Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.
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.
Your instructor will be handling orientation as indicated below.
Other Orientation Information
You will complete the online orientation in the Start Here Menu of your Canvas space. You must complete the Start Here Module before beginning your course work.
This must be completed by Thursday, January 18th
Instructor's Welcome Page
Your instructor's detailed information page (referred to as
a "welcome page") is:
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
Log in to your Canvas course space at
- 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.
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
this link to see the book list for your course.
Other Information about the Course
This is an online class. The orientation for this course is an online orientation completed through Canvas. The orientation is available the first day of classes, Wednesday, January 17th
Students who are unfamiliar with Canvas, are encouraged to complete the Canvas Basics Tutorial prior to the start of classes at https://bucks.instructure.com/courses/36545
Students will be completing Projects, Assessments and a Final Project via Canvas.
You can purchase your book from both the bookstore or our online bookstore. The book is Benchmark PowerPoint 2016 ISBN # is 978-0-76387-272-4. This includes Text, E Book and Workbook. Make sure that your book is the BENCHMARK series, PowerPoint 2016, authors, Rutkosky, Roggenkamp, Rutkosky.
You will need Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 software. If you do not have this you can download Office 365 from the Bucks website.