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  1. 1. Online Orientation Spring 2009 By Linda Delzeit-McIntyre
  2. 2. Important Details to Write Down <ul><li>Campus Web Site: http://lattc.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle Site: http://moodle.lattc.edu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Coordinator: Linda Delzeit-McIntyre </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assistant: Dana Dugan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>213-763-3733 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] / [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office: L-270 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spring term begins Monday, Feb. 9 and ends Friday, June 8. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Adding “Closed” Online Classes <ul><li>Use email ID in SIS (update it) </li></ul><ul><li>Send email to Instructor requesting add </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor forwards to Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Registration adds ONLY IF: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same email ID as in SIS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No holds or missing Pre-Req </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Registration emails instructor & student </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative: get email approval by instructor to add and forward to online office: [email_address] and a add permit will be taken to the A&R for you. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Expected of Students <ul><li>Students Expected to visit class home page . </li></ul><ul><li>Students expected to know how to use Student Information System and to know PIN. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to have current email id in Student Information System. </li></ul><ul><li>Students expected to use campus email . </li></ul><ul><li>Students expected to drop themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>Students expected to do work each week as assigned. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Student Should Expect <ul><li>Students should expect instructor to respond each week with grading, directions or other feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should expect a syllabus and assignments to be open. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should expect their accounts to be created within 48 hours of signing up. </li></ul>
  6. 6. If You Have Problems <ul><li>Contact your instructor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Report errors, issues inside the class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact Online Coordinator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you can’t get into class, problems with accounts or instructor. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact the Dept. chair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If the instructor appears to be “absent.” </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Using Moodle - General <ul><li>Allow Pop-ups – turn off the blocker </li></ul><ul><li>Allow Cookies </li></ul><ul><li>Directions for the above are available in technology resources web page </li></ul><ul><li>No spaces in file names if you plan to upload a file. </li></ul><ul><li>Convert all word processing files to .doc or .rtf </li></ul>
  8. 8. Safety Concerns <ul><li>Never give out personal contact information. </li></ul><ul><li>Never meet a class mate at a resident. Always meet in a public location and take a friend the first time. </li></ul><ul><li>Report any uncomfortable contact or discourteous communication. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Online Student Services <ul><li>Live Chat – Registration, Counseling, and Transfer Center </li></ul><ul><li>Online Writing Center assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Online Academic Advising services </li></ul><ul><li>Must use campus email for services </li></ul>
  10. 10. Using Moodle <ul><li>Logging in – (Add to favorites) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ID = student ID number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password = SAME PIN as for SIS (begins Feb. 7) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lost PIN for SIS – steps to resolving forgotten PIN </li></ul><ul><li>Editing Your Profile (see handout) </li></ul><ul><li>General features of virtual classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments Online </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments Upload </li></ul><ul><li>Message Center </li></ul><ul><li>Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul>
  11. 11. Campus Email <ul><li>Set up nickname and accept district user policy </li></ul><ul><li>Accept Google User Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Email account set up #1 – set nickname for receiving emails. </li></ul><ul><li>Email account set up #2 – set nickname for sending emails. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Google Docs for Class Work <ul><li>Google docs can be used for group projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Google docs can be used for Online Writing Center tutoring </li></ul>