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  • Student Online Orientation Unveiling the new online student orientation scheduled to be released Fall 2008
  • Current Vision to New Vision
    • Currently instructors are providing students with online expectations and WebCT tutorials when students log in to the online course
    • Our vision is that students will access a general online orientation course in the days before the course begins
  • Requirements
    • Students should have access to a PC with Windows XP, an Internet connection, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office 2003 or OpenOffice, and add-ins such as Adobe Reader, Flash Player, and Java.
    • Students have the option to use BTC computer labs, local libraries, or other local sources.
  • Computer Skills
    • The basics of using MS Windows XP
    • How to use the Internet browser
    • E-mail
    • Save and locate files
    • Attach documents
    • Understand common file extensions .doc or .rtf
  • Study Skills
    • Learning how to learn online, Interactive format
    • Online courses require more reading and writing
    • Review course syllabus or expectations- how to name and submit assignments, how to contact instructor, what is required, how is participation grade determined
    • Verify your access but keep in mind courses are not available until a few days before the start of the semester.
  • Time Management
    • Plan for success - Be realistic with your time by devoting 10-20 hours a week to each online course
    • SELF MOTIVATION - Online Courses have a schedule, lesson should be done within the week
    • Break down papers into sections
    • Allow time for practice, time to hear back from instructor, do not wait until the day before it is due
  • Help, Resources
    • Asking the instructor for clarification
    • Read the online syllabus, info, and/or expectations
    • Knowing your options for extra help, tutoring available
    • Ask for feedback, know turn around time for instructor to respond
    • Level of feedback will vary but it is sooner than the 5-7 days of weekly classes
  • Support Services/Resources
    • Library resources
    • Search tips – “global warming” together
    • Get rid of “in” and “the” to speed up searches
    • Writing and Mathematics resources
    • Special needs accommodations
    • Technical support services
  • Exploring the LMS
    • Global Tutorials for the new LMS
    • Materials will be written/pictorial, video and sound, and interactive for different learning styles
    • Demo course
    • Familiarize yourself with your course design- find content, assignments, communication tools, tests, and grades
  • Communicate in Writing
    • How to communicate online (netiquette)
    • How to use Discussion threads
    • How to use Chat
    • How to use virtual classrooms or whiteboards
    • How to use internal e-mail
  • Click here to go to the sample student orientation information