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    • OnlineOrientation
      Getting Started with
      Online Classes at Whatcom
    • Where to Access Classes
    • Types of Classes
      Online – ONL
      Shared with other colleges
      Different start and stop dates than other WCC courses
      Instructors and students may be from other colleges
    • Types of Classes
      Online – OL
      Whatcom Community College private course that use our own start and stop dates
      Instructor and students will all be from WCC
    • Types of Classes
      Hybrid – HY
      WCC private course that use our own start and stop dates
      Instructors and students will be from WCC
      A percentage of your in-class time (F2F) will be replaced by working online through the Angel system
    • Type of Classes
      Web Enhanced – WE
      WCC traditional ‘face-to-face’ courses that use our own start and stop dates and use Angel as a course management system.
      Instructor and fellow students will be from WCC
      Seat-time in class is NOT replaced. You will be required to have computer access to get assignments.
    • Online classes are not easier, just taught using different tools.
    • Classes start the first day of the quarter.
      Be prepared!
      • You are responsible for checking into your online classroom often to keep up with work and other assignments.
    • The instructor KNOWS how often you log on and what you do in the online classroom.
      • As soon as you have access to your class…check for a week zero folder or syllabus and get your books ordered/purchased
      WEEK 0
      • Yes, you do have to interact with other people in online classes.
      • Online classes are varied and different just like classes in the real world. Don’t expect them to be all the same.
      • You have to pay attention to deadlines
      • If you are having problems connecting to your class, contacting the instructor, or other issues don’t wait more than 4 days to get help.
    • Help
      Student Tutorials and Resources on the website
      Helpdesk in the basement of Heiner
      24/7 phone: 866.425.8412
    • Produced & Narrated By:
      Greg Marshall
      Whatcom Community College
      ©2011, All Rights Reserved