Course Helps

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Getting Oriented

    • Visual Tutorials

    • Set timezone

      • Go to your profile (click on your name in the upper right corner). Under the "Edit profile" tab change the "Timezone" to your local timezone.

    • Where's the Syllabus?

      • The syllabus can be found in each course within the course navigation menu. Each section of the syllabus can be viewed online.

    • What kinds of technology tools do I need on my computer to access the course contents and features successfully?

      • Through your LAPU email account, you will have access to the entire suite of Google Apps for free.

    • Where can I find the academic calendar so that I know start/end dates for the term and which holidays LAPU recognizes?

      • The academic calendar can be found on the LAPU Course Portal (where you log in to access your courses) in the Resources section.

    • View deadlines/due dates

    • You can edit your student profile by:

      1. Clicking on your name in the upper-right corner of the LAPU Course Portal

      2. Then clicking Profile > Edit Profile and edit whichever fields you need.

Assignments

Turnitin Assignments

Gradebook

Messaging

Calendar

    • Calendar overview

    • Import/Integrate LAPU Online Course Calendar with Google Calendar

      1. In your course click Upcoming Events block > Go to Calendar

      2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Export Calendar"

      3. Choose: Option Export: Events related to courses for: Recent and Next 60 days

      4. Select the "Get Calendar URL" button to create a URL address

      5. Copy and paste the URL link in Google Calendar using the "Add using a link" instructions on this Google Help page.

    • Import/Integrate LAPU Online Course Calendar with Your Calendar Program Using .ics File

      1. In your course click Upcoming Events block > Go to Calendar

      2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Export Calendar"

      3. Choose: Option Export: Events related to courses for: Recent and Next 60 days

      4. Select "Export"

      5. Save the file on an accessible location in your computer (i.e. My downloads, or My documents)

      6. Follow the instructions for your specific calendar program to import the .ics file.

    • Add event to my calendar

    • Export calendar