With Independent Study courses, there are no scheduled classes and learners progress through the course at their own pace.
They can log into the online system any time that is convenient for them, to watch a video, take a test or read a chapter. Help and guidance is available to the learner from their online mentor. The online mentor works with the learner to choose the courses the learner needs to help them reach their goals . The mentor follows the learner’s progress and be ready to advise the learner on every step along the way.
Most of the courses include a lesson, practice and quiz to show how the learner is progressing through the topics.
There is a large selection of Independent Study courses.
These may be combined to meet specific learning goals including these paths:
● Essential Skills
● Pre GED
● Ready to Work
Good Learning Anywhere learners use Plato for their Independent Study courses.
Math Essential Skills
Essential Skills are the skills needed for work, learning and life. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills. In this independent learning course, you will focus on numeracy, the ability to use numbers. We use this skill when working with money, scheduling activities, budgeting or measuring things. You are able to progress through this course at your own pace. Your mentor will be available to follow your progress and answer any questions.
Ready for College Writing
Are you thinking of applying for college or other training? Have you been out of school for awhile and would like to brush up on your reading and writing? Sign up for this course to learn and practice topics such as grammar and paragraph writing. You are able to progress through this course at your own pace. Your mentor will be available to follow your progress and answer any questions.
Ready for Work
This independent learning course is designed to build workplace skills to prepare you to enter the workforce with confidence. Some of the topics covered are Customer Service, Relating to Others, Team Work and Dealing with Supervisors. There are 17 modules in this course. You are able to progress through them at your own pace. Your mentor will be available to follow your progress and answer any questions.