eCOLLIN LEARNING CENTER ONLINE ORIENTATIONS SCHEDULED

To ensure that students who are registered for the spring semester are prepared to be successful with their online learning experience, they are encouraged to check out all of the different resources of the eCollin Learning Center (eLC), which assists students in the online environment and using technology in the classroom, at http://online.collin.edu .

Furthermore, if you are new to using Blackboard or taking an online course for the first time, here are two free, valuable tools to help prepare you for the start of the spring semester:

  1. SmarterMeasure Quiz http://online.collin.edu/AreYouReadi.html
  • The SmarterMeasure Quiz is a web-based tool which assesses a learner’s likelihood for succeeding in an online learning program.
  1. “What’s Next?” Online Orientation http://online.collin.edu/Orientations.html
  • You have a choice of taking this introduction to online learning in any of these three formats:
    • Online – Available anytime and anywhere you are
    • Live Online Webinar – The convenience of online with the benefit of real-time interaction
    • Face-to-Face Open Labs – An opportunity for personalized support

In addition to the aforementioned resources, students who are registered for the spring are encouraged to participate in one of the following orientations. Registration for an orientation is required. To register, visit http://online.collin.edu/Orientations.html . For more information, contact the eCollin Learning Center at elc@collin.edu or 972.881.5870.

 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (Webinar Version)

Location Information: Online at http://collin.wimba.com/ in the e-Learning Center – Student room. NOTE: Make sure to go online in advance to make sure your computer is set up correctly and that you’re able to navigate to the appropriate room online.

 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (Webinar Version)

Location Information: Online at http://collin.wimba.com/ in the e-Learning Center – Student room. NOTE: Make sure to go online in advance to make sure your computer is set up correctly and that you’re able to navigate to the appropriate room online.

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan.19

Preston Ridge Campus, H-121 (Heritage Hall)

9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75035

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (On campus, open lab version)

5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22

Spring Creek Campus, L-257 (second floor of the new library building)

2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas 75074

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (On campus, open lab version)

5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23

Spring Creek Campus, L-257 (second floor of new library building)

2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas 75074

5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24

Spring Creek Campus, L-257 (second floor of new library building)

2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas 75074

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (On campus, open lab version)

6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (Webinar Version)

Location Information: Online at http://collin.wimba.com/ in the e-Learning Center – Student room. NOTE: Make sure to go online in advance to make sure your computer is set up correctly and that you’re able to navigate to the appropriate room online.

5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28

Spring Creek Campus, L-257 (second floor of new library building)

2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas 75074

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (On campus, open lab version)

5-7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28

Central Park Campus, LA-232 (second floor of library building)

2200 W. University Drive, McKinney TX 75071

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (On campus, open lab version)

 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29

Event Description: eLC Online Orientation (Webinar Version)

Location Information: Online at http://collin.wimba.com/ in the e-Learning Center – Student room. NOTE: Make sure to go online in advance to make sure your computer is set up correctly and that you’re able to navigate to the appropriate room online.

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