skills do I need?
out these links to help you become a more successful eLearner. You will
learn tips for online communication as well as online ettiquette (netiquette).
The Academic Success Center
(ASC) is a collection of services and programs, all in one location,
designed to help you reach your academic goals. You can select from
individualized or small group environments, course-specific or general
academic assistance, even credit or non-credit programs. They offer
a large menu of services--it's up to you to choose and use those which
can help you get the grades you want.
and skills for a successful eLearner
By recognizing that you
play an active role in successful eLearning will help you to have a
more positive experience. Read a list of strategies
to keep in mind as an eLearner.
for electronic communications
In online courses students
and instructors can interact and share information through email messages
or by posting to threaded discussion boards. Read
a few basic guidelines for electronic class correspondence.
for chat room interactions
Instructors may ask you
to participate in a live, or synchronous discussion in a course chat
room. This is a great way to interact with other students, your instructor
or a guest lecturer in real time without everyone having to be in the
same classroom. Read a few basic guidelines
for using the chat room.
for online eLearners
Communicating online presents
some interesting challenges. When you communicate with someone online,
you must remember that although you are not face-to-face, certain practices
may be considered inappropriate or not practical. Read
a few basic guidelines dealing with Internet ettiquette (netiquette)
that will help you have more positive online interactions.
Information on training
provided by the Office of Academic Information Technologies (AIT) on
topics ranging from Microsoft PowerPoint and Word basics, to creating
Web pages. Courses are provided free of charge to students.
101: Student Boot Camp
Learn how to enroll yourself
as a student in the WebCT Boot Camp. This will allow you to explore
WebCT and use its many features. Become familiar with WebCT so you can
use it more effectively fo you other WebCT courses.
What are the benefits? | Is
it for me? | What skills do I need? | Is
my computer ready?
What campus resources are available? | What
can ISU do to support eLearners?