LTAT 330
INTRODUCTION TO D2L - LTAT 330 (1/2 unit)



Are you Ready?

LTAT 330 is designed to familiarize students with the Desire2Learn online learning environment. Students will learn to effectively navigate and utilize the Los Rios Desire2Learn system for online coursework. Topics may include hardware and software requirements; using a word processor or other software to review and submit class assignments; effective online communication skills and strategies; use of online assessment tools; critical thinking in the online environment; ethical online behavior; and emerging learning technologies.


Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300; with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 Hours LEC


Hybrid Class - Required on-campus class meeting for orientation. The remainder of class time is conducted online.

LEARNING OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of the basics of online courses and the online environment.
  • demonstrate an understanding of online course equipment needs.
  • utilize the features of an online course management system.
  • demonstrate an understanding of effective communication strategies in an online course.
  • apply standards of ethical behavior in the online environment.
  • utilize online assessment tools.
  • evaluate appropriate use of emerging learning technologies.

No textbook required. Plan on attending an orientation if you would like to add the class.