2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIS 103 Online Learning: Getting Started (2 credits)

Prerequisite Regular access to the Internet and familiarity with Web and E-mail.

Course Description
Through an introductory online experience, the student will learn about how online courses work and the personal preparation required for successful learning online. Topics covered include technical preparation, navigating the online course environment, online relationships, and how online learning differs from face-to-face instruction. The class will help students identify when and how online learning is best incorporated into their educational activities.

Student Outcomes
1. Access and navigate an online classroom. (A, B,C, D, E)
2. Review classmates’ work, communicating ideas and opinions constructively in online classroom activities and discussion forums. (B, D)
3. Compare the characteristics of face-to-face and online instruction. (B, C)
4. Determine personal relevance of social trends in online learning. (B, C)
5. Identify personal motivational strategies for successful online learning. (B, C)
6. Demonstrate basic productivity software skills, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint. (A,B,C D)
7. Follow written instructions. (B, D)
8. Write clearly, using acceptable grammar, complete sentences, punctuation, etc. (B, D)
9. Contribute to the creation of a collaborative online learning community (A, B, D)
10. Use Web-based search tools and library resources to gather information. (B, C)

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