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Tips for online success

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  1. 1. 11 Tips for Online Success In Blackboard
  2. 2. 1. Make sure you have the equipment • Make sure that you have regular access to the basic equipment necessary for an online course—preferably a home computer with high-speed access to the Internet, a printer, and word processing software.
  3. 3. 2. Make sure that you are using a reliable internet connection • If your internet connection is unpredictable or unreliable you may get “locked out” of tests or be unable to submit assignments at the time they are due. • Many online instructors will not allow students to make up missed assignments or tests unless WTCC’s IT group reports a system-wide Blackboard outage even if students send a screen shot showing the on screen error codes. • NOTE: Wireless internet is not always a reliable and predictable internet source. It is your responsibility to make certain that you are using a solid internet connection.
  4. 4. 3. Understand how online courses work • Understand how online courses work. – Preview an online course (opens in new window) before you register. An online course preview provides access to a course syllabus and to additional information about a course, but not to the actual course content prior to the start date. • Complete this orientation. It contains instructions for using Blackboard and provides a place to practice using the Discussion Board, submitting an assignment, and taking a