This two-week course is designed to prepare students to effectively participate in an asynchronous learning environment. You will receive an introduction to Blackboard, the software Pace University uses to deliver courses for this online program, and will learn essential Internet concepts. There are usually several sections of this course available prior to the start of each semester, and you must successfully complete one of these sessions before regular classes begin.
Goals and Objectives
To become familiar with essential Internet concepts.
To feel comfortable with navigating around the space and place that will support your online learning experience.
To be able to use the different features of Blackboard including linked files, quizzes, discussion board, external links and the home page.
To use email to communicate with your instructor and classmates.
To download, install and use necessary plug-ins and helper programs.
There are no prerequisites.
Course Materials Required Books and Materials
Book - E-Learning Companion 3rd Edition: A Student's Guide to Online Success, 3rd Edition
Optional Books and Materials
Required materials sent to you after the beginning of class
Online Learning at Pace University with Blackboard
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Proctor Information Thiscourse does not require a proctor. However, you can obtain informationon the proctoring program by clicking on this link: Proctoring Program.