The Web Prep Course is a free online course in the Owens Community College Blackboard system that can help students prepare to participate in online or hybrid classes, discover your strengths and weaknesses as an online student, and learn about the Blackboard environment.
Students can self-enroll by logging into the Blackboard My Campus page at https://blackboard.owens.edu
No, but strongly recommended if you are taking an Owens online or hybrid class for the first time.
If you read all materials and participate in all activities, we estimate it will take between 30 minutes and 1.5 hrs.
No, the Web Prep Course will not be recorded as a graded course, nor will it appear in your transcript.
No. The NSO is a separate orientation designed for new Owens students. All degree or certificate-seeking students with less than 9 credit hours of transfer courses are required to take face-to-face New Student Orientation prior to meeting with an advisor and registering for classes.
On your Bb welcome page, you will see a short description of the Web Preparation Course with a link to self-enroll into the Web Course Preparation. Once you self-enroll and enter the course, you will see will be step-by-step instructions on how to proceed.
No, but the e-Learning Office monitors the discussion board where you can post questions.
No. You can take as along as you like to complete the course.
If you have taken web courses and have already used Blackboard, you may not need the Web Prep Course. but there is some information that is unique to Owens Community College.
For technical support, please contact the Owens Help Desk - firstname.lastname@example.org If you have other questions about the Web Course Prep Requirement or content, please call (567) 661-7988.