OADM105: Administrative Office Procedures I
Section: E59     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearFall 2014 / (15 weeks): Aug 27, 2014 to Dec 19, 2014
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Anita Manders   Email: Anita.Manders@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8339
Fax: 215-504-8509
Campus Location: Penn Hall 405

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 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:
  • Mandatory orientation at the Newtown campus

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is recommended.

On-Campus Meeting

Your instructor has scheduled an independent orientation for this course, as specified here.

Date:August 30, 2014
Time:12:00 - 1:00pm
Location:Penn hall 310 (If your orientation is a face-to-face meeting, the orientation location is Newtown Campus unless otherwise indicated.)

Other

Your instructor will be handling orientation as indicated below.


Other Orientation Information
Pre-requisite OADM140 with C or better; or permission of department. Purchase your textbook and please bring it to our important course orientation session -- all semester work will be completed online. A one-time Orientation will be held on Saturday, August 30 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Penn Hall 310. Students who are able to attend orientation are often more successful in this course, as the details and procedures can be easily addressed in person.

That said, if it is impossible for you to attend this orientation E-mail Professor Manders ASAP Anita.Manders@bucks.edu


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, 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.


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

It will be helpful to review the 'canvas basics' prior to orientation, please purchase your textbook and bring it with you to our meeting.

We will be using the Canvas INBOX as our communication for OADM105.E59 throughout the semester. Students will need access to a computer with MS Office 2010 software and a CD ROM drive to read the student data disk. Students should be able to upload/download files within Canvas.OADM105 weekly course schedule (available at Orientation) will include textbook assignments relating to the office environment.

Test schedule and details will also be discussed at orientation. OADM105 is an online e-Learning course, not a Total Lab course.

I am looking forward to meeting you at orientation. Best regards, Anita