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Online Readiness

Welcome to the SPCC Digital Online Learner Orientation!

To help you be successful in distance learning courses, South Piedmont Community College has designed this online learner orientation course. The goal of this orientation is to provide you with access to as much of this information as possible so that you will be successful in your distance learning studies. This information is critical to your success in distance courses, so please take the time needed to view the entire orientation. By completing this orientation, you should expect to:

  • increase your preparation and comfort level in online courses;
  • become more proficient with course delivery software;
  • find appropriate assistance to resolve any questions that you may have or technical problems that might arise and;
  • understand the expectations of your instructors and your responsibilities as a distance student.

The first link above contains the modules and assessments required in this Online Learner Orientation.

The second link above includes useful videos to introduce you to the Moodle course management system used at SPCC

To return to this page at any time, click the “Online Readiness” at the left of the page.

TO BEGIN THE ORIENTATION, PLEASE CLICK ON EACH “MODULE” BELOW

When you are finished with a set of modules, you should take the self-assessment for that section.

Module 1: Types of Courses at SPCC

Module 2: Keys to Success in Distance Education

Module 3: Distance Education Frequently Asked Questions

ASSESSMENT: DISTANCE LEARNING READINESS

Module 4: Moodle Login Screen

Module 5: Moodle Interface Layout

Module 6: Moodle Discussion Board Etiquette

Module 7: Technical Skills Required for Distance Education

ASSESSMENT: DISTANCE LEARNING TECHNICAL SKILLS

Moodle Tutorial Videos

Please click on each video to view the tutorial.

These videos are meant to teach a learner how to perform basic operations and activities within the Moodle platform. Click on the tutorial to view the video, or click “download” to save a copy to your computer.

Tutorial 1: Logging in to SPCC Moodle
Tutorial 2: Submitting Assignments in Moodle