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What’s New in Flexible Learning? Fall 2013

Did you Know??

  • There are over 150 online courses running this fall term at LC!
  • EET is now sending out a newsletter twice a month. Watch for it in your inbox to stay up to date with EET news and events!

New Handbook for Online Students!

  • Students’ Questions Answered! The new “Online Student Orientation Handbook” is now available for students to answer many of their questions on topics such as Angel, MyHorizon, LC Resources and Services, and much more! The handbook can be found in all ANGEL courses on the course home page under “DL Student Support”. It is also posted on the Portal under Online/Flexible Learning>Support.

Tech Tips

  • Elluminate Live! has changed to Blackboard Collaborate. With the latest version change, Elluminate Live! has now become Blackboard Collaborate. The improved features and interface have made it much more user-friendly. Ask us how you can incorporate web-conferencing into your online class!


  • Angel Help! If you are new to ANGEL, you can access the ANGEL Quickstart Guide to answer your questions and view ANGEL how to’s and tutorials.
  • New Online Students? Every student has access to a “Student Angel Orientation” which can be found under the student’s list of courses on Angel.  This will help them with basic skills such as navigating, communicating, and submitting an assignment in ANGEL.

Instructor Tips

  • Start of Semester Reminder! It is the beginning of a new semester, and there are a lot of things to remember when managing your online courses. Refer to the “Online Instructor “Pre-Semester Start-Up Checklist to ensure that you are a step ahead of your students.
  • Testing Changes? Please notify Testing Services of any exam changes at the beginning of each term. If no specific instructions are given by the instructor, invigilated exams stay open from the first to the last day of classes. If there is any change in testing dates or procedures, or an extension is needed for a student, testing services must be notified at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important Dates for 13SM

  • Sept 4- Fall Term Begins
  • Sept 11- Add/Drop Ends
  • Sept 24- Extended Drop Ends
  • Nov 8- Last Day to Withdras
  • Dec 6- Last day of Classes
  • Dec 9-13- Final Exams
  • Dec 18- Final Grades due in Web Advisor by 8:30am


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What’s New in Flexible Learning? - May 2013

Did you Know??

  • We now have over 200 online courses at Lethbridge College!
  • Many of our programs such as Early Childhood Education, FASD Education, and Criminal Justice are offered entirely online!

Tech Tips

  • Elluminate Live! is a web conferencing tool that instructors can use to connect with their students in “virtual meeting rooms”. The program gives you the option to voice, web, or video chat with your online students. There is also an interactive whiteboard where you can share a collaborative brainstorming session, or upload a presentation for your students to view! For more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


LCFA/SA Teaching Excellence Awards

LCFA/SA Teaching Excellence and Rookie of the year award recipients announced

Congratulations to Ryan Kaupp, Instructor, Heavy Equipment, and Murray Wiens, Instructor, Heavy Equipment Technician, this year's recipients of the LCFA/SA Teaching Excellence Awards. Congratulations also to Melanie Hamilton, Instructor, NESA, recipient of the LCFA/SA Rookie of the Year award. These awards will be presented at the President's Installation Dinner as well as the LCFA-sponsored Celebration of Excellence during the Refresh Conference. Thank you Ryan, Murray and Melanie for your commitment and excellence.

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