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The Distance Learning Orientation is intended to get students on the right track for success. There are three sections in this orientation: Learning Online, Using Blackboard, and Basic Computer Skills. The Distance Learning Orientation may be completed in its entirety or you may select the sections that best meet the needs of your...
The Distance Learning Orientation is intended to get students on the right track for success. There are three sections in this orientation: Learning Online, Using Blackboard, and Basic Computer Skills. The Distance Learning Orientation may be completed in its entirety or you may select the sections that best meet the needs of your students.
Learning Online Taking an online course is different than taking a "regular" course in a classroom. Student find out more about what learning online is like and how to be successful in the Learning Online Orientation. Topics covered include:
What are the characteristics of a successful online student?
How much time do I have available for a course?
What is my learning style?
Am I ready to learn at a distance?
Is my computer ready for distance learning?
How can I find reliable resources on the Web?
Using Blackboard This section provides an orientation to Blackboard and includes multimedia tutorials. If your school uses Blackboard Version 6, your students may find this helpful
Computer Skills This section provides a brush-up on basic skills students need to be successful online students-- including using attachments, downloading files, saving files, finding files, etc.
This is a good Distance Learning Presentation. The materials has presentation which illustrate good time management skills. There is quite a bit of text, but the layout of the site is designed to minimize scrolling.
One of the interactive crossword puzzles does not open
7 years ago
Very useful to help students feel more comfortable with learning online. There are self-assessments that the students can complete. The students also find the multimedia tutorials useful.