Start Here Module

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Illustration / Graphic


The Start Here Module contains information that ensures students are successful from the beginning of the course. This module contains an Overview & Introduction, the Syllabus, Course Etiquette expectations, Technical Competencies, and a Learner Profile Survey. To provide clarity, these items are organized in Canvas using text headers to identify the various sections.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 1: Course Overview and Introduction
    • Objective: 1.1 Instructor uses course environment to provide clear and detailed instructions for students to begin accessing all course components, such as syllabus, course calendar, assignments, and other course materials.
    • Objective: 1.6 A list of technical competencies necessary for course completion is provided, identifying and delineating the role/extent the online environment plays in the total course.
    • Objective: 1.8 Instructor asks students to share or reflect on their own learning goals.


Additional Information

  • Material Type:  Illustration / Graphic
  • Author:   Kristina Victor, Instructor
  • Institution:  Sacramento State University
  • Date Created:  2021-07-25
  • Course Format:   Hybrid / Blended
  • LMS:  Canvas

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 1: Course Overview and Introduction
  • Standard: 1.1 Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components.
  • Standard: 1.6 Computer skills and digital information literacy skills expected of the learner are clearly stated.