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If you are enrolled in a NOVA Online course, your instructor expects that you already know how to:
Thousands of NOVA Online students have been successful, and you can be, too. Because there are few or no classes to attend, YOU are responsible for directing your learning. The following are a few suggestions to help you succeed in your course:
If you have a question, you can call the NOVA Online Hotline for assistance at 703-323-3347 or 1-888-4DL-NVCC.
NOVA Online staff members are available between 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday. If you are hearing impaired, call the V/TDD number, 703-323-3717.
Take this post-test to see how much you know about NOVA Online courses.
You registered for a NOVA Online online course and are anxious
to get started. Which of the following sources will provide
information on your instructor, the course login, and your
NOVA Online Newsletter
NOVA Online Web site
Taking a NOVA Online course requires certain
basic technical skills in order to successfully complete
a course. Which of the following skills are you most likely
to use in an NOVA Online course?
Using an internet browser to search for information on the web
All of the above
In order to take an exam at a NOVA campus Testing Center, what do you need to bring?
Your course registration form and photo ID
Your course registration form and exam pass
A photo ID and course exam pass
A photo ID and your course registration form
Besides basic technical computer skills, what other basic
skills should you have?
Reading and writing
Meeting deadlines on assignments and exams
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