online classroom offers
the following features and benefits:
Simple to Use With Just a Web Browser
All you need to participate is a personal computer that is set up to surf the web. You can use any standard web browser to access your online courses. The online classroom is available 24/7 exclusively via the Internet. No downloads, no installation, just click and go!
Course Documents and Assignments
Each course offered through the online classroom has a set of course documents that are available to students at all times. Typically, students access the course syllabus, summaries of reading assignments, multimedia presentations, and other information related to the courses.
Students also pick up and submit assignments using the online classroom tools.
Tests and Quizzes
All of the tests and quizzes are provided in the online classroom. Depending on the course, tests and quizzes normally contain multiple choice, true/false, short answer, or essay questions. Many test and quizzes are automatically graded, so you will find out almost immediately if you passed.
Each instructor-led course has a main discussion
forum in which instructors pose questions for
the students to consider and debate. Instructors
also participate in the discussions and provide
Students may also
use these forums to ask specific questions
about the course topics. Your understanding of the
course materials will be greatly enhanced by
participating in this dialogue among instructors
Students can communicate directly with their
instructors (in instructor-led courses) or other students via email.
This form of communication is ideal for more private correspondence.
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