MSON provides students an engaging, immersive, educational experience that often surprises participants with its quality and lasting impact. The key difference between MSON and most other online learning is that it happens in real time. When we think of online learning, we often picture students sitting alone in front of computers, disconnected from other people, moving through content at their own pace. At MSON, we believe that learning happens through relationships, so we put students together with their peers and with teachers in video conferences where they can see and hear one another as they would in a brick and mortar classroom. The class runs on a schedule with two set meeting times each week assignments due, and quizzes, tests, and final projects.