LWIT BTAD: eLearning Orientation


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LWIT BTAD: eLearning Orientation

  1. 1. eLearning Orientation(A guide to understanding “Hybrid” and “Online” courses)
  2. 2. Welcome to LWTCPurposes of this presentation:•  To define ”Hybrid"•  To define ”Online"•  To familiarize you with "Angel"•  To help you to access your course
  3. 3. What is a "Hybrid" Course?Hybrid Equals: Less than 51% Online•  Combines face-to-face class time with Internet•  Not self-paced•  Benefits of hybrid courses o  Flexible for busy schedules o  Accessible 24-hours a day o  Interaction both on-campus & online
  4. 4. What is an "Online" Course?Online Equals: 100% online•  No on-campus instruction•  Not self-paced•  Requires online attendance, participation, & study•  Benefits of online courses: o  Flexible for busy schedules o  Accessible 24-hours a day o  Diverse interaction options
  5. 5. What’s the Real Difference?
  6. 6. What is the "Angel" System?Angel is LWTC’s Learning Management System•  Provides access to: o  Grades o  Course material & homework o  Online communication tools
  7. 7. STEP 1: Know Important DatesSpring Quarter 2010•  Access to Angel begins: March 25, 2010•  Online instruction begins: March 31, 2010•  Hybrid instruction begins: April 1, 2010•  Last day for a full refund: April 7, 2010•  Last day to drop course: April 9, 2010
  8. 8. STEP 2: Log in to AngelVisit: angel.lwtc.edu•  Use your student ID and password (password is first 5 letters of last name)•  Log in on a daily basis o  Participate as required o  Turn in assignments on time•  Contact your instructors if you have questions regarding courses
  9. 9. STEP 3: Buy Your Textbook•  Campus bookstore, located in East Building Mall, E127 o  Order online: www.efollett.com o  Call by phone: 425-739-8108•  Know course & section number o  example: ENGL, Section 1180 H21•  Verify textbook required by syllabus
  10. 10. STEP 4: Know Your Support•  For general eLearning questions, contact LWTC eLearning Department o  425-739-8137 o  elearning@lwtc.edu•  For technical support issues, contact Presidium Learning o  866-425-8412 (24 hours a day) o  Know course and personal information o  Describe problems you are experiencing o  Know computer and operating system
  11. 11. Thank You!The Angel online system is an exciting way toaccess course information and to interact withother students and your instructor. It providesflexibility in learning. Again, thank you forchoosing LWTC as your college and in yourdecision to take an online or hybrid course.We look forward to seeing you online!LWTC eLearning Team
  12. 12. Questions?