Student Web Scavenger Hunt Essay
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Log on to the new University of Phoenix eCampus web page located at: https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/portal/portal/public/login.aspx. Explore the resources available on the site and use them to answer the following questions.
1.What are the six “Other Math Labs” available for study in the Center for Mathematics Excellence? (Hint: Click on the “Running Start Link.”)
Aleks Math Refresher
Introduction to Statistics
2.Which three reviewing services are available to students through the Center for Writing Excellence?
WritePoint takes 2 hours
CWE Review takes 4 days
Plagiarism Checker takes minutes – use a free tool to check for plagiarism
3.Which resource in the Tutorials & Guides section of the Center for Writing Excellence “offers tips about how to format using APA style according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition)”?
Samples – APA Sample
4.What are the two required writing manuals for University of Phoenix students? APA Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Gregg Reference Manual
1.What are the three major article databases found in the University Library?
2.Name three specialized article databases in the University Library. ACM
Digital Library American Health Line Bio-Med Central 3.What link would you click to ask a question of the University of Phoenix Librarian? Under University Library, look on the left side under other resources, and then click on Ask a librarian COURSE INFORMATION
1.From your student Web site, how do you access your reading assignments for this course?
Open Resource, Click on which week
Go to Classroom
Go to Materials
Scroll down to the readings
Click on which reading you need
Click either read book online or
Click download eBook
2.What chapter from the text Keys to College Studying is part of the reading assignment for Week Two of this course? Keys to College Studying is not our textbook. Chapter 1 of our textbook talks about modes of learning, multiple intelligences, and learning styles. Chapter 9 talks about diversity.
3.Where on your student Web site will you be able to find your schedule and course grades?
Go to Schedules and Grades or
Under Home tab, go to Quick links on the left side, then go to schedules and grades
1.What six documents are contained in the “Toolkit Essentials” section of the Learning Team Toolkit?
Learning Team Handbook
Online Campus Learning Team Handbook
Guide to Completing the University of Phoenix Learning Team Charter Learning Team Log
Learning Team Evaluation
Learning Team Charter
2.According to the Learning Team Toolkit section, “Why Learning Teams?” what are the four essential functions filled by Learning Teams that are especially beneficial to working adult learners? Create collaborative learning environments in which working adults can share the practical knowledge that comes from their life and work experience. Improve the quality of shared projects and assignments.
Serve as vehicles for the kind of shared reflection through which adult students make sense of and apply new knowledge. Provide a sense of community and support that is invaluable in helping working adults cope with the challenge of balancing school with other life demands STUDENT SERVICES
1.What is the phone number for University of Phoenix technical support? (Hint: Use the “Help” button in the top right corner of the page.) 877-832-4867
2.Where can you find information about who to contact for questions regarding student disabilities? Under the Program tab
University ADA Policy or
Student Disability Handbook
3.What three National Testing Programs does the University of Phoenix award credit for? College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Defense Activities for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Excelsior College Examinations
4.Name one form of misconduct in the Student Code of Conduct. (Hint: Click on Publications > Student Catalog) Actions, oral statements, and written statements which threaten or violate the personal safety of any member of the faculty, staff, or other students.