Ch 1: Getting Started with

About This Chapter

In this chapter, your employees will get an orientation to's online learning resources. Assign this chapter to your employees to get them quickly acquainted with our course objectives, mobile apps, exams and more.

Getting Started with - Chapter Summary

If you're planning to use as a learning and professional development resource at your organization, have your employees work through this introductory chapter to learn how to get started with our courses. The chapter includes video and text-based lessons that examine's College 101 course objectives, as well as the functions of our mobile app, course assignments and proctored exams. You can assign this chapter to your employees at any time, and it's accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: The chapter gives employees an overview of how to get the most out of's courses, apps and supplemental resources.
  • Provides a student orientation: Inside the chapter, employees will be guided through all of's course features.
  • Improves testing skills: Employees who finish the chapter will take away strategies for preparing for and taking our online proctored exams.

Skills Covered

By the end of the chapter, your employees should be able to:

  • Recognize's College 101 course objectives
  • Get started with's college courses
  • Use's college course mobile app
  • Complete and submit required course assignments
  • Prepare for and take proctored exams

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Getting Started with
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
College 101 Course Orientation & Objective

1. College 101 Course Orientation & Objective

Hello, and welcome to! Before you jump into your first real course on the path to earning your bachelor's degree, we wanted to take some time to introduce you to our site features and give you a taste of our college course content. This introductory course will teach you how to use and how to prepare to take our college courses.

Getting Started with's College Courses: Student Tour

2. Getting Started with's College Courses: Student Tour

Hello and welcome to's College Accelerator! In this video, we'll give you a quick tour of so that you have everything you need to get started.

How to Use the Mobile App for College Courses

3. How to Use the Mobile App for College Courses

This lesson will explain how to make full use of the mobile app to take and study for college courses on the go. This tutorial will have you using the app in no time!

Completing & Submitting Required Assignments in Courses

4. Completing & Submitting Required Assignments in Courses

Learn how to tell if the course you're taking has any required assignments. If it does, you'll need to finish them before your course can be marked as complete! This lesson will cover where to find your assignments, how to submit them, and recommendations for completing them.

Preparing for & Taking a Proctored Exam

5. Preparing for & Taking a Proctored Exam's proctored final exams are the gateway for you to pass your course and earn transferable college credit. This lesson will help you understand when you're ready to take an exam, how to study for it, and what the technical requirements for an exam are.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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