Online Learning @ Laurier Requires Web Access
All online learning courses are administered online and require reliable web access. The amount of time required online will vary with each course. Some courses, for example, require students to log on periodically, others daily.
Online learning courses are administered using MyLearningSpace. Login guidelines are included in your Online Learning kit and are available from the MyLearningSpace Login Page
All course correspondence (e.g., notices from the Centre for Online Learning, course updates from your instructor) will take place using the MyLearningSpace communication tools. Students are responsible for being aware of online notices and for accessing their courses as required.
Courses may have the following features:
- Discussions (used primarily for student-to-student discussion)
- Online chat
- Instructor information
- Course schedule
- Term calendar
- Assignments/learning activities
- Online quizzes/tests
- Online course notes
- Companion site for text or CD
- Online syllabus
Laurier supports MyLearningSpace for the delivery of all online courses.
The minimum requirements for your system are a 56k modem and a standard Internet browser that is Java enabled.
To find out if the browser you are using is validated for use in MyLearningSpace, perform the System Check
Login guidelines and general information are available from the MyLearningSpace login page. Important information is also posted to the News section of your MyLearningSpace page. You are responsible for being aware of this information.