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Spring, 2005


Professor Edward R. Hickey

Spring 2005

Dear Online Student,

Welcome to Terrorism on the Web.  I hope you  find this course interesting and use this as an opportunity to acquire another skill for your portfolio.  Because of the nature of this course, it is important that you respect and honor your views as well as the views of your peers.  

Read this letter carefully.  This course runs from January 24 to May 16.

There is no required on-campus orientation; however, orientation is scheduled the evening of Friday, January 21. Participation is strongly recommended.  All orientation materials are on the Internet. The only required trips to campus are to purchase your  textbook package and take the mid-term and final examinations.  If  you have any questions or  problems, please feel free to call me 301-322-0753 or send me an email at ehickey@pgcc.md.usYour first stop should be at my home page:  http://academic.pgcc.edu/~ehickey

Course Materials

You will be able to access course materials beginning January 21.
The URL for this course is:  http://pgcconline.blackboard.com
You will need a Username and Password to "Log In."

Once you log in you should begin by reading the "Syllabus" page, the "Start Here" page.

Your first initial, first 3 letters of your last name, and the 2-digit month and day of your birth date. 
For example, if your name were Jane Lawrence, born on January 31, your username would be:     jlaw0131

Password:   Your Social Security number (no spaces and no hyphens)
For example, if your social security number is 123-45-6789, then your initial
password is 123456789

You can change your password after you logon. Click on "Personal Information" in the Tools frame and then click on "Change Password."

    E-Mail Policy

    Please use the following guidelines when sending e-mail to me.

      1.  In the subject area, enter Course Title such as (MGT 266) and clearly identify the subject of your email.

       2. I will check my e-mail every business day (Monday through Friday).

       3. Homework assignments will be returned within ten days.

      Please send me an e-mail from the account that you will use for this course.  Send your e-mail to ehickey@pgcc.edu I will create an e-mail list for the class.

Have a great semester,

Edward R. Hickey, Professor of Criminal Justice
Prince George's Community College