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University of Phoenix Material
                            Student Web Scavenger Hunt-Answer Key
Log on to the University of Phoenix Student Web at https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/. Explore the resources
available on the site and use them to answer the following questions.

ACADEMIC HELP

1. What are the six “Other Math Labs” available for study in the Center for Mathematics Excellence?
   (Hint: Click on the “Running Start Link.”)
    a. Self Assessment
    b. ALEKS Math Refresher
    c.   Pre-Algebra Review
    d. Beginning Algebra
    e. Intermediate Algebra
    f.   Introduction to Statistics
2. For what two subjects are basic academic skills tutorials offered? (Hint: Click on “Site Tools” >
   “Tutorials.”)
    a. Basic Math Concepts
    b. Basic Grammar Skills
3. Which three reviewing services are available to students through the Center for Writing Excellence?
    a. Plagiarism Checker
    b. WritePoint
    c.   Tutor Review
4. Which resource in the Tutorials & Guides section of the Center for Writing Excellence “offers tips
   about how to format using APA style according to the Publication Manual of the American
   Psychological Association (5th edition)”?
    APA Sample Paper - Referencing the APA Publication Manual
5. What are the two required writing manuals for University of Phoenix students? (Hint: On your
   GEN/300 rEsource page, see the “Required Writing Manuals” link on the left side of the screen.)
    a. American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual
    b. Gregg Reference Manual




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UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

1. What are the three major article databases found in the University Library?
    a. EBSCOhost
                                         TM
    b. Thompson Gale PowerSearch              (formerly InfoTrac OneFile)
    c.   ProQuest
2. Name three specialized article databases in the University Library.
    a. ACM Digital Library
    b. American Health Line
    c.   Business & Company Resource Center
    d. Business Insights
    e. Business Source Complete
    f.   Clin-eguide
    g. CQ Electronic Library
    h. Economist.com
    i.   Educational Pathways
    j.   Emerald
    k.   Facts on File – News Services
    l.   Facts on File –Online Databases
    m. Faulkner's Advisory on Computers and Communications Technologies
    n. Health and Wellness Resource Center
    o. Hospitality & Tourism Complete
    p. IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
    q. International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center
    r.   Journal of Leadership Studies
    s.   Journals@Ovid
    t.   NBER Working Papers
    u. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
    v.   Policy Central
    w. ProQuest Historic Newspapers
    x.   PsycARTICLES
    y.   RDS Business Reference Suite
    z.   Roll Call
    aa. SAGE Full-Text Collections
    bb. Security Management Practices
3. What link would you click to ask a question of the University of Phoenix Librarian?
    “Ask a Librarian”



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COURSE INFORMATION

1. From your student Web site, how do you access your reading assignments for this course?
    Use the “Open rEsource” link in the Current Courses box
2. What chapter from the text Keys to College Studying is part of the reading assignment for Week Two
   of this course?
    Chapter 8
3. Where on your student Web site will you be able to find your schedule and course grades?
    “Services” > “Schedule and Grades”



LEARNING TEAMS

1. What six documents are contained in the “Toolkit Essentials” section of the Learning Team Toolkit?
   (Hint: The link to the Learning Team Toolkit link is on left side of the GEN/300 rEsource page.)
    a. Learning Team Handbook
    b. Online Campus Learning Team Handbook
    c.   Guide to Completing the University of Phoenix Learning Team Charter
    d. Learning Team Log
    e. Learning Team Evaluation
    f.   Learning Team Charter
2. According to the Learning Team Toolkit section, “Why Learning Teams?” what are the four essential
   functions filled by Learning Teams that are especially beneficial to working adult learners?
    a. Create collaborative learning environments in which working adults can share the practical
       knowledge that comes from their life and work experience.
    b. Improve the quality of shared projects and assignments.
    c.   Serve as vehicles for the kind of shared reflection through which adult students make sense of
         and apply new knowledge.
    d. Provide a sense of community and support that is invaluable in helping working adults cope with
       the challenge of balancing school with other life demands.

STUDENT SERVICES

1. What is the phone number for University of Phoenix technical support? (Hint: Use the “Help” button in
   the top right corner of the page.)
    1-877-832-4867
2. Where can you find information about who to contact for questions regarding student disabilities?
    “Services” > “University Disability Services”
3. What three National Testing Programs does the University of Phoenix award credit for?
    a. College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
    b. Defense Activities for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
    c.   Excelsior College Examinations




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4. Name one form of misconduct in the Student Code of Conduct. (Hint: Click on Publications > Student
   Catalog)
    a. Actions, verbal statements, and written statements which threaten or violate the personal safety
       of any member of the faculty, staff, or other students, or any conduct which interferes with the
       educational process or institutional functions.
    b. Harassment, sexual or otherwise, that has the effect of creating a hostile or offensive educational
       environment for any student, faculty, or staff member.
    c.   Disruptive behavior that hinders or interferes with the educational process.
    d. Violation of any applicable professional codes of ethics or conduct.
    e. Failure to promptly comply with any reasonable directive from faculty or University officials.
    f.   Failure to cooperate in a University investigation.
    g. Carrying of weapons on campus, at campus-sanctioned events, or when meeting with campus
       personnel. (This policy is not applicable to students who are law enforcement officers required by
       law to carry firearms at all times).
    h. Using or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs while in class, at campus-sanctioned
       events, or when meeting with campus personnel.
    i.   Cheating - using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids in any
         academic exercise.
    j.   Fabrication - falsification or invention of any information, citation, or document, or lying during a
         University investigation.
    k.   Plagiarism - representing the words or ideas of another as one's own in an academic exercise.
    l.   Unlawful use or acquisition of copyrighted works.
    m. Helping another student cheat, fabricate, plagiarize, or unlawfully acquire or use copyrighted
       works.
    n. Violation of the policy on Acceptable Use of University Computing and Communication
       Resources for Students and Faculty.
    o. Hazing (any action which recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental health or physical
       health or safety of a student for the purpose of initiation or admission into or affiliation with any
       University-sanctioned organization)
    p. Violation of University regulations and policies (in addition to those regulations and policies
       covered by items 1-15 above).
    q. Violation of federal, state, or local laws or regulations that impacts the University's educational
       environment.
5. What are two free software downloads available to students via their students’ web page?
    a. Adobe® Reader®
    b. Macromedia Flash Player
    c.   Macromedia Shockwave Player
    d. Microsoft Office Online File Converters and Viewers
    e. Microsoft Internet Explorer
    f.   Outlook Express




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