Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.
Your instructor has scheduled an independent orientation for this course, as specified here.
|Location:||Penn318 (If your orientation is a face-to-face meeting, the orientation location is Newtown Campus unless otherwise indicated.)|
Other Orientation Information
Please try to familiarize yourself with Canvas before coming to orientation. You will have access to learning materials through the Bucks website by logging into Canvas with the same login as your student email.
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, 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
2 tests and final must be taken either in the testing centers (Newtown, BRCT, and Upper County) on a walk-in basis or at another site with instructor approved proctor.
This course continues with Java, so if you previously took CISC115 in C++ please contact me before signing up
To get a better idea of what needs to be covered at the
orientation, I would appreciate it if you would e-mail me
with the following information :
Please check my home
page (http://www.bucks.edu/~chenk/index.htm) for more information about me and to view the
Basic Course Information for this class.
What Office components (if any) do you have (Word, Excel,
Have you used Canvas before?
What programming languages do you know (experience
What degrees/relevant work experience (if any) do you