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
You will need to purchase both a text and the Bankruptcy Code for this course. You will also want to have access to Canvas for this Hybrid course. The text is BASIC BANKRUPTCY LAW FOR PARALEGALS, 2ND ABRIDGED EDITION; BUCHBINDER AND COOPER; PUBLISHER, WALTERS KLUWER/ASPEN. For the Bankruptcy Code, purchase THE PORTABLE BANKRUPTCY CODE AND RULES, 2013 EDITION or later, SALLY M. HENRY, EDITOR; PUBLISHER, AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION.
You will be reading a chapter in the text a week except when taking an online exam or attending our 3 face to face meetings where you will be reviewing the bankruptcy forms on the Best Case Bankruptcy Software. Online, there will be a focus or outline of the chapter material, along with power points, examinations and assigned projects. BE AWARE THAT ALL PROJECTS MUST BE COMPLETED THROUGH BEST CASE BANKRUPTCY SOFTWARE WHICH CAN BE DOWNLOADED THROUGH THEIR WEB SITE. I CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH A CD ROM TO DOWNLOAD BEST CASE BANKRUPTCY AT OUR FACE TO FACE MEETING OF 2/13 OR AT MY OFFICE DURING OFFICE HOURS AT PENN 335 IN NEWTOWN. WE WILL ALSO MEET ON 3/6 AND 4/17. WE WILL MEET AT 6:30 PM IN GATEWAY 205. YOU MUST HAVE ACCESS TO WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM AND THE INTERNET EXPLORER BROWSER TO ACCESS THE BEST CASE BANKRUPTCY PROGRAM.
Your grade in the course will be based on several written projects, online examinations plus credit for a required quiz to gain entry into the online portion of the course. Your projects may be submitted online from home. Examinations must be taken at one of the College's three testing centers.