completion is not required, but encouraged, because it is the only way that course completion percentage increases. (Applicable for Lincoln Learning taught courses.)NOTE: Varies based on curriculum selection. Client teachers have the ability to adjust these settings.
|Action-Based Activity Completion||
Completion based on the action of a student selecting the MARK THIS ACTIVITY COMPLETE button. Students will need to select this button for the activity to be considered complete. Action-based completion is not required, but encouraged, because it is the only way that course completion percentage increases. (Applicable to auto-graded classes only.)NOTE: Varies based on curriculum selection. Client teachers have the ability to adjust these settings.
Graded assignments/assessments are the only required completion indicator.NOTE: Client teachers have the ability to adjust these settings.
|Standard Course Sequence||Courses are offered with the predetermined Lincoln Learning course sequence and assessment structure.|
|Standard Instructional Services||Courses are offered with the predetermined Lincoln Learning teacher responsibilities.|
Assessments are designed with built-in automatic retries, allowing a student to resubmit an assignment without requesting a reset from a teacher. (Applicable in auto-graded courses only.)NOTE: Varies based on curriculum selection. Client teachers have the ability to adjust these settings.
|Passing Grade-Based Finalizations||
Courses will be automatically finalized when using Lincoln Learning Solutions’ teaching entities once a student completes all graded items within a course and achieves an overall passing score. To process finalizations that fall outside these parameters, a request can be submitted through a request form by clicking here.NOTE: Finalizations would be at the client discretion when using client teachers.
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