UNV 504 Week 1 Assignment Navigating the Online Environment Scavenger Hunt

UNV 504  Week 1 Assignment Navigating the Online Environment Scavenger Hunt

 

Learning how to navigate the online classroom environment is essential to your academic success.

  1. Review “Navigating the Online Scavenger Hunt” and search LoudCloud to find the answers.
  2. Complete the scavenger hunt while navigating LoudCloud.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

Online Learning Environment Scavenger Hunt

 

Introduction

Learning how to navigate the online classroom environment is essential to your academic success. GCU’s Learning Management System (LMS) LoudCloud has many resources to help you become a successful graduate student.

 

Directions

View the LoudCloud Walk to Class Tutorial as well as search LoudCloud to find answers to the questions below. You should complete the guide while navigating the LoudCloud environment.

 

Part A: Answer each prompt

 

  1. List the tabs and other items on the screen when you first enter a course in LoudCloud.

 

 

  1. From the course home page in LoudCloud, click on the “Resources” tab and then click on “Classroom Policies.” What do you need to do to make sure you are properly participating in the online classroom?

 

 

  1. Under the “Resources” Tab in LoudCloud, click on the “Student Success Center;” under the “Writing Center” tab click on the “Style Guides and Templates” link. Read through the APA 6th Edition Style Guide and APA 6th Edition Template (without Abstract) Why do you think academic writing requires such strict formatting?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Under the “Resources” Tab in LoudCloud, click on the “Student Success Center.” Under which tab in the Student Success Center can you find official Microsoft Tutorials for their software products?

 

 

  1. Under the “Resources” Tab in LoudCloud, inside the “Student Success Center,” click on the “Tools for Success” tab at the top. What video might be most helpful to you under the “Success Webinars” section?

 

 

 

  1. From the course home page in LoudCloud, find where you can see your current grade in the course.

 

 

 

  1. Click on the “Resources” Tab in the classroom. Click on “Syllabus.” What are all the different sections found in the Syllabus? Look at the “Overall” and “Current” sections of the syllabus. (Hint: they might be the orange sections on the left of the screen.)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Click on “Library” under the “Resources” tab. Go to the Library website and find a time that a GCU Library Introduction webinar tour is available. Write down a time and date that one is offered.

 

 

 

 

Part B: Highlight the correct response

 

  1. Where are the topic lectures found?
  2. The Syllabus
  3. Course Materials
  4. Main Forum
  5. Both A and B

 

 

  1. In the Student Success Center located under the Resources Tab in Loud Cloud, which of the following is not found under the “Tools for Success” tab:
  2. The Writing Center
  3. The Basics
  4. First Year Experience
  5. Success Webinars

 

  1. What do Course Materials in Loud Cloud consist of?
  2. Lecture Notes, Electronic Resources, and Other instructional Media
  3. Computer, Internet, and Software
  4. Pens, Paper, and Books
  5. The Syllabus, Discussion Forum, and Student Success Center

 

 

  1. Where do you find the“Announcements” tab for a course in LoudCloud?
  2. In the LoudCloud tool bar at the top of the classroom
  3. The Calendar
  4. The Syllabus
  5. The instructor emails them to you at the start of each week.

 

 

  1. What would you do if you wanted to ask your instructor a question in which you felt your classmates could benefit from the answer as well?
  2. Send him or her a personal email
  3. Post the question in the Main Forum
  4. Post the question in the Individual Forum
  5. Post the question in the Questions to Instructor Forum

 

 

  1. Looking at the Forum Sectionunder the Tasks tab, which section is not listed in Loud Cloud?
  2. Main Forum
  3. Question to Instructor Forum
  4. Assignment Forum
  5. Individual Forum

 

  1. Where are the weekly topic learning objectives found?
  2. On the Calendar
  3. In the Syllabus
  4. In the Main Forum
  5. Under the Tasks Tab

 

  1. Where is the syllabus found in Loud Cloud?
  2. Under the Calendar tab
  3. Under the Resources tab
  4. In the Main Forum
  5. Under the Tasks Tab