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SLP: Locate Instructor Contact Information

Introduction:

Mentors will need to establish and maintain regular communication with online instructors. This process describes how to find the instructor contact information within the Student Learning Portal.

Details:

  1. First, select the Students tab in the top menu bar.
  2. Next, tap the appropriate linked name within the Students column.
  3. The students profile information will now be displayed.
  4. Next, select Gradebook from the left navigation menu.
  5. As a result, a list enrollments will appear in a table. Select the course by tapping the radio button in the Select column.
  6. At this point, the information in the gray box below will update to display the instructor name and email address.

The Gradebook page displays a list of course information in table format at the top of the page. Radio buttons are used to select the various courses listed. The top course has been selected and in a box appears the course, teacher name and email information. A red arrow points to the email address.

Last updated on April 14, 2020

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We’re sorry to inform you that we have reached capacity for several of our Semester 1 and Trimester 1 courses. You’ll notice when attempting to enroll students in our Student Learning Portal that some courses are unavailable. While we are no longer accepting new enrollments for these courses at this time, many courses continue to remain open for enrollment.

With many students across the state 100% remote, demand for our online courses is greater than ever before. Because every course we offer is taught by a Michigan-certified teacher, this high volume of enrollments has created capacity issues for our teachers who provide each and every student with individual feedback.

While the Michigan Virtual team anticipated and planned for significant increases in student enrollments this Fall, the increased demand we’ve experienced has been unprecedented. As a result, we are taking steps to hire even more part-and full-time teachers to support larger numbers of student enrollments for Semester 2 as well as for Trimester 2 and 3. 

For schools that still need online learning options this year, please fill out the form at the bottom of our virtual pathways page to meet with someone to discuss other solutions. While some of our teacher-led courses are full, we may still have the capacity to help you in upcoming terms or can discuss timing to implement a whole-school or collaborative program in which local teachers from your school/district use our online course content to teach students. We also have free course content and resources available for you to use.

We know this is an incredibly stressful time for all, and we’re sorry if the courses you’re looking for are unavailable. We never want to turn away a student who wants to learn from us. Our top concern, however, is student success, and we have a policy to not take on additional enrollments if we cannot guarantee that all students will have a quality online learning experience. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate the unusually high volume of enrollments we are receiving.