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Course Name: WCTC Canvas Student Orientation
Semester: Summer, Fall and Spring
Offering Format: face-to-face
General Course Schedule: varies
Course Description: This orientation course is designed to introduce new WCTC students to the Canvas online learning system that you will use to be successful in your courses at the college.
Learning Facilitator (Instructor)
Name: WCTC Staff
Once completed with this course, you should be able to:
- contact WCTC Service Desk for technical assistance when required
- login to the WCTC portal
- access, read, compose and reply to your WCTC student email
- access and browse content course in Canvas
Linked Critical Life Skill(s)
Waukesha County Technical College strives to help students reach their full academic and career potential. Six critical life skills are purposefully integrated into campus activities and coursework. These critical life skills are:
- Citizenship Skills: Demonstrate local and global awareness, social responsibility, and effective engagement with diverse populations.
- Communication Skills: Communicate effectively in personal, Academic, and professional interactions using appropriate modalities.
- Critical Thinking Skills: Evaluate pertinent information to reach an informed conclusion in personal, academic, and professional settings.
- Problem-Solving Skills: Solve personal, academic, and professional problems using disciplinary concepts and frameworks.
- Relationship Skills: Cultivate civil relationships to be effective in personal, academic, and professional life.
- Self-Management Skills: Apply methods of continuous personal, academic, and professional improvement.
Access to an Internet connected desktop or laptop computer
Required Technology-Related Skills
Ability to operate a computer and use a keyboard and mouse
Students requiring technical assistance may contact the WCTC Service Desk at (262) 691-5555 or via email at email@example.com. Additional technology support information is available online at wctc.edu/current-students/technology/.
This is an ungraded orientation
A 95 to 100
A- 93 to 94
B+ 91 to 92
B 87 to 90
B- 85 to 86
C+ 83 to 84
C 79 to 82
C- 77 to 78
D+ 75 to 76
D 72 to 74
D- 70 to 71
Assessment Feedback Guidelines
Students should typically receive instructor feedback on assessed activities submitted for grading within ## days/hours of the respective assessment's due date. Such feedback may be delayed in the case of unique or unforeseen circumstances or when denoted as such within the specific assessed activity.
This is a required orientation
Learning Environment Etiquette
WCTC maintains a Student Code of Conduct that governs student behavior and activities across all WCTC course offerings to foster a positive and welcoming environment for all learners. Please be sure to review the Student Code of Conduct to be aware of those expectations. Additional provisions related to course conduct and behaviors are as follows:
Personal Electronic Device Use
Mobile device usage is encouraged
WCTC Student Support Resources and Policies
Waukesha County Technical College has numerous resources available to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Detailed descriptions of these valuable resources and policies is available online at www.wctc.edu/syllabus/. Carefully review this information to learn and succeed at WCTC.
The information below is generated automatically by the Canvas Learning Management system based upon calendar items built within the course. This information is supplemental to that already provided above.
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