Whether you are a new or continuing student at NETC, we sincerely hope that you will find your online course interesting and rewarding. If this is your first online course, you should ask yourself these questions:
If you answered “yes” to these questions, you’re a good candidate for online courses. If not, you should discuss your selection with your advisor and consider traditionally offered classes or distance learning classes offered at one of NETC’s four campuses.
Next, be sure that you have access to the equipment needed for an online class. If you do not own a computer, you may use college equipment (during the operating hours of the college) or make arrangements to obtain needed equipment and services.
The first thing you should know following your registration for an online course is your instructor’s name, phone number and email address. This information is posted in each class’ “Instructor Information” block.
Courses show the weekend before the first Monday of class in Moodle. It is required that you contact your instructor during the first five days of class via email or by posting your introduction. In some cases, the instructor or online course development coordinator will contact you during the first five days of class. However, DO NOT WAIT. Find out who the instructor is and make sure there is contact between you and the instructor during the first five class days. You can call (843) 921-6959 or (800) 921-7399, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for this information.
You must have access to appropriate computer technology (which is described in each course syllabus) and the appropriate passwords and course information to access the course. Be sure you test your access to get online to your course information. If assistance is needed, contact your instructor or online course development coordinator immediately. Email Marc Weiss: email@example.com.
You may communicate with your instructor by email, chat rooms, discussion boards, mail, telephone or campus visits.
There are several ways you may take tests. Your instructor will provide information regarding course assessment (testing, grading, class projects, etc.) via e-mail. The instructor may grade some assignments you submit by e-mail. You may be required to visit campus for a proctored test. The instructor will announce schedules and deadline for testing. Each student is responsible for making an appointment with the Success Center at NETC, if proctored testing is required. Call the Success Center at (843) 921-6958 or 1-800-921-7399. You do not have an appointment until you receive an e-mail reply.
If you have a concern about the instruction, the instructor, the technology or your grades, follow this process for resolving your concerns.
NETC Library: Whether you are taking classes on campus or online, Northeastern Technical College's library provides a large collection of research and support information for you. You can find the library in the 500 Building on the Cheraw campus, or access the library's catalog and database online.
Student Resources: If you need services such as counseling, tutoring, or assistance with your academic records, contact the Office of Student Services. You can e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (843) 921-6933 or (800) 921-7399. Be sure to notify the Office of Student Services if you change your name, address or phone number.
Students receiving financial assistance (including grants, scholarships, VA benefits) must be aware of their obligations regarding the financial award and penalties for paying back unearned monies. The new Earned Aid policies affect your aid. If you withdraw from class or completely withdraw from the college, your aid may be affected, based on Satisfactory Academic Progress regulations. You may be liable to pay the college for overpayments. Make sure you are aware of all policies that affect your aid. Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance for policies or more information: (843) 921-6939 or (800) 921-7399.
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