Web Course Features (Students will be required to use):
Online Chat/Virtual Classroom
Other audiovisual files (e.g., Flash, Java, wav, mp3, avi, mov)
Required Online Chat; Times, Dates and frequency of Online Chat Sessions: Students must check the Blackboard site on a daily basis to(Monday - Friday) to assure that no required assignments or evaluations are missed.
Unit exams and quizzes must be completed on the dates assigned during the hours announced via the syllabus and as updated by the instructor. Students who fail to do so may receive a "0" for the exam or quiz.
All exams will have time-limits once started and may be password protected. The time-limit for an exam or quiz will begin as soon as the link is clicked. If you close your browser, the timer will NOT stop until the item is submitted. Unit exams and quizzes must be attempted without the use of textbooks, internet sites or other resources. Deadlines will be strictly enforced. Unit Exams will provide limited feedback. The final exam will provide a "score" only. Students should complete all quizzes and exams using a broadband dependable connection.
On-Campus or ITV(KTLN) meetings: Times, Dates: Exams will open at 8 a.m. on Monday and close on Friday at 8 a.m. on Friday during the week they are assigned.
Special conditions for tests such as designated locations or proctors: Until informed differently by the instructor or ITDS, (updated)Firefox must be used for all online assessments. Internet Explorer continues to generate occasional errors upon test submissions. The browser must have updated versions of Flash and Java. We will inform you here when this is corrected.
Exams MUST be completed on the dates at the times assigned. Failure to be aware of posted dates and times will NOT be accepted as an excuse for missing exams or quizzes.
Time Limit Penalty - for persons exceeding time limits for quizzes or exams
*0 - 5 minutes past time limit = no points are deducted from student's score
*6 - 10 minutes past time limit = 10 points are deducted from student's score
*11 - 20 minutes past time limit = 20 points are deducted from student's score
*21 - 30 minutes past time limit = 30 points are deducted from student's score
*31 - or more minutes past time limit = no credit will be awarded
Printed Textbooks: Required Texts:
Medical Terminology, A Short Course, Chabner, W. B. Saunders Company (6th edition)
Required Software: Firefox (Internet browser), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash Player, Java, a Media Player (for commonly used Internet video and audio files); a sound card with speakers