Thank you for your interest in Life and Health - HLTH 103. I hope that you will benefit immensely from the course as we focus on healthy behaviors and engaging in a positive lifestyle. Please note that this course is an eLearning course through Canvas. ALL aspects of the courses (assignments, examinations, and postings) are completed online through the Canvas course space. At least 2 - 3 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.
Orientation: There will be a mandatory online orientation session for all students to complete once classes start. 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 103 - Life and Health course space. Students can retake the quiz multiple times.
This course uses a course management system called Canvas. It is recommended that students review the Canvas Basics course found at https://bucks.instructure.com/courses/36545 (no login required). Students are encouraged to contact the Technology Learning Center for assistance in understanding Canvas and eLearning courses. Additionally, it will aid in the technological aspects of the course. The Canvas Basics course contains information on how to navigate in Canvas and the tools you will use.
Title : Access to Health, 12th Edition
Author: Rebecca J. Donatelle
Publisher : Pearson-Benjamin Cummings
Additional textbook (not required, strongly recommended) Access codes to course compass. Published by Benjamin Cummings.
Communication: The course is designed so that you, the student, can benefit from various methods of communication with the instructor and your fellow students. This means that you will be required to participate in various chat sessions, and utilize the numerous internet methods to communicate, send assignments, take tests and quizzes, and perform your own research. Remember, your success in this class will be directly linked to your utilization of the various tools available to you.
Course Requirements: Some things that will be required for your effective participation in this course are the following items:
- Access to a Computer with Internet Access
- Active participation in on-line discussions and chat sessions
- Timely completion of required examinations and class assignments. NO LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED! (ALL ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE COURSE SPACE)
Please note: The orientation chat session is on Sunday, 12/29/2013 from 8 - 8:30 in Canvas.