Peggy Beck, Department of Mathematics
Dear Calculus Online Student,
Welcome to Calculus on the Web. I hope you find this course interesting and use this as an opportunity to acquire valuable skills for your future courses. Because of the nature of this course, it is important that you complete assignments on time.
Read this letter carefully.
This course runs from June 4 - July 25, 2007.
You will need to take three (3) exams on campus. You may also visit the campus to purchase your textbook package, or you may do so online at www.coursecompass.com. If you have any questions or problems, please feel free to call me (301-322-0458) or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your first stop should be at my home page: http://academic.pgcc.edu/~pbeck
To get orientation materials and other relevant course information, from my home page, click on the "MAT 241" button.
You should begin by reading the "Survival Tips" page, the "Important Dates" page, and the "Syllabus" page.
You will be able to access course
materials beginning June 1, 2007.
Our web course management system will be Blackboard 6.0. Although you cannot access the course materials site until June 1, you can access information about Blackboard 6.0 and take a self-guided, self-paced tour:
1. Go to: http://www.blackboard.com
2. Next click on "Demo" under Infrastructure Products.
3. Then read the Demo page and click on "Click here to begin"
Be sure that your speakers are on.
You will able to take a self-guided, self-paced tour of Blackboard 6.0
Please use the following guidelines when sending e-mail to me.
1. In the subject area, enter MAT 241 and clearly identify the topic of your message.
2. I will check my e-mail every business day (Monday through Friday).
Add your email to the Blackboard email list, which will create an e-mail list for the class.
Have a great semester,
Mrs. Peggy Beck,
Professor of Mathematics