Accessing Your Course
Your instructor has indicated the following:
web cam and microphone
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, 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
this link to see the book list for your course.
Other Information about the Course
This section of Effective speaking is campus free. All speeches will be delivered online from your home using a web conferencing tool, your webcam and microphone. This is not a good section to take if you have speech anxiety or are not fluent in the English language. You are required to have an eyeball camera on your computer and a headset microphone.
You will be required to be in front of your computer on three dates to deliver your speech ONLINE in front of your classmates. A live web conferencing system is used. For each speech there are 2 times, one in the evening and one during the day. Students are REQUIRED to make arrangements to virtually attend 1 date for each of the 3 speeches. Failure to attend all 3 dates will result in a failure of the class.
The dates are as follows:
Speech #1 - 9/28, 1-3:00pm, OR 9/30, 1-3:00pm.
Speech #2 11/9, 1-3:00pm OR 11/11, 1-3:00pm.
Speech #3 12/14, 1-3pm OR 12/16, 1-3:00pm.