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.
|Date:||Saturday, August 31, 2013|
|Time:||12:00 - 1:00 pm|
|Location:||Penn Hall 310 (If your orientation is a face-to-face meeting, the orientation location is Newtown Campus unless otherwise indicated.)|
Your instructor will be handling orientation as indicated below.
Other Orientation Information
Please purchase your textbook(s) prior to orientation and bring them to our meeting. Canvas assignments will begin when we meet for orientation, students are encouraged to begin by reading Chapter 1 in Fuller/Larson text.
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
Please review "Canvas student tutorial" prior to attending orientation. There is no Canvas textbook access code required for this course. We will be using the Canvas INBOX for all communication in OADM150.E59 throughout this 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 to/from internet. OADM150.E59 weekly course schedule (available at Orientation) will include both computer concepts and computer software applications relating to the office environment.Two tests are scheduled and students will have the option to take their exams at Newtown, Bristol or Upper County Campus testing centers.
OADM150.E59 is an online e-Learning course, not a Total Lab course.I am looking forward to meeting you at orientation. Best regards, Anita Manders