HLTH200: Introduction to Women's Health Issues
Section: E59     (eLearning)

About This Course

Semester and YearSpring 2011 / (15 weeks): Jan 19, 2011 to May 17, 2011
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)


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 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

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


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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, 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 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 Bb Vista. ALL aspects of the courses (assignments, examinations, and postings) are completed online through the Bb Vista course space. 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 Bb Vista. It is recommended that students take the Learning Bb Vista Student Orientation and the Planet Bb Vista Materials. Additionally, students are encouraged to attend the Online Learning Kickoff Event or schedule an one-hour workshops sponsored by the Online Learning Office. This programs will assist students in understanding Bb Vista and e-learning course, additionally it will aid in the technological aspects of the course. More information regarding the Kickoff can be found at http://www.bucks.edu/online/Kickoff.php OR visit the Online Learning homepage All of the recommended components (OL Kickoff Event, Learning Bb Vista Student Orientation, and the Planet Bb Vista Materials) contains information you will need in order to decide if your computer meets the minimal requirements for accessing the course. The materials also contain information on the proper browser settings that must be used with Bb Vista. If you are unfamiliar with Bb Vista please read the information and follow the links to find out about scheduled workshops/training sessions.