Resources for online learners

Online doesn't mean on your own

万博APP在你的大学任期内为全国的在线学习者提供支持. From your first inquiry about a program to your final semester, student services staff members are consistently on hand to guide, advise and assist you.

本概述概述了万博APP提供的服务类型,并描述了这些服务如何帮助您实现您的教育目标:

Technical support

  • The Help Desk 提供虚拟呼叫中心、聊天机器人、各种基于web的教程等等. 
  • Can't log in? Call the technology Help Desk (330) 972-6888) or send email helpdesk@rawfoods-livingfoods.com 
  • 每天24小时,每年365天致电1-877-325-7778 Brightspace支持或使用 Live Chat inside Brightspace. 
  • You can also watch Brightspace tutorial videos.

Academic support services

  • Academic Advisement Center |学术指导中心可以帮助你做出有效的学术和职业决定.
  • Accessibility |万博APP认识到自己有责任创建一个机构,让残疾学生有机会成功. 任何学生认为他/她可能需要一个住宿基于残疾的影响,请联系无障碍办公室- 330-972-7928 (v), 330-972-5764 (tdd) or access@rawfoods-livingfoods.com
  • Adult Focus is an academic support service for adult learners. Any student, regardless of age, 谁的主要生活角色和责任独立于大学存在,并在危机或压力时期优先于学生的角色被认为是一个成年学生.
  • Bookstore | Students can buy books online through 万博APP's online bookstore.
  • Inclusive Excellence |包容与公平办公室的目标是提高万博APP包容性万博APP承诺的影响, leading to wider understanding and greater success for all students.
  • Library | Students can electronic journals, periodicals, books, magazines, and even contact a librarian online with 万博APP's online library.
  • Tutoring. Online tutoring is provided through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative. Students have access to online tutoring in: anatomy & physiology; calculus; chemistry; math (through calculus ii); and writing. Visit the Bierce Writing Commons for more about eTutoring and other tutoring options.

Student support services

  • Career Services 职业服务中心的专业人员会努力为你安排一个与你的职业目标一致的实习或全职职位. Services include career exploration, resume review, job search assistance, interview training, and more.
  • Counseling Services 具有不同文化背景的执业心理学家和博士学员通过远程心理学提供心理咨询和心理治疗. This site provides electronic resources and videos for study skills, test taking skills, and career development.
  • Financial Aid | Our financial aid team is here to answer your questions by phone, email, chat and one-on-one appointments.
  • Scholarships | Every year, 万博APP students receive more than $260 million in financial assistance. More than 80% of our undergraduates receive some form of financial aid to lower tuition costs. Learn more.

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Get ready for online learning

To be successful in an online class, 你必须自律,愿意定期与你的同学和老师互动. 你必须有一台可以上网的电脑,你必须能够使用电脑和网络进行基本的活动,如发送电子邮件和完成在线研究.

Do you have the necessary computer skills and hardware and software?

即使是最优秀的学生,如果他们没有必要的工具,也不会在网络环境中取得成功. Rest assured, you don't need to be a computer wizard to succeed. 在本页下方,万博APP描述了万博APP使用的软件,你可以通过观看视频来感受它.

Time management

一些在线课程的学生表示,在线课程比传统大学课程需要更多的时间. Many online students also report that they learn more and work harder. 在在线课程中,你需要自我指导的时间管理技能才能获得成功.

花点时间制定一个时间表,以满足你对每门课的期望. Prioritize your work. What due dates are coming up first? Make a smart decision about how to best spend your time. 

Experience counts

在线学生表示,第一节课通常是最难的. Not only will you learn the course material, 但你也将学习如何在在线学习环境中沟通,以及如何管理你的时间. 在你完成你的第一个在线课程后,在线学习的机制将成为自动的.

Communication

在传统的课堂上,你的问题通常可以立即得到回答. 然后你或你的同学可以要求澄清或提出后续问题. 在在线学习环境中,您经常进行异步交流. You can and should ask questions, but there may be delays between each step of the communication process. For this reason, 如果你尽早开始学习,特别是尽早开始你的作业,你将会是最成功的.

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Smart strategies

New to online learning? No problem. Here are some tips to succeed in an online course.

Stay engaged!

You are not alone! 你将能够通过电子邮件与你的同学和老师交流, discussion and possibly even web conferencing. 您的讲师将张贴关于可用和推荐的交流工具的说明. Collaboration is a large component of most online classes. Collaboration is a proven strategy to improve learning. 参与课堂交流将是你成功的关键!

Take care of yourself

Stay healthy by getting adequate rest, nutrition and exercise. Keep a growth mindset as you adapt to new circumstances. 你的成功既与你的努力有关,也与你的能力有关.

Stay organized!

老师每周可能会发布新的内容,你可能会有活动要完成. How will you do that? When? 在线的学生有更多的自由计划,但也有更多的责任记住计划. 看看你的日历,把你每周的在线课程时间加到你的日历上.

Team up with your friends and classmates

想办法联系你的朋友和同学,互相帮助,完成你的工作. Find ways to meet with student groups online in weixin, Facebook groups, GroupMe, Microsoft Teams, or your preferred communication tools. All students have free access to Microsoft Office 365.

Manage your environment

Find a space that is comfortable and allows you to focus. This can be your home base for coursework.

考虑使用手机或电脑上的“请勿打扰”功能,就像在校园里上课一样.
Learn how to study better here!

Technical support is available

The Information Technology support desk, helpdesk@rawfoods-livingfoods.com or 330-972-6888 can help you resolve any computer problems. 你怎么知道是联系支持中心还是联系你的教练?

  • 如果你需要课程主题方面的帮助,比如写论文,联系你的导师.
  • If you need help submitting the paper you wrote to that instructor, or you cannot log in, contact the IT Support desk.

在某些情况下,您可能需要联系软件供应商以获得最佳的技术支持. For more information, check out learning resources.

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Software for online learners

This section offers tips and advice for Brightspace, Office365 and Panopto — software students use to learn online.

Brightspace

  • Brightspace is the software 万博APP uses to host online courses. 讲座、讨论、作业和测试都通过Brightspace进行. Login to Brightspace
  • Learn how use these resources: Brightspace Resources for Students
  • Need help in Brightspace? Call Brightspace support at 1-877-325-7778 at any hour. There is also an online chat option in Brightspace. 

Microsoft 365

Office 365 微软的云订阅服务是否集合了当今人们协作方式的最佳工具. 它将Excel和Outlook等一流应用程序与OneDrive和Microsoft Teams等强大的云服务相结合, Office 365 lets anyone create and share anywhere on any device.

As a member of The University of Akron, will be able to access Office 365 for free. Students can use Office 365 for up to one year after graduation. Office可以安装在Mac或Windows PC上,也可以安装在iOS、Android或Windows Mobile设备上.

Panopto

Panopto is a popular tool that many instructors use to record lectures. 如果你的老师正在使用Panopto,你可以在Brightspace的课程内容中找到链接. No software is required to view the lectures. Tips on getting the most from Panopto lectures can be found at the Panopto Support site.

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