ITAL111: Elementary Italian II
Section: E51     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearSummer II 2014 / (6 weeks): Jul 7, 2014 to Aug 14, 2014
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Karolina Bandurski   Email: Karolina.Bandurski@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-504-8500 Ext: 6802

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 13 - 20 hours per week 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 Format

A sample Course Format is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. Course Formats explain 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:
  • There are no special requirements for this course

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.


Accessing Your Course

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.


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, go to WebAdvisor. Select Account information (upper right hand corner of the screen) then select What's My User ID? and follow the prompts. You will need to provide your last name AND either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security #. 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 department directly.

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


Other Information about the Course

Students should be able to listen to mp3s, windows media player files, open word documents,power point presentations and pdf files (Adobe Reader). The text for the course is Sentieri (Vista Higher Learning, 2011). Students must have the text and the Supersite/Websam passcode; this is the package available in the bookstore. Students who wish to purchase the book elsewhere, or directly from the publisher, must do so early enough to have the book for the first day of class.

Sentieri Volume Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea ©2010 | Paperback | Vol. 1-228 pp., Vol. 2-458 pp. | 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"

http://www.vhldirect.com/Store/product/Volume-1-Student-Edition-Lessons-1-6-w-Supersite-WebSAM-passcode,957,681.htm

978-1-60576-786-4 Volume 1 Student Edition (Lessons 1-6) w/ Supersite & WebSAM passcode

Students MUST have reliable high speed internet, a computer with a headset and microphone (available in electronic stores). They should also be comfortable using computers. This course is NOT for those who feel nervous or uncomfortable with online environments.