Essay about Navigating the Online Environment Guide

1330 Words Mar 17th, 2013 6 Pages
Online Learning Environment Navigation Guide

Introduction
Learning how to navigate the online classroom environment is essential to your academic success. GCU’s Learning Management System (LMS) LoudCloud and the GCU Web site have 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 first 9 questions below. Search the GCU Web site for answers to the second set of 10 questions below. You should complete the guide while navigating LoudCloud and the GCU Web site.

Use this completed guide to assist you when completing the “Navigating the Online Learning Environment Quiz” due at the end of Module 1.

LoudCloud
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Click the Technical Support link listed under the Support Services section. What information can be found under Technical Support? -Student success webinars-tutorials-faq’s-turnitin-taskstream-tech requirements-manage you passwords-comment on our service-contact us-email tech support

4. On the Home page, click on the Contact Us tab which is located just above the home page footer. This is where you can locate phone numbers and addresses of the colleges, the main GCU switchboard, and the Student Services offices. List the phone numbers of the following departments located in the Student Contact Information section: • Career Services-1.602.639.6606 • Center for Learning Advancement-1.602.639.8901 • Academic Advising-1.800.800.9776 • Finance Counselors-1.800.800.9776 • Office of Academic Records-1.800.800.9776

5. On the Home page, notice the icons on the top right header area. What are the other icons listed next to the“[pic]” for the GCU Facebook page? -Twitter, you tube, linkedin, google, gcu blogs

6. On the Home page, click the Student Life tab located at the top. Scroll down to the Living on Campus section, then click on Wellness Center. What is the Health Center’s official name? -Cooke health and wellness center
7. On the Home page, click the About Us tab located at the top. What is the vision and mission statement for Grand Canyon University?
-Grand Canyon University prepares