Distance Learning Rules of the
become familiar with the LCSC policies and learn about how to best
communicate as an online student, read the rules below.
(How to have online
1. Treat others the way you would
like to be treated.
2. Check your spelling, grammar, and
3. Be clear and concise.
4. Avoid using ALL CAPS...people can
5. Think before you write.
online words are
6. Stay out of online arguments-some
things are better
communicated in person.
Additional guidelines on netiquette
can be found at the
Netiquette Home Page.
does your instructor want?)
Read the entire syllabus
for the class. Note the instructor's e-mail address and the
required materials. Instructors often put new information on their
sites. Check frequently and always use the refresh or reload button on your browser.
Follow the syllabus
schedule for assignment due dates and test procedures.
Do not assume you may begin your DL class or turn in assignments at
observe the same academic schedules as on-campus classes.
If you send materials by regular mail, make sure you allow enough
time, especially at the end of the semester. Since most of the class
work has to be forwarded to the instructor, all work should be in the
DL Office in
Lewiston 5 days before the end of semester.
information and student privacy)
The information you
provide electronically in your online course (such as e-mail,
forums, and chatting) can be retrieved and reproduced in ways
you may not have intended. Be aware of this in all of your
correspondence and be sure to exclude personal information you do
not want it to be available to others.
(How to know what
is going on)
It is LCSC policy to
as your official
campus e-mail. Students are responsible for maintaining and using their LC Mail account. It is the main communication
link between the
student and campus offices.
also have an internal email that some instructors use.
course mail is an internal mail system only and cannot be
accessed outside of a BbCE course. Please check with your
instructor to determine the preferred method of contact for that
LCSC STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
(How to behave properly as a student)
Taking online courses
is no different than campus courses when it comes to LCSC policy.
Student's should be familiar with the
in order to understand the rights and
responsibilities as a student.
(How to use technology appropriately)
The official LCSC
technological user agreement guidelines are located at the
you need extra help?)
If you need
course adaptations or accommodations because of a disability, please
contact Student Counseling Center.