Navigating the Online Environment Guide
Learning how to navigate the online classroom environment is essential to your academic success. GCU’s Learning Management System (LMS) LoudCloud and the GCU Web site have many resources to help you become a successful graduate student.
View the LoudCloud Walk to Class Tutorial as well as search LoudCloud to find answers to the first 9 questions below. Search the GCU Web site for answers to the second set of 10 questions below. You should complete the guide while navigating LoudCloud and the GCU Web site.
Use this completed guide to assist you when completing the “Navigating the Online Learning Environment Quiz” due at the end of Module 1.
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