LIBT 213 - Advanced Internet Searching

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Welcome to distance education at Cuesta College and the online version of LIBT 213 - Advance Internet Searching! This course is taught by Kevin Bontenbal and Del Chausse. This letter is to inform you of some important details prior to the commencement of this online class. Please read this letter carefully!

Important Note:

This course will be taught in Canvas. A few days prior to the beginning of class your instructor will send an e-mail to your myCuesta e-mail account with more information about how to access the class in Canvas.

All students receive a myCuesta e-mail that can be accessed through the myCuesta Portal (my.cuesta.eduLinks to an external site.). If you do not want to use this e-mail you can login into myCuesta and set this e-mail to be forwarded to any e-mail of your choice.

CLASS REQUIREMENTS

  • A working e-mail account and access to the World Wide Web.
  • Note: The textbook we will be using for Libt 213 (Advance Search Techniques) class is: Ernest Ackermann & Karen Hartman. Searching and Researching on the Internet and the World Wide Web. 5th Edition - ISBN: 978-1-59028-242-7

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin. This is a free plugin that enables you to read the course readings. If you do not already have this plugin, you can download it at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.htmlLinks to an external site..
  • Basic computer experience.

COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS

  • Current Web Browser: Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer (Mac or Windows).
  • Computer Specs: Power Macintosh or Windows (Pentium) computer with at least a 200 Mhz processor speed and a minimum of 64 MB of system RAM (memory).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin - This is a free plugin that enables you to read the course readings. You can download the plugin at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.htmlLinks to an external site.
  • Basic computer experience.

Introduction to Distance Education

If this is the first online course that you have taken, and you feel that you may not have the necessary computer skills to succeed, you might consider taking DIST 101. DIST 101 is a half unit, 3-week course that will introduce you to some of the basic technologies that are used in online courses. Check class finder for DIST 101 to get the CRN and register now.

If you have any further questions prior to the first day of class, please feel free to e-mail Kevin Bontenbal (kbontenb@cuesta.edu).

Sincerely,

Kevin Bontenbal and Del Chausse
Instructors, LIBT 213

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