HLTH200: Introduction to Women's Health Issues
Section: E1     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearIntersession 2018 / (4 weeks): Dec 15, 2017 to Jan 12, 2018
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Leah Robinson   Email: Leah.Robinson@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8443
Fax: 215-968-8452
Campus Location: GYM 107

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 3 - 5 hours every day for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Syllabus

A sample Course Syllabus is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. A Course Syllabus explains how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • Other special requirements may apply. Consult "Other Information about the Section" for details.

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.

Online

Your instructor will hold the orientation online using self-paced tools, email and/or discussions. (A self-paced orientation does NOT mean the entire course is self-paced.) You should plan to access your online course no later than the first day of the session. Failure to do so may jeopardize your grade.


Other

Your instructor will be handling orientation as indicated below.


Other Orientation Information
The MANDATORY orientation session for the course is online through the Canvas course space (Chat session is TBD). Students will have access to the orientation on the 1st day of classes. This orientation is self-paced. Students must successfully complete the online orientation quiz with a score of 9 (100%) to have full access to the course. There is also a required chat session, (chat session date will be announced in the student welcome letter, this letter is emailed to students BCCC email account 1 weeks prior to the start of course).

Accessing Your Course

Canvas (by Instructure)

Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Basics course space to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to access this space.

You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class. However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at bucks.instructure.com

  • Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
  • Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)

If you do not know your Bucks Username, you can retrieve it by using the Find Your Username Form. Enter your Name, Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) and either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security number, then click Submit. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.

Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.


Publisher's Website

This course will use a website developed by a textbook publisher. Specific details for accessing this website will be provided by your instructor.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

Thank you for your interest in HLTH200. I hope that you will benefit immensely from the many experiences you will have to explore various aspects of women's health. Please note that this course is an e-learning course through Canvas. ALL aspects of the courses (assignments, examinations, and postings) are completed online through Canvas. At least 1 week prior to the start of classes, a WELCOME EMAIL will be sent to all registered students BCCC email account providing additional information regarding the course and the course format.

Orientation: There will be a mandatory online orientation session for all students to complete once classes start. Students will have access to the course space and online orientation on the first day of classes. To complete the online orientation, the student must enter the course space and click on the "Online Orientation - Start Here" icon. Students must successfully complete the online orientation (e.g., score a 100% (9) on the quiz) to gain full access into the HLTH 200 course space. Students can retake the quiz multiple times.

This course uses a course management system called Canvas. Additionally, students are encouraged to view the Canvas Basics course space at https://bucks.instructure.com/courses/36545 (no login required) or the Bucks Online (Virtual Campus) for Canvas instruction at online@bucks.edu. Canvas Basics course space will assist students in understanding Canvas and e-learning course, additionally it will aid in the technological aspects of the course. For more information visit the Bucks Online homepage at http://www.bucks.edu/online.