Online Student Orientation



Online courses provide a flexible alternative to the traditional face-to-face learning environment.
However, learning online is different than attending class on campus. Because the online classroom differs from the traditional classroom, it is important for you to understand how to succeed in this different environment by completing an orientation session.

 

There are two types of orientation sessions for online students: General Orientation sessions which can be completed online and
Course Orientation sessions which are conducted by individual instructors.

 

 

Scroll down to see which orientation is right for you.

 


 

General Orientation

Online Student Orientation

 

 

Online Student Orientation

The Online Student Orientation will lay the foundation for your success as an eLearning student by explaining:

  • The basics of your online class
  • Computer requirements and necessary technical skills
  • How to navigate the online classroom (Blackboard)
  • How to use the online library services
  • Campus resources available to you as an online student

Even if you have taken an online class before, complete the Online Student Orientation to enhance your online student skills and to refresh your memory about the online classroom.

 

If you plan to attend the General Orientation session for Spring 2016, please RSVP using this form as soon as possible.

 

Online

 

Even if you have taken an online class before, you are encouraged to complete the online version of the Online Student Orientation to enhance your online student skills and to refresh your memory about the online classroom.

 

Click Here for the online version of the Online Student Orientation

 


 

Course Orientation

 

Students should verify if they are also required to attend a

Course Orientation session as some instructors conduct their own, class-specific orientation sessions. Click Here to see if your instructor is conducting a course orientation session.


Course Orientation sessions are conducted by the instructor of your online course. Note: Not all instructors will conduct an orientation session. See the schedule below to determine if your instructor will conduct an orientation session.

In the Course Orientation, your instructor will cover information specific to the course and will answer any questions you have about the course. Examples of information covered in the Course Orientation include:


  • Syllabus information
  • Course expectations
  • Information about specific assignments covered in class
  • Special software, course materials and other requirements for the course
  • Setup of the online course in Blackboard

 

Where are the Course Orientation sessions?

 

All Course Orientation sessions are held on-campus. Specific locations are listed in the schedule below. If you are unable to attend your Instructor’s orientation session, you must contact your instructor immediately. Click on the instructor's name for contact information. Note: Some courses do not require a Course Orientation so be sure to verify whether or not you need to attend.

 

Check back often for updates.

UPDATED: 1/11/16

Instructor-led Orientation Sessions
Thursday, January 14, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Course Section Course Title Instructor Location & Time

BMT 2630

DL01

International Management



Elijah Cooks


CAT
Room 107
6:00 pm

BMT 2720

DL01

Managing Workplace Diversity

DVM 0031

DL01


Prealgebra

Nancie Nugent

CAT
Room 215
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

HY03

DVM 0031

DL02

Prealgebra

Rosanne Benn
CAT
Room 213
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DVM 0071

DL01

Introductory Algebra

Regina Bentley
CAT
Room 212
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

DVM 0071

DL02

Introductory Algebra

Roxann King
CAT
Room 213
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

EGL 1010

DL07

Comp I: Expository Writing

Sharon Saylors
CAT
Room 135
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

EGL 1020

DL04

Comp II: Writing About Lit


Robert Goldberg
CAT
Room 227
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

EGL 1320

DL01

Comp II: Writing for Business
CAT
Room 227
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HIM 1530

DL01



Medical Terminology





Pamella Caesar




CAT
Room 107
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

HIM 1530

DL02

HIM 1800

DL01


Intro to Medical Terms for Health Professionals

HIM 1800

DL02

MAT 0104

HY02

Intermediate Algebra

Maria Thoundayil
CAT
Room 105
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MAT 0104

HY03

Intermediate Algebra

Roxann King
CAT
Room 213
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

MAT 1120

DL01

Finite Mathematics



Salil Das

CAT
Room 203
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAT 1140

DL01

Introduction to Statistics

MAT 1340

HY01

Trigonometry with Appl to Tech


Maria Thoundayil


CAT
Room 105
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MAT 1350

DL01

College Algebra

MAT 1350

DL02

College Algebra

Radu Georgescu
CAT
Room 203
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MAT 1360

DL01

Trigonometry/Analytic Geometry

Kameswari Tekumalla
CAT
Room 227
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAT 1370

HY01

Precalculus

Radu Georgescu
CAT
Room 203
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MAT 2160

DL01

Applied Calculus I

Peggy Beck
CAT
Room 109
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAT 2210

DL01

Statistics

Andy Jones
CAT
Room 135
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAT 2410

DL01

Calculus I

Kameswari Tekumalla
CAT
Room 227
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAT 2420

DL01

Calculus II

Peggy Beck
CAT
Room 109
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAT 2420

DL02

Calculus II

Scott Huxel
CAT
Room 212
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SOC 2400

DL01

Intro Public Hlth/Hlth Care Policy

Paula Ilochi
CAT
Room 105
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm