Orientation Instructions To continue with the orientation, please fill out all the following information.   First Name: Last Name: ID Number: Email: College:BrookhavenCedar ValleyEastfieldEl CentroMountain View Dallas Colleges Online Watch each video and answer the questions that follow. You will not be able to proceed to the next video until you have successfully scored an 80 or higher on each section. Note: No quiz questions follow the first video. Compatable with any browser, Internet Explorer Requres a flash plugin. Click here to get the flash plugin.
Orientation Instructions  Watch each video and answer the questions that follow. You will not be able to proceed if you score less than 80 on a section.
less than 16
more than 16
Incorrect. DCCCD flex term classes are classes that are less than 16 weeks
Identify the environmental effect leading to the spread of these inherited physical traits. Select the most likely evolutionary process involved in the appearance of the heritable physical trait described. Click “Next” to continue.
Academic Life Question 1 of 5  Flex term courses last ___________ weeks.
Fall and Spring
Academic Life Question 2 of 5  What terms (semesters) can DCCCD students take classes in?
May term and Winter term
All of the above
Incorrect. DCCCD students can take classes in fall, spring, summer, may term and winter term. You choose what best fits your life style.
Academic Life Question 3 of 5  Who is responsible for creating a meaningful learning experience?
Incorrect. Although we are here to help in any possible way, it is the student’s responsibility to create a meaningful learning experience.
You (the student)
Incorrect. The answer is true. If you are trying to balance a full-time job, home responsibilities, and life in general and you choose to attend DCCCD part time you should take between 1-3 courses.
Academic Life Question 4 of 5  True/False: A part-time student typically takes 1-3 courses.
Incorrect. The answer is 3 hours. It is important to crave out time to study and prepare for class.
1 hour
3 hours
2 hours
None of the above
Academic Life Question 5 of 5  If a student takes a 3 credit hour, face to face class, how many hours per week can they expect to be in the classroom?
Path to Student Success Question 1 of 7  In college the majority of your class work will be done _____________.
inside the classroom
outside the classroom
Incorrect. Remember the majority of your class work will be done outside of class. As a college student it is important that you manage your time so you can enjoy work, play, and school.
45 hours
6 hours
Incorrect. Sorry but the correct answer is 18 hours. Remember you need to set aside at least 3 hours of studying per credit hour. 6x3=18.
12 hours
Path to Student Success Question 2 of 7  If John goes to school part time, and takes 2 classes which equals 6 credit hours, how much time should John plan to spend outside of class reading, studying and completing assignments?
18 hours
your grade point average
Path to Student Success Question 3 of 7  If you do not drop a course within the allotted time period, you will receive an “ F ". This can affect ______________.
Incorrect. Before you drop a class you need to meet with an advisor or if you are financial aid speak with a financial aid call center representative. Dropping a class can affect your grade point average, academic standing, and your financial aid eligibility.
your financial aid eligibility
your academic standing
Path to Student Success Question 4 of 7 What DCCCD online service can be used to perform functions such as building a class schedule, looking up course descriptions, paying for classes, and reviewing?
Incorrect. Econnect is the place you go to build your schedule, pay for classes, and check your grades and much more.
Incorrect. eCampus is your virtual classroom. It is where you can to take your online class. Some instructors might use eCampus for their face to face class as well.
Path to Student Success Question 5 of 7  What DCCCD online service serves as the online classroom environment?
Make friends; meet with faculty after class
Path to Student Success Question 6 of 7  From the list below, select the 2 characteristics of successful students.
Incorrect. There are many factors that make students successful in college. Two characteristics are for you to set academic goals and recognize potential obstacles and seek help to overcome those obstacles.
Set academic goals; recognize potential obstacles and seek faculty guidance and help necessary to overcome them
Recognize potential obstacles and seek guidance and help necessary to overcome them; meet with faculty after class
Set academic goals; make friends
Academic advising
Path to Student Success Question 7 of 7  Which of the following services are offered at all DCCCD colleges?
Incorrect. Each DCCCD offers academic advising, journey to success mentor program, financial aid, and tutoring. Check out what other things your home campus might have to offer you.
Financial Aid
Incorrect. Only 100% online courses are offered completely at a distance.
Distance Learning Question 1 of 5  There are several types of distance learning classes: in what type of distance learning class is all content delivered through computers and/or multimedia?
Incorrect. The answer is false. Some online courses have on campus requirements. Check the type of online course you have registered for and make sure you are in the class that best suits your needs and learning style.
Distance Learning Question 2 of 5  True/False: All distance learning courses are offered completely online.
Good reading comprehension/computer skills
Distance Learning Question 3 of 5  To take distance learning courses, a student should have __________.
Incorrect. The correct answer is all of the above. As an online student you should have a good handle on reading and computer skills. It is also important that you understand time management, be self-disciplined and have reliable access to the Internet.
Reliable access to the internet
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Incorrect. Online learning/distance learning classes can sometimes be challenging for students. It is important to remember to communicate frequently with your instructor and other in your class. Persist or stay on top of your assignments and read all the information provided to you.
Consistent, practical, reliable
Communicate, persist, read
Distance Learning Question 4 of 5  For distance learning courses, what does CPR mean?
Distance Learning Question 5 of 5  What online tool should be used to access online course material?
Incorrect. You will access your virtual class you need to use eCampus (http://ecampus.dcccd.edu)
Faculty and staff
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 1 of 10  Who is ultimately responsible for your academic success?
Incorrect. DCCCD will provide you with all the necessary support and we are committed to help you succeed and meet your educational goals. Ultimately, it is you who moves your academic success forward.
This video
Visit with an academic advisor.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 2 of 10  Which of the following is not a step to being successfully enrolled in classes as a DCCCD student?
Complete an assessment test.
Visit with a faculty member.
Incorrect. Although you can ask a faculty member for advice and discuss you career and academic goals, to successfully be enrolled you need to visit an academic advisor, complete necessary assessment tests, register and pay for your classes.
Register and pay for classes.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 3 of 10  Before registering for courses, students should take time to think about their goals. Write down your goal for your first semester and be prepared to share this with your academic advisor.
Time commitments and responsibilities.
Time commitments, responsibilities and goals
Incorrect. As a college student, it is important to think about what commitments you have outside of school. Taking college courses requires a certain amount of time commitment, responsibilities, and setting clear goals for yourself.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 4 of 10 What should you consider before registering for classes?
All of the above.
Payment plan.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 5 of 10  In what ways can students pay for courses?
Incorrect. Students have options when it comes to paying for college classes. You can set up a payment plan, pay in full, or apply for financial aid.
Financial Aid.
Pay in full.
Incorrect. Payment due dates are always printed on your fee receipt. Check your fee receipt for your payment due date.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 6 of 10 When will your payment be due?
On the first day of class.
The due date on your receipt.
When you have accepted your financial aid award.
The instructor.
You, the student.
The cashier’s office.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 7 of 10  Who is responsible for making a payment by the payment due date?
Incorrect. You (the student) are responsible for making a payment by the payment due date printed on your fee receipt
The financial aid office.
Ask questions.
Figure it out on your own.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 8 of 10  If you have a question about any of the steps along the way to successful enrollment, what should you do?
Ask a friend.
Incorrect. The college is there to assist you in figuring out the steps to be successful in your college classes. It is important that you ask questions until you feel satisfied and confident about your college expectations.
Google it.
Assume that you will be awarded financial aid.
Incorrect. The very first thing you need to do if you plan to receive financial aid is to apply for financial aid by filling out a FAFSA form.
Apply for financial aid.
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 9 of 10  If you plan on receiving financial aid, what is the first thing you will need to do?
How to Register and Pay for Classes Question 10 of 10 What is the financial aid call center number?
Incorrect. To get your financial aid questions answered, please call 972-587-2599.
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