Welcome, New Students!<br />American InterContinental University Online: A Guide to Learning<br />
Classroom Home Page<br />Lists upcoming assignments<br />Shows late or missing assignments<br />Includes announcements fro...
Classroom Homepage Cont’d<br />Located on the left side of the classroom homepage is a list containing important features ...
Classroom Homepage Cont’d<br />Syllabus: outlines the course expectations and requirements, offers insight into the instru...
THE LIBRARY<br />The library provides access to articles, books, and web sites carefully selected for individual use. The ...
THE LEARNING CENTER<br />The learning center contains different things to help students succeed in their classes.  These f...
Accounts and Financial Aid<br />The financial aid tab show pending documents, documents needed by the financial aid depart...
Career Services and Support<br />Career services helps students work on resumes and helps give students the resources nece...
VIRTUAL COMMONS<br />MY NETWORK.<br />MY PROFILE.<br />CLUBS TO JOIN.<br />EVENTS THAT ARE HAPPENING.<br />SHOPPING.<br />...
OTHER RESOURCES OF COMMUNICATION<br />E MAIL<br />Email has become an extremely common means of communication. Students ca...
Find Web Resources<br />Accounting<br /><ul><li>Accounting Careers
Accounting--Taxation
Definitions
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  1. 1. Welcome, New Students!<br />American InterContinental University Online: A Guide to Learning<br />
  2. 2. Classroom Home Page<br />Lists upcoming assignments<br />Shows late or missing assignments<br />Includes announcements from the instructor<br />This page should be checked frequently for updates and possible changes to the assignment schedule, or any other discrepancies that may arise. Valuable information about what is due can be found here.<br />
  3. 3. Classroom Homepage Cont’d<br />Located on the left side of the classroom homepage is a list containing important features of online learning<br />Among these features are the live chat: this is a weekly seminar that allows for time to interact with classmates and the instructor about the assignments and studies<br />Course materials can be found here: these are the materials that may be needed during the session<br />The discussion board is also located in this area. The discussion board is where a topic is discussed through posts that individual students write. Responses to other students’ posts are a must and can be done here.<br />
  4. 4. Classroom Homepage Cont’d<br />Syllabus: outlines the course expectations and requirements, offers insight into the instructor’s policies for the class<br />Submit assignments: this is where all assignments can be uploaded for a grade<br />Bookshelf: all e-books used throughout a student’s time learning at AIU Online can be found here<br />Originality Verification: this feature allows a student to upload a document to ensure that it is not plagarized- very helpful when uncertain<br />
  5. 5. THE LIBRARY<br />The library provides access to articles, books, and web sites carefully selected for individual use. The library also offers research guides and tutorials, APA resources, and classes to help students learn to use the library for research, as well as a staff of professional librarians to assist students. Career resources is a feature of the library that helps students find jobs.<br />
  6. 6. THE LEARNING CENTER<br />The learning center contains different things to help students succeed in their classes. These features are available for use by individual students. <br />LEARNING LABS<br />TUTORING <br />DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENTS<br />CHALLENGE EXAMS<br />ANNOUNCEMENTS <br />HOW TO CONTACT THE LEARNING CENTER<br />
  7. 7. Accounts and Financial Aid<br />The financial aid tab show pending documents, documents needed by the financial aid department, and documents that have been reviewed and approved. This area also allows students to keep up with important financial aid information<br />The accounts tab allows students to view their account, make payments, see documents, and many other things to make keeping up with finances related to college easy.<br />
  8. 8. Career Services and Support<br />Career services helps students work on resumes and helps give students the resources necessary to be successful in the career world.<br />Support has the FAQ area. Students can search for help, and can also create a contacts list as different connections are made during the course of study.<br />
  9. 9. VIRTUAL COMMONS<br />MY NETWORK.<br />MY PROFILE.<br />CLUBS TO JOIN.<br />EVENTS THAT ARE HAPPENING.<br />SHOPPING.<br />BIRTHDAY REMINDERS<br />SEARCH FOR FRIENDS<br />The virtual commons is an area where students can keep up with things going on in the virtual college world. By creating a profile, students can share information about their lives and studies. Different clubs are available for participation, and events for the clubs are listed on the page.<br />
  10. 10. OTHER RESOURCES OF COMMUNICATION<br />E MAIL<br />Email has become an extremely common means of communication. Students can communicate with each other via email. <br />Emailing another student is simple. Just click on the class roster located on the left side of the classroom home page. This will bring up a list of students in the class. Click on the name of the person the email is intended for, and type away!<br />*Each student has access to his/her individual email through school. Check this email box daily if possible to make sure something important is able to be handled in a timely manner<br />
  11. 11. Find Web Resources<br />Accounting<br /><ul><li>Accounting Careers
  12. 12. Accounting--Taxation
  13. 13. Definitions
  14. 14. Financial Accounting
  15. 15. Management Accounting
  16. 16. Rules and Regulations </li></ul>The Find Web Resources section of the Library contains links to about 2000 Web sites, each reviewed for quality and relevance. Click here to see a 1 minute video on how to use the Find Web Resources page! <br /> Business Studies <br /><ul><li>  Business Law  
  17. 17.   Business Technologies
  18. 18.   Business, Finance & Investing </li></li></ul><li>Advantages to Online Learning <br />Online learning allows students to obtain an education within his/her own convenience<br />Assignments have deadlines and can be completed when the student has free time<br />Online learning does not interfere with personal life like traditional learning environments do<br />Technology has allowed for “distance learning”, which gives students the opportunity to learn from the comfort of their homes.<br />
  19. 19. Works Cited Page <br />https://mycampus.aiu-online.com<br />Reid, John E. Jr. (n.d). Retrieved from http://www.ion.uillinois.edu/resources/tutorials/overview/reid.html<br />

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