Module 1 Introductions Activity 1: Course Overview

This activity has 4 tasks:

  1. Locate the Syllabus, Course Guide, Assignment Guidelines, and Course Policies (the video on the ‘About this Class’ home page will help you find these items)
  2. Read the Syllabus, Course Guide, Assignment Guidelines, and Course Policies
  3. Use Hypothesis (I explain how to use Hypothesis in this video  — you will have to log into Hypothesis to create an account) to write 1 question or make 1 comment on each document 
  4. After reading the Syllabus, Assignment  Guidelines, Course Policies, and Course Guide for ECE 209-S, answer the following Scavenger Hunt questions:
  1. What paper(s) is due for ECE 209-S?
  • When is the paper(s) due?
  • How many points is the paper(s) worth?
  1. How many points do you need to earn to pass ECE 209-Seminar?
  2. How many points can you earn for:
  • Completing modules and activities?
  • Completing the Babies handout?
  • Completing a Tri-semester survey?
  • Completing the Group Zine?
  1. What do you have to do to receive credit for a paper or project?
  2. What will you do in the Group Zine project?
  3. When is the work due each week for ECE 209-Seminar?
  4. What week will ECE 209-Seminar focus on Communicating with Families?
  5. What should you do if you have a technical issue with OpenLab and cannot post or respond to posts by 11:59 PM on Thursday?
  6. What are the ways you can get in touch with me?
  7. What is the focus of ECE 209-Seminar?
  8. How does ECE 209-Seminar connect to ECE 209-Lecture?


Module 1 Introductions Activity #2: Being Successful Online Classes



After watching the videos answer the following questions:


  1. What techniques do you plan to use to be successful in this online class — at least 1 technique should be from the video.  
  2. What challenges could prevent you from using the techniques? 
  3. How will you deal with those challenges? 


Identify a colleague who identified at least 1 technique that is different from 1 you listed.  In your reply, explain if the technique the colleague identified would apply to you, and how.