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Distance Learning Orientation


Distance Learning Orientation

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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 students. Learning OnlineTaking an online course is different than taking a "regular" course in a classroom. Student find out more about what... More
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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 01, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 15, 2015
Submitter: Terry Morris


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: The Distance Learning Orienation includes re Flash movie tutorials. However, each tutorial is captioned and should be accessible.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessibility Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Patrick Davis
6 years ago

Patrick Davis (Administrator)

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.

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One of the interactive crossword puzzles does not open

Avatar for Terry Morris
10 years ago

Terry Morris (Faculty)

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.
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