LWA’s Classrooms Offer:
— A Forum for Introductions — Posting you picture is optional, but encouraged. Pictures make cyber connecting more personal.
A note about uploading pictures: After you have written your intro, scroll down and click on Add (just below the content box).
In the new screen, you’ll click on Upload a file (on the left).
Click on Browse, select your photo, and click on Upload this file.
Last step: Scroll down and click on: Post to Forum. Taa Daa! You uploaded your picture.
— A Forum for Each Assignment — Drop by the forum and click through classmates’ responses for that assignment. Instructors provide feedback on each assignment.
To post your assignment or comment, scroll down and click on Add a new discussion topic.
- your assignment or comment in the new comment box.
If you want to paste something, click on the little T in the middle row of the editor (the three rows of symbols). Just click once. It allows you to paste as plain text which honors your formatting. It’s a toggle switch. If you click twice, you turn it off.
Click on Reply (below all posts) to share your input and encouragement.
— Q & A Forum for Lectures — Post a question, the instructor will answer.
— Print Link for Lectures — Click to access a well-formatted copy of the lecture to save in your files and print.
— Latest News — Instructors update class members on lectures, assignments, etc. You’ll see a block on the right labeled: LATEST NEWS.
— Camaraderie! If you enjoy meeting other writers, our cyber classrooms offer lots of opportunities to rub cyber shoulders and exchange cyber smiles.
— Ongoing Access to Lectures and Class Posts — Nothing is in real time. You can visit the classroom 24/7. Students work the course around their schedules.
— Optional: Lurk and Learn — No one has to post their assignments. You may lurk and learn. You’ll find lots of learning opportunities in the assignment forums.
— Slipping Behind and Catching Up — If life interferes and you slip behind on the lectures, you can download the lectures anytime during the class and read them later.
— Questions? — If you have questions about the course, ask Lisa Miller. If you have questions about anything related to Lawson Writer’s Academy, please contact Margie Lawson.