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Introduction to Online Learning is a Course

Introduction to Online Learning

Ended Oct 25, 2015

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Full course description

Starts September 28, 2015

This course provides an introduction to elearning expectations; elearning basic skills and strategies; and elearning resources which support student success. This course is designed for students interested in taking online college courses and/or becoming more successful online college students. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the basic features of the online classroom
  • Recognize the skills needed for learning in an online classroom
  • Demonstrate the usefulness of online learning tools in supporting student success
  • Recognize online campus student support services that support academic success
  • Evaluate their own online readiness skills using at least one digital literacy tool

Intended Audience: This course is designed for students interested in taking online college courses and/or becoming more successful online college students.

Format: Self-paced

Prerequisites: Students taking this course are expected to be able to navigate the web; open, download, edit, and upload files; send and read email; use a mouse, touchpad, keyboard or other input devices; use a PC, Apple, MAC or other device to access CANVAS and read, store and create files.

Requirements: You do not have to purchase a textbook for this course. All readings for this course will be provided in Canvas, either in the modules themselves or as links.

Tamara Ottum

eLearning Librarian, Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS)

Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC), one of the CCS institutions, meets the needs of its community by advancing student achievement through quality, accessible learning opportunities that embrace diversity, promote equity, and foster global awareness. SFCC is an educational leader and partner with the community and region in providing flexible, responsive programs of the highest quality. The faculty and staff are dedicated to student success, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning in a student-centered environment that encourages personal and professional growth.