The Future of E-learning at GWCC by rraul

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									The Future of E-learning at
         GWCC
               Or
  What every online student (and
    instructor) should know
 You must have an email address to
          communicate
• Fill out the subject line correctly on all your
  email communications.
• Draft your email and discussion board
  messages in MSWord.
 You must be computer literate.
• You need some basic Internet searching
  skill and sources.
                 search engines
•                   http://www.alltheweb.com
  AllTheWeb.com http://www.alltheweb.com
• Dogpile Multi-Search Engine http://www.dogpile.com
• Northern Light http://northernlight.com
•                Training Suite http://www.vts.rdn.ac.uk
  RDN Virtual Training Suite http://www.vts.rdn.ac.uk
  (provides free Internet tutorials to help you learn how to
                                                  and
  get the best from the Web for your education and research)
• Yahoo! Advanced Web Search
  Yahoo! Advanced Web Search
  http://search.yahoo.com/search/options
• Wisconsin Online Resource Center http://www.wisc-
                                        http://www.wisc-
  online.com/
• Merlot http://www.merlot.org
      You must be a motivated self-
                learner.
• Online students need to be self-motivated, have the ability
  to ask for help when needed, don’t need constant
  interaction with others to learn new material, not afraid to
  learn new skills.
• For more information on online learning see:
• HOW TO SURVIVE IN AN ONLINE CLASS:
  GUIDELINES FOR STUDENTS at
• http://library.kcc.hawaii.edu/SOS/workshops/online/SOS_
  OnlineCourse2.doc
• For information on Study Skills see:
• http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdyhlp.html
 An orientation to online learning is
             important.
• Most of your learning will be done through
  reading.
• One of the best resources for help in an
  online class is a student with online
  experience.
• The online course software will require a
  learning curve.
Your online instructor may not reply
 immediately to your question or
             comment.
• Instructors should set boundaries regarding
  response to emails and discussion board
  entries.
Help with writing is available online.

• Anthony Hughes' Online English Grammar
  http://edufind.com/english/grammar
• Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
  http://owl.english.purdue.edu
• The Writing Center at the University of
  Wisconsin-Madison http://wisc.edu/writing/
                  Help Desk
• Unless a classroom emergency, fill out a
  HelpDesk request for computer problems
• Blackboard Problems? Call the 24x7 Help Desk
  at 1-866-766-5959 or go to our Help Page
  (http://www.maricopa.edu/blackboard/help.html)
• Bb support page at
  http://supportcenteronline.com/ics/support/default.
  asp?deptID=767 for information
     New Blackboard Support
• In February PerceptIS will become the
  Blackboard HelpDesk. More information
  and contact information to come.

								
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