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ID 201 Transition Success Online Programs: Week One: Getting Started

This guide is designed to help transfer students make a successful transition to Limestone University.

Week One

ONLINE CLASSES -The online degree program at Limestone University makes it easy for those who aren’t able to attend traditional college programs in their area. Courses offered in the online program have the same content as those taught in traditional courses. Online courses are designed for students to take classes at any time and any place, which makes it easier to fit pursuing an education into a busy life. 

Canvas Tutorials

 

You can access Canvas by using the Quick Links from any Limestone University web page https://www.limestone.edu/ 

You can also gain access to helpful Canvas tutorials from your Canvas Homepage at https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Video-Guide/tkb-p/videos

Another great access point for helpful
tutorials is in The Halo at  http://portal.limestone.edu/ICS

Canvas & Email

Materials to review for Canvas & Email, week 1. 

Evening and Online Orientation - Virtual Tour

Professional Development - PathwayU

image of student studingPart of the reason you came to Limestone University was to prepare yourself for life beyond college. That’s why our Center for Professional Development is committed to providing an array of services to assist you wherever you are on your career path. Whether you’re seeking your first job or transitioning into a new field, we’re here to help.

Use of PathwayU helps you understand what you have to offer, examine what you may need to be satisfied in your career, and identify open positions that might be a match for you.

Steps To Success

  • 1 - Attend every class.
  • 2 - Be organized.
  • 3 - Manage your time well.
  • 4 - Be successful in the classroom.
  • 5 - Take good notes.
  • 6 - Know how to read a textbook.
  • 7 - Study smart.
  • 8 - Use test taking strategies.
  • 9 - Reduce test anxiety.
  • 10 - Know about and use available services.

Email

Ask A Librarian

This webpage has a list of Frequently Asked Questions students may find helpful: 

Ask A Librarian

Study Skills

Materials to review Study Skills & Time Management Skills for week 1. 

If you are experiencing problems with our guides, please contact Janet S. Ward, jward@limestone.edu, Associate Professor and Web Services Librarian.