HLTH120N: Nutrition
Section: E60     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring 2014 / (15 weeks): Jan 22, 2014 to May 19, 2014
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Dana Wells   Email: Dana.Wells@bucks.edu
Phone: (215) 968-8451

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Format

A sample Course Format is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. Course Formats explain how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • There are no special requirements for this course

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is optional.

Other

Your instructor will be handling orientation as indicated below.


Other Orientation Information
This course requires one to be a self-directed learner. The students must have a working knowledge of Bucks County Community College’s eLearning format, appropriate computer skills and experience in an online learning environment. Course assignments are equivalent 42 hours of seat time in a face to face lecture. One must recognize there are components of a course , such as content, skill level, foundation knowledge, and technical proficiency that are required to be assessed and met in a course, cannot be changed, and are expected from the student. Successfully demonstrating these components, reading and understanding the syllabus and meeting all course deadlines are the responsibly of the student. This includes asking for clarification, when needed, and engaging the professor to support your success. Online course activities are different from in class experiences in that they are a student centered, instructor facilitated learning experience. Therefore it is the responsibility of the student to take an active role in the learning experience. It is also the student’s responsibility to: • have adequate computer access • have working knowledge of the eLearning platform to fully participate in all online course activities and assignments (discussion boards, exams, chat rooms - when required) • be able to download course materials • read of all posted announcements • read and respond to emails • access your grade book • have the ability to submit assignments to drop boxes • participate in all other activities the eLearning platform required by the instructor to ensure successful completion of all course objectives and associated assignments

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 start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at bucks.instructure.com

  • 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.


Other Technologies

Your instructor has indicated the following:

my diet analysis


MyNutritionLab

Your course is using MyNutritionLab, which requires the purchase of an access code. This code is usually packaged with a new textbook, but may also be purchased separately from the MyNutritionLab website if it is not included with your book.

Information about MyNutritionLab can be found at http://www.mynutritionlab.com. Please check the systems Requirement page to verify your computer compatibility.

Your instructor will provide an additional course code you will need to access your specific course.


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 department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.