Taking an online course can be a wonderful experience allowing you to work on your course in the privacy of your own home during your own time. Taking an online course can also be overwhelming if you are not prepared. This orientation will give you the instruction you need to be successful in an online environment. When you have completed this orientation, you will be eligible to enroll in online courses at Murray State College.
So, you would like to be an online learner… What do you need to know to be successful in an online course? In this orientation, you will learn best practices to help you be successful in completing an online course. Here’s what this online course will cover.
To continue with your orientation session, you can click on the blue button at the bottom of the right side of your page. Turn to the next page to view online programs available through Murray State College.
Murray State college offers a wide variety of educational opportunities through our distance learning program. Meeting the academic needs of our diverse student population is important. The following programs are approved for 100% online delivery.
To complete your orientation session, continue to the next module. You will need to watch the videos provided in each module and read the information to help answer the quiz at the end of each module. Complete each quiz at the end of each module, and when you have completed the orientation session you will submit your name, date of birth, address, and personal email. This information will be placed in your student file to indicate you are ready for enrolling in online courses.
You must watch the video in it's entirety to move forward.
You need to make sure you can log into your email, blackboard, and access MyMurray. You should have access to these systems after 72 hours. If you can’t log into these systems, then you need to contact MSC IT HelpDesk at 580/387-7160 or by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. You may also access MSC YouTube or Blackboard Tutorials for instructional videos.
You will find your Blackboard, Email, and MyMurray Accounts on the MSCOK.edu Website. The same login and password will be used for all three systems.
Click on the red “EMAIL” button to access MSC Email
Your MSC student email is your *official* email address
Click on the red “MyMurray” button to access MSC MyMurray
MyMurray is what you use to check your bill, see your transcript and grades, etc.
Click on the red “Blackboard” button to access MSC Blackboard