Learning Environment Essay

580 Words Apr 5th, 2015 3 Pages
Online Learning Environment Scavenger Hunt

Introduction
Learning how to navigate the online classroom environment is essential to your academic success. GCU’s Learning Management System (LMS) LoudCloud has many resources to help you become a successful graduate student.

Directions
View the LoudCloud Walk to Class Tutorial as well as search LoudCloud to find answers to the questions below. You should complete the guide while navigating the LoudCloud environment.

Part A: Answer each prompt

List the tabs and other items on the screen when you first enter a course in LoudCloud. home, calendar, tasks, resources, connect, reports, annoucements

From the course home page in LoudCloud, click on the “Resources” tab and then click on
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Under the Reports tab / Gradebook

Click on the “Resources” Tab in the classroom. Click on “Syllabus." What are all the different sections found in the Syllabus? Look at the “Overall” and “Current” sections of the syllabus. (Hint: they might be the orange sections on the left of the screen.)

Objectives
Topic Material

Assignments
Discussion questions
Participation
Details
Credit hours
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Course add ons
Topics
Grade scales
Policies
8) Click on “Library” under the “Resources” tab. Go to the Library website and find a time that a GCU Library Introduction webinar tour is available. Write down a time and date that one is offered.
March 3, 2015
5pm MST

Where are the topic lectures found?

Both A and B

In the Student Success Center located under the Resources Tab in Loud Cloud, which of the following is not found under the “Tools for Success” tab:
The Writing Center

What do Course Materials in Loud Cloud consist of?
Lecture Notes, Electronic Resources, and Other instructional Media

Where do you find the “Announcements" tab for a course in LoudCloud?
In the LoudCloud tool bar at the top of the classroom

What would you do if you wanted to ask your instructor a question in which you felt your classmates could benefit from the answer as well?

Post the question in the Questions to Instructor Forum

Looking at the Forum Section under the Tasks tab,