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    weaknesses Do you study well independently Are you an initiator Are you self motivated to keep up with deadlines reading and assignments Do you feel comfortable expressing yourself in writing Tips to help you avoid potential pitfalls when taking an online course Take the program and yourself seriously Be sure to solicit the support and cooperation of those with whom you live If they understand your need to focus at the computer regularly your commitment to your online course will be easier to keep Make sure you have private space for study Take a look at the location of your computer Is it in the center of things or in a private nook You may want to relocate your computer to a spot more conducive to study Also make sure you ve got adequate space around your computer to spread out your work Log on to your course every single day If you let too many days pass between contacts with your instructor and peers you will lag behind finding it difficult to catch up Take advantage of your anonymity With the online format you don t have to feel intimidated or upstaged by students who can speak faster than you because you can take all of the time you need to think your ideas through and compose a response before posting your comments to your class Be polite and respectful Being anonymous doesn t give anyone a green light to be unkind or thoughtless Remember that you are dealing with real people at the other end of your modem and respond to them in the same way you would like them to treat you Speak up if you are having problems Because visual clues are not available it is all the more important that you speak up with questions

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  • Blackboard Requirements | IVC
    New Students Blackboard Requirements Introduction to Distance Education Distance Education Orientation FAQ Student Resources Faculty Resources Technical Support Students Testimonials Alumni Math Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Required Online Course Orientation General Information Required Online Course Orientation Overview Introduction to Distance Education Orientation New Students Distance Education Orientation Blackboard Requirements FAQ Testimonials Alumni Academics Home Math Requirements Math Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Support Resources Student Resources Faculty Resources Technical Support Students Page Content Supported Browsers Plugins Operating Systems for Blackboard Learn Release 9 This direct link to Blackboard lists the supported operating systems and browsers for use with the Blackboard Academic Suite release 9 The Academic Suite is a Web based application and other browsers and operating system may work well however the listed configurations are the only configurations that are tested and supported by Blackboard Click here to check your Browser and Plugins Body Dr A Cathleen Greiner Dean of Online Extended Education T 949 451 5565 E cgreiner ivc edu O A300 Building Room A304 Joe San Juan Office of Technology Services Instructional Technologist Technical Training Support T 949 451 5716 E jsanjuan

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  • FAQ | IVC
    access these classes back to top Which degrees are offered through Distance Education None at present back to top When does the semester term begin and end For specific dates please see the Schedule of Classes Note that Distance Education Online courses follow the same semester start and end dates as courses on campus and have assignments due throughout the semester back to top Where can I find key semester dates and the academic calendar Important dates for the current semester are indicated on the IVC home page Click here to view the Academic Calendar back to top Which online courses are available this semester Please see the Schedule of Classes back to top Do I ever have to come to campus Individual course requirements differ so it depends on the course Some courses require on campus orientations or testing while others are conducted totally online This information will be included in the online orientation for each course back to top What can I do to prepare for the first distance class Make sure you read your class description carefully Online classes at IVC require you to come in or have an orientation online Times dates and locations for orientations are listed under each class back to top Can I take Distance Education courses and on campus courses at the same time Yes In fact many students find that distance education courses allow them to accelerate the progress they make toward earning their degree by enrolling in a combination of distance education and on campus courses back to top Will I have the same campus privileges as other students Yes All distance education students are welcome to use the college library student support services and other campus resources back to top Will there be an advisor available to help me Certainly Just got to the counseling page found in our college web site and follow the directions to access on line educational counseling You can always drop by the Counseling Office in the Student Services Center second floor room 210 or call them at 949 451 5319 to set up an appointment back to top Where do I go for help For answers to course related questions email your course instructor For technical help contact the Technology Services Help Desk at 949 451 5696 ivctech ivc edu back to top Can I work at my own pace It depends on your instructor Some instructors allow you to work at your own pace while others have a schedule you must adhere to back to top Do I need to apply for admission Yes Students must be admitted to Irvine Valley College in order to register for Distance Education classes You can apply through the college home page at http www ivc edu and then click on How to Enroll The directions will lead you through the process of applying to the college and registering for classes back to top How do I get my grades Grades are available approximately ten days after the semester or summer term is completed through your MySite account In fact an entire unofficial transcript is available through your MySite account under My History back to top How do I get an official transcript Official transcripts are ordered through the Office of Admissions and Records Through the college web site you would select Admissions or go directly to the following URL http admissions ivc edu pages grades transcrpts aspx Transcripts and Verifications to get directions for having an official transcript made The necessary request form is available online and can be faxed to the college for processing Please follow the directions so you can be quickly served back to top Can I take the course on a credit no credit basis instead of receiving a letter grade Yes you need to sign up for the credit no credit grading basis on line via MYSITE before the Cr NC date for the semester back to top What type of technology will I need to take a Distance Education course Most distance education programs use the Internet email and online discussion technologies to deliver course content and promote student teacher interaction Therefore the minimum requirement would be access to the Internet and a computer with the necessary software word processing spreadsheet anti virus protection to complete your course work Check with your instructor for a list of the specific technology requirements back to top Recommended for courses using Blackboard Pentium Mac or faster At least 512 MB of RAM Access to the internet Service Provider working e mail address Working knowledge of computer skills internet applications and ability to send and retrieve attachments Recommended for courses using CourseCompass or MyMathLab for math classes CourseCompass is tested with and supports the following operating systems and browser configurations If you have earlier versions of these browsers you can download a newer version from the appropriate manufacturer s website For Internet Explorer go to http www microsoft com For Firefox go to http www getfirefox com For Safari go to http www apple com back to top What is Blackboard Blackboard is an Internet educational delivery platform that provides students with an online learning community Students are able to download course content including articles streaming audio and video and presentations and interact with their professors and classmates through the discussion board similar to Internet news groups and the chat virtual classroom similar to online chat rooms Work through the Blackboard Tutorials for more information back to top How do I access my class via Blackboard You will use http socccd blackboard com back to top How do I access the course web site You can log onto your IVC web page by going to http www ivc edu and clicking on Blackboard Then log in with your username you first name initial last name and a unique digit and your email password is a combination of at least one number and letter a minimum of 6 characters that was provided in MySite

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  • Testimonials | IVC
    Home Overview Orientation New Students Blackboard Requirements Introduction to Distance Education Distance Education Orientation FAQ Student Resources Faculty Resources Technical Support Students Testimonials Alumni Math Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Required Online Course Orientation General Information Required Online Course Orientation Overview Introduction to Distance Education Orientation New Students Distance Education Orientation Blackboard Requirements FAQ Testimonials Alumni Academics Home Math Requirements Math Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Support Resources Student Resources Faculty Resources Technical Support Students Page Content What do our Distance Education alumni have to say Barbara 38 sec Betty 65 sec in Vietnamese Damon 41 sec Danielle 26 sec Jennifer 50 sec Kimberly 37 sec Kyun 52 sec in Korean Lise 56 sec Matt 28 sec Mayomi 51 sec in Japanese Payam 49 sec in Farsi Ryan 33 sec Shawn 28 sec Shervin 34 sec Sheva 50 sec in Farsi Body Dr A Cathleen Greiner Dean of Online Extended Education T 949 451 5565 E cgreiner ivc edu O A300 Building Room A304 Joe San Juan Office of Technology Services Instructional Technologist Technical Training Support T 949 451 5716 E jsanjuan ivc edu Help Desk

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  • Math Distance Learning | IVC
    per week to do the course work on a regular basis at least 2 hours per week for each course unit must be able to work independently must be self motivated must be able to do course work without the help of an instructor should not have the tendency to procrastinate If you meet all of the above requirements you might be a good candidate to take an online class Otherwise taking a traditional class would be better for you Math 350 A H Modules This class uses Blackboard and can run online or mediated students need to attend class in addition to doing work online There is no additional purchase for books or access code is necessary to finish Math 350 Please access the Basic Math Modules page to get more information and orientation Information provided in the rest of the page does not apply to Math 350 modules Currently the instructor for the modules is Prof Erbas White iwhite ivc edu Math 10 Instructors teaching this class use MyStatLab First sign up may be done from within Blackboard or going directly to MyStatLab Your instructor will tell you how to sign up You will be required to purchase an access code at the bookstore or online when taking this class Make sure to check which of the two your instructor is using before buying the access code If you enroll in a class using MyStatLab please refer to the publisher recommended technical guidelines before you sign up for this class Currently these classes have 3 mandatory in person meetings orientation midterm and final The instructor for the class will provide the appropriate information about these meetings Math 8 Math 351 Math 353 and Math 253 Online Instructors teaching these classes use MyMathLab First sign up may be done

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  • **Math: CourseCompass Req. | IVC
    as IE 7 or Firefox both of which are fully supported Starting on or about the third week of April Microsoft will begin a gradual roll out of Internet Explorer 8 IE8 This roll out will eventually expand to include all Windows users still running IE6 or IE7 IE8 will not automatically install on your computer Users will receive a notification through Windows Automatic Update about IE8 You do not need to take any action to use your Pearson products with IE 8 For the latest information on Pearsonâ s support of IE 8 please read the current 24 7 Support article on IE 8 Click the Notify Me by Email if this Answer is Updated button in the article to get updates on Pearson s progress toward supporting this important release Internet Explorer 8 and Windows Automatic UpdateYou must opt in to install IE8 At the time of the Automatic Update you will see a Welcome screen that offers these choices Ask me later Install or Don t install When you are ready to install IE 8 simply click Install To opt out of IE 8 installation or to install it later click Don t install or Ask me later Note The Safari 2 0 and Netscape browsers are not supported in some MyLab products such as MyMathLab MyEconLab and MyAccountingLab See MyLab Requirements If you have earlier versions of these browsers you can download a newer version from the appropriate manufacturer s website For Firefox go to http www getfirefox com For Internet Explorer go to http www microsoft com For Safari go to http www apple com For Netscape Navigator go to http browser netscape com Netscape is no longer supported by AOL AOL and AT T Yahoo users You cannot view CourseCompass using the AOL or AT T Yahoo browsers You can however use AOL or AT T Yahoo as your Internet Service Provider to access the Internet and then open one of the supported browsers within AOL or AT T Yahoo to access CourseCompass Vista Firefox and Safari users Although the platform on which CourseCompass is built Blackboard 6 2 3 23 has not been certified by Blackboard for use with the Vista operating system and the Firefox and Safari browsers a subset of CourseCompass features have been tested with and do support the configurations shown in the preceding table Connection speedCourseCompass requires an Internet connection with a minimum connection speed of 28 8 kbps kilobits per second The faster your connection the faster you will be able to view this site and some of your course s content If you are experiencing slow download times you may need a faster connection In this case contact your school s technology department Browser settings Cookies and JavaScript optionsCourseCompass uses cookies and JavaScript technology Both of these features must be turned on in your browser and are usually turned on by default For instructions on how to view or change these browser options see your browser Help

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  • **Math 350 A-H Videos | IVC
    Education Orientation Blackboard Requirements FAQ Testimonials Alumni Academics Home Math Requirements Math Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Support Resources Student Resources Faculty Resources Technical Support Students Page Content Basic Math Modules MATH 350 A H Orientation ONLINE STUDENTS ONLY Please watch the Overview and the 8 step videos You do not need to come in to take this class You do all the work online including the final exam Please take your final exam before or on the last day of your class duration You will get credit if you score 70 or higher in the final exam You have to take the final exam in one sitting and without a calculator OVERVIEW INTRODUCTION GETTING STARTED GETTING READY ACCESSING YOUR MODULE WATCHING THE VIDEOS WORKSHEETS SELF TESTS FINAL EXAM TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM STUDENTS ONLY Please watch the 8 step videos You are required to attend your classes in person Please take your final exam on the last day of your class You will get credit if you score 70 or higher in the final exam You have to take the final exam in one sitting and without a calculator INTRODUCTION GETTING STARTED GETTING READY

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  • Student Resources | IVC
    Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Required Online Course Orientation General Information Required Online Course Orientation Overview Introduction to Distance Education Orientation New Students Distance Education Orientation Blackboard Requirements FAQ Testimonials Alumni Academics Home Math Requirements Math Special Instructions Math Course Campus Math 350 A H Math 350 Video Support Resources Student Resources Faculty Resources Technical Support Students Page Content Student Resources Online Student Readiness Tutorials Types of DE Classes at IVC DE Frequently Asked Questions IVC Blackboard Tutorials Generic Online Course Orientation Blackboard On Demand Learning Center Blackboard Basics YouTube Saddleback College Technical Requirements Student Email instructions FAQs How To Locate the Class Schedule and Catalog Office 365 free for students new Blackboard Collaborate System Check McGraw Hill Education Connect IVC Online Resources Technology Services Help Desk Online Registration Online Counseling Make an Appointment with Counseling Make an Appointment for Matriculation Testing Online Orientation To IVC IVC Library Online Library Databases Online Bookstore Financial Aid MySite Technical Support How To Login To Blackboard 24 7 Student Technical Support Available At 1 866 940 8991 Body Dr A Cathleen Greiner Dean of Online Extended Education T 949 451 5565 E cgreiner ivc edu O

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