Section 0, Unit 1:  Introduction, general aspects
 
Section 0:
Activities
Abilities
Terms to Review
Holistic
Eclectic
Asynchronous
Self paced instruction
 Course Contents
Activities
Go to your computer and access Professor Longoria’s asynchronous learning portal at http://www.fiu.edu/~longoria/self-p/ . Click on Visit the Virtual Classroom Website. It is important that you take a complete tour (do not skip any page) of the Virtual Classroom to make sure that you understand how the course is organized before the semester gets any further. Not everyone may be suited to a course like this, if you have to make a change do it now. 

Review the list of DO's and DON'Ts for this course.
You are required to submit your Student Learning Agreement (SLA): Students are required to set their goals and discuss desired outcomes. You are required to submit a narrative (an electronic questionnaire) of your expectations in this class within the first two weeks of classes.
Practice the navigation throughout the website of this class
Work with e-mail use the email in this course
Review the suggested method for studying in this class study for this course
view the Assignment list
Review the process of Submitting Assignments
Visit the Participation Forum and send an entry
Review the syllabus

Read the Statement of Understanding between Professor and Student