Info Session Winter2010

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  • Enlist help distributing handouts from student in the back row. Q: Who has already taken a hybrid course – using Blackboard? Or who is currently enrolled in a hybrid course for Fall Quarter? … You are welcome to stay for the entire presentation, but much of this will be covered in your initial class meeting, so you are welcome to leave early if you don’t want to learn about Blackboard twice…
  • Info Session Winter2010

    1. 1. eLearning at EvCC Information Session for ONLINE Courses Winter Quarter 2010
    2. 2. WAOL Course <ul><li>Online courses are offered from two sources </li></ul><ul><li>EvCC and WAOL </li></ul><ul><li>WAOL courses for Winter 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>INFO 102 – Research in the Information Age </li></ul><ul><li>MATH 107 – Math in Society </li></ul><ul><li>These courses will have WAOL faculty listed </li></ul><ul><li>Login for WAOL courses http://angel.waol.org </li></ul><ul><li>WAOL courses starts January 7th </li></ul>
    3. 3. WAOL - ANGEL Login http://angel.waol.org
    4. 4. EvCC ANGEL Username & Password <ul><ul><li>Username: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st initial + middle initial + full last name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(if no middle name is in student records - use “X”; you may need “01”,“02” at end) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: jmdoe (jxdoe; jmdoe01) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st letter of your first name capitalized + first letter of your last name in lower case + your full Student ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Jd123456789 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Returning students should use their previous quarter’s network/ANGEL username and password </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. EvCC - ANGEL Login http://everett.angellearning.com
    6. 6. When can I check on my class, and when can I begin? <ul><li>Your should be able to login to ANGEL today December 30 TH . </li></ul><ul><li>However, the class you are enrolled in MAY NOT SHOW UP UNTIL MONDAY, January 4th . </li></ul><ul><li>Classes begin MONDAY, January 4th. </li></ul>
    7. 7. What if I can’t login <ul><li>If you follow the directions on the ANGEL login page and can’t login you MUST go to the Password Reset page. There is a link for the Password Reset on the ANGEL page. </li></ul><ul><li>You must follow the criteria exactly. </li></ul><ul><li>After submitting the Password reset and receiving verification of your username, go back to the ANGEL page and login. </li></ul>
    8. 8. What can you do to get ready? Try it out! <ul><li>Go to the ANGEL site at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://everett.angellearning.com </li></ul><ul><li>Login with a “guest” account </li></ul><ul><li>Username (login): AngelTutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Password: EvCC_ANGEL </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Introduction to ANGEL and complete </li></ul><ul><li>the assignment activities. </li></ul>
    9. 9. How do you contact the eLearning Office? <ul><li>Phone: (425) 388-9367 or 1-866-575-9027 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Office: Whitehorse Hall, 210 & 211 </li></ul><ul><li>Staff: Barbara Hellstrom, Sara Frizelle, Jeanne Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Web Page: http://www.everettcc.edu/elearning </li></ul>
    10. 10. Textbooks EvCC Course EvCC Bookstore or http://www.evccbookstore.com/ Make sure you have your course name and number and your instructor’s name when purchasing your book. WAOL Course EvCC Bookstore or http://waol.org/current_students/bookstore.aspx
    11. 11. Accessing Your GroupWise Email Account Go to http://gw.students.everettcc.edu/ Your Username and Password are the same as your login for ANGEL If you have problems connecting to your email account contact IT Helpdesk at (425) 388-9333, ext. 1 or [email_address]
    12. 12. Important Dates to Remember December 31 1st day to try your login January 4 1st DAY OF EvCC ONLINE CLASSES January 7 1st DAY OF WAOL CLASSES Last day to register for WAOL courses January 8 Last day for a 100% refund January 15 Last day to drop with no record January 22 Last day for 50% refund February 26 Last day to drop with a “W” grade March 17 Last day of WAOL online classes March 19 Last day of EvCC online classes
    13. 13. Technical Tips <ul><li>DO NOT use AOL, MSN, Yahoo, or Safari as your browser. These are not compatible with ANGEL. </li></ul><ul><li>Firefox works best. If you choose to use Internet Explorer ( IE) 7, you must set your browser to specific settings. If using IE 8, it is best to run in compatibility mode. These settings can be found on the eLearning website under Technical Requirements. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Technical Tips <ul><li>ONLINE EXAMS: Do not use a wireless connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Plug your laptop directly into your Internet service connection OR use a desktop computer or a computer on campus. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Technical Tips (cont.) <ul><li>Run/Install all updates on your computer BEFORE class begins. Check compatibility on guest ANGEL account. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off pop-up blockers (also those in IE & Firefox). ( You can adjust pop-ups to allow Angel as a Trusted Site .) </li></ul><ul><li>If in doubt, go to the ANGEL login page and look at the system check. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Tips for being successful… These Tips have been adapted from: The Student Guide to SUCCESSFUL Online Learning by Ken White and Jason Baker <ul><li>“ Take a Test Drive” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spend some time getting familiar with ANGEL to make sure you understand how it works and where you can access the different features. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Set a Time & Place” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set aside a specific time and place to work on your online class, and stick to it! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Don’t Procrastinate” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online courses are not self-paced. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read your syllabus completely and make sure you understand when your assignments are due. </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Tips for being successful… These Tips have been adapted from: The Student Guide to SUCCESSFUL Online Learning by Ken White and Jason Baker <ul><li>“ Communicate…Communicate…” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions immediately. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate with your instructor! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Print the Syllabus” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Print the syllabus and any other related class materials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This way you have all the dates in front of you and you don’t always have to login to check to see if something is due. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This also allows you to check off the assignments as you go, to help you keep track of what has been accomplished. </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Tips for being successful… These Tips have been adapted from: The Student Guide to SUCCESSFUL Online Learning by Ken White and Jason Baker <ul><li>“ Logon as often as possible” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This will help you feel in control, and not overwhelmed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps you stay ahead. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Always Identify yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify who you are, course, and assignment when emailing instructors (who is seahawksfan@aol.com)? </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Tips for being successful… These Tips have been adapted from: The Student Guide to SUCCESSFUL Online Learning by Ken White and Jason Baker <ul><li>“ Be visible & communicate often” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation (or lack of) is VERY obvious in an online class. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Relax” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have fun! </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Questions????

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