How To Prepare For Your First Online Class

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How To Prepare For Your First Online Class. By Jeannie Tipton. Lets Begin!. Welcome To Online Learning!. This presentation will outline: Computer set-up and technical requirements Resources on the student Web page Class participation procedures Coursework requirements - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>How To Prepare For Your First Online ClassBy Jeannie TiptonLets Begin!</p></li><li><p>Welcome To Online Learning!This presentation will outline:Computer set-up and technical requirementsResources on the student Web pageClass participation proceduresCoursework requirementsUniversity contact information</p></li><li><p>Before Your Class Starts:Check your computer for the specified system requirementsRead the orientation materialsInstall your softwareDownload your online classroomExplore the student Web pageThen just click and start learning!</p></li><li><p>Computer Requirements:266 MHz processorWindows 98 or higher, ME, or XP64mb of RAM3 GB hard driveMicrosoft OfficeInternet connection high speed is best!</p></li><li><p>The Student Web Page Provides:Links to your course materialsOnline textbookArticles and Web sitesAccess to the Online LibraryYour course scheduleAccess to your grade reportsClick here for a tour of the Student Web! </p></li><li><p>AdministrationYou may contact tech support and your counselors by phone or e-mail!</p></li><li><p>Online Classroom SoftwareSoftware and instructions will arrive in the mailRead the users guideInstall Outlook Express softwareFollow instructions for downloading your online classroom newsgroupsClassroom newsgroups are available two days prior to the first day of class</p><p>Contact tech support for assistance!</p></li><li><p>What To Do The First Day Of Class:Log into your classroom newsgroups in Outlook ExpressCheck main newsgroup for message posted by the instructorCheck course materials folder for syllabus and other materials and instructions</p></li><li><p>What Else To Do The First Day:Reply to messages posted by your instructor and classmatesPost your Biography which can include:Current employment informationPrevious professional experienceEducational backgroundHobbies or other information youd like to share</p></li><li><p>Typical Weekly Homework Requirements:Read your textbookAnswer discussion questionsParticipate in class discussions 5 daysIndividual paperLearning team paper or project</p></li><li><p>How To Post And ReplyTo compose a new post message, click Write MessageTo reply to a message in the class, click Reply to GroupTo send a personal reply (to the in-box), click Reply to SenderAlways Reply to Group for attendance and participation!</p></li><li><p>Attendance And ParticipationAttendance = Posting 1 message on 2 different days of the week in any newsgroup Participation = Posting a substantial response 5 different days of the week in the main newsgroupCheck syllabus for specific requirements!</p></li><li><p>More About Participation:Its flexible! There is no specific time that you must log in or post messagesAttend class any time of the day or nightGo to class when its convenient for you!</p></li><li><p>Submitting AssignmentsPost answers to discussion questions in the main folderPost replies in the main folder (participation)Post papers to the assignments folder (copy your in-box)</p></li><li><p>University Contact Information:24-hour tech support: (877) 832-4867E-mail: TechSupport@Phoenix.EduCounselors: (800) 366-9699University Services customer service: (800) 866-3919Enjoy Online Learning!The End</p></li></ul>