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    1. 1. Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Online Learning & Instructional Technology Teaching & Learning with Technology
    2. 2. Online Learning Team <ul><li>Dr. Doreen Fisher </li></ul><ul><li>Director </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dawn Dzienis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lealan Zaccone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharon Zagorski Secretary </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Instructional Technology Team <ul><li>Joseph Scocozza </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Technician </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sandra Hannigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Technologist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elaine Vasko </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Management System Administrator </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Tanean Schaller <ul><li>Online Student Success Story </li></ul><ul><li>“ In Her Own Words” </li></ul>
    5. 5. 100% Online Degrees <ul><li>Associate in Applied Science: Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Business Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science: Criminal Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science: Early Childhood Ed </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: General Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Liberal Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Social Work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science : Special Education – Paraeducator Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Sport Management </li></ul>
    6. 6. Hybrid Degrees: Some Courses On Campus <ul><li>1-2 Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science: Business Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Journalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Education – Middle Level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science : Secondary Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 or more Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science: Funeral Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science: Automotive Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate in Arts: Communication Studies </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. 100% Online <ul><li>Specialized Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education Certificate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child Development Associate Certificate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting Diploma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting Assistant Diploma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education-Family Child Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education-School-Age Child Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership for Early Childhood Program Director </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continued.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Technical Assistant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Business Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-credit Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Efficiency Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perioperative Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy – GED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RV Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ed2goPro </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Online and Hybrid Courses <ul><li>Course Sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ W” sections are regular-start courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ V” sections are late-start courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Y” sections are “hybrid” courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Such courses require some on-campus meetings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: BIOS 115, BIOS 160, BIOS 204, BIOS 254 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Fall 2011 Online Course Schedule
    10. 10. Fall 2011 Mid-Fall Online Courses
    11. 11. Required Equipment <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Email account </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Browser </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Firefox </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visit the following website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.northampton.edu/distancelearn/how/TechnicalRequirements.htm </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Computer Services Helpdesk Help Desk: 610-861-5413 [email_address] <ul><li>The Computer Services Help Desk </li></ul><ul><li>provides support for: </li></ul><ul><li>All hardware and software on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Student email addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Spartan Net </li></ul><ul><li>Online learning </li></ul>
    13. 13. Question #1 <ul><li>Is it recommended to use an organizer such as a monthly calendar or email calendar? </li></ul><ul><li>1) Yes </li></ul><ul><li>2) No </li></ul>
    14. 14. Question #2 <ul><li>It is important to be in communication with your professor via email, phone or by an on-campus appointment throughout your course. </li></ul><ul><li>1) True </li></ul><ul><li>2) False </li></ul>
    15. 15. Skills for Success <ul><li>Successful Online Learning students : </li></ul><ul><li>Must be disciplined, self-motivated, independent, and proactive learners that need no prodding from an instructor to study or complete assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions, contact the instructor and engage. </li></ul><ul><li>Read the syllabus and map out course readings, assignments, and due dates. </li></ul><ul><li>Avail themselves of tutoring or other support services as necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete assignments on time, participate in Elluminate or discussion sessions, and don’t procrastinate. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Office of Online Learning <ul><li>“ Getting Started” Letters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each letter has important information about your course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor Name </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Textbook Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Testing Information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Special Requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard access </li></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. NCC Home Page
    18. 18. Get Started
    19. 19. First Time Login
    20. 20. Username & Password <ul><li>Username </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter your Student ID number </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set to your Student ID Number also but it is recommended to change your password when you enter Blackboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forgot your password? Email Help Desk </li></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Privacy/Security <ul><li>The College strives to protect your privacy, so remember to keep your login and password private for your own safety and privacy. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Technology Skills & Blackboard 9 <ul><li>Commonly used computer skills : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy and Paste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save documents – options to edit then submit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send email with attachments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blackboard 9: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to email within Blackboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(select a few or all recipients, blind copy for self) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to submit assignments </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Helpful Information for Early Childhood Students <ul><li>Upload pictures with assignments </li></ul><ul><li>E-Modules </li></ul><ul><li>E-Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Contact information for Technology Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help Desk: 610-861-5413 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. Contact Your Professor <ul><li>For: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions about the syllabus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books and materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any content related question </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Accessing Blackboard
    26. 26. Login to Blackboard
    27. 27. Click User Login
    28. 28. Login to Blackboard
    29. 29. Using Blackboard 9
    30. 30. Blackboard 9 Course View
    31. 31. Navigating Your Blackboard Course
    32. 32. Important Blackboard Areas <ul><li>Announcements/Course Home </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Information/Your Instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Course Information/Start Here </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments/Learning Content </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion Board/Elluminate Live! </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Book/My Grades </li></ul>
    33. 33. Week 1To-Do List <ul><li>Access your Blackboard Course; continue to access it 4-5 days per week </li></ul><ul><li>Review and print Syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in Discussion Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Manage Your Time! </li></ul>
    34. 34. NCC Web Page
    35. 35. Student Logins
    36. 36. SpartanNet <ul><li>SpartanNet for Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check email from faculty and college </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register, add or drop classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain class schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a payment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain grades and transcripts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain academic evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply for graduation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look up your full student ID number </li></ul></ul>
    37. 37. Student Email <ul><li>All students receive a free College email account for life </li></ul><ul><li>You are encouraged to use it </li></ul><ul><li>Official means of communication from the College </li></ul><ul><li>Your email address will be [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. dfisher@spartan.northampton.edu </li></ul></ul>
    38. 38. Online LearningTechnologies <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Elluminate Live </li></ul><ul><li>Respondus Lockdown Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Publisher-Created Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: MyMathLab, WileyPlus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CourseEval </li></ul>
    39. 39. Student Support <ul><li>Student Information Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Learning, Library and Learning Center via Main, Monroe or Elluminate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard 9 Training starting July 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-media Tutorials for Students: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>https://sites.google.com/site/blackboard9forstudents/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Learning Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Online Library Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Proctored Exams </li></ul><ul><li>Online Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Outside the Walls </li></ul>
    40. 40. Bookstore
    41. 41. Bookstore Updates <ul><li>Rental Textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>E-Textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>To purchase your books: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.tinyurl.com/NCCBookstore </li></ul></ul>
    42. 42. Library Resources Use the Library’s online databases, like ProQuest and EBSCOhost, to find information for research papers.
    43. 43. Library Resources To log into databases: Username = NCC Student I.D. number Password = SpartanNet password Library databases offer access to articles from thousands of magazines and scholarly journals, covering a variety of subject areas.
    44. 44. Instructional Videos Short films show you how to use the Library’s databases.
    45. 45. Research Guides http://libguides.northampton.edu/home For help with citing sources, link to the Library’s handouts.
    46. 46. Assistance from Librarians Call, e-mail, text -- or visit in person! Summer Hours Main Campus: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monroe Campus: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    47. 47. Scheduling Proctored Exams at NCC Libraries <ul><li>Students must call the Library during scheduled operating hours </li></ul><ul><li>Dates when you may call to schedule an exam: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday, July 25 to Thursday, July 28 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday, August 1 to Thursday, August 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If Monroe Campus Library is more convenient, call 570-688-2475 for proctoring and Library service hours. </li></ul>
    48. 48. Final Exams & Library Hours <ul><li>Final Exam Period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday, August 15 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday, August 16 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main Campus Library will be open: </li></ul><ul><li>7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. </li></ul>
    49. 49. Library Services <ul><li>Ask Us! </li></ul><ul><li>facebook.com/ncclibraryservices </li></ul>
    50. 50. Learning Center
    51. 51. Online Tutoring
    52. 52. Tutoring Services for Online Learners <ul><li>Subjects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English and Writing for all courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul>
    53. 53. Stay Informed! <ul><li>Connect with the Learning Center Facebook Page to learn about upcoming workshops, tutoring schedules, and so much more!   </li></ul>
    54. 54. Resources <ul><li>Student Information Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning Information Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard 9 Resources and Help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard 9 Getting Started </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard 9 Submitting Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Students/Library Information about Proctored Testing </li></ul>
    55. 55. Helpful Contact Information <ul><li>Contact the Office of Online Learning if you encounter problems with your course or instructor this semester </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: 610-332-6089 or 610-861-4160 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: onlinelearning@northampton.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: www.northampton.edu/onlinelearning </li></ul></ul>
    56. 56. Helpful Contact Information <ul><li>For Blackboard or computer-related questions contact the Help Desk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: 610-861-5413 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: helpdesk@northampton.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: http://www.northampton.edu/office/compservices/support.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For Elluminate Live Technical Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call 1-866-388-8674 (select option 2) or visit www.elluminate.com/support </li></ul></ul>
    57. 57. Questions? For more information contact Dr. Doreen Fisher at: [email_address] 610-861-5534 Kopecek 238

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