In the event that routine work or academic functions are disrupted due to prolonged campus or building closures, you may find it necessary to work from off campus synchronously or asynchronously. The Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning provides this information for you to connect as students remotely so that learning can continue uninterrupted.
In preparation, you should make sure you have tested your access using the following equipment at home:
Be prepared! It’s best to know these options will work for you before you actually need them. Test access to your equipment and resources at home before the need arises.
Remember to check your BU email regularly. Your instructors are likely to send announcements through email as well as through the announcements in LMS Moodle. When communicating with your instructors, it is good practice to label the subject line with the course number, title, your last name, and a specific subject.
Log in to LMS Moodle to see the latest announcements, posts, and assignments for your courses. For help on the features in Moodle please see the online orientation demo as well as our FAQ for answers to common questions.
Student Knowledge base: Student Knowledge Base (How students learn how to use Moodle)
This quick tutorial will give you a basic idea of logging into Moodle and using the Course Zoom link to meet virtually.
This tutorial will show you how to record your session in Zoom. If you are using a free Zoom account, the recording will save to your computer as an mp4. This can then be submitted in Moodle.
MS TEAMS combines modern online meeting technology with persistent chat, file storage, and collaboration. To get started you can log in to Microsoft Teams from your web browser.
You can securely save files on your Brescia University One-Drive found in Office 365. Saving your files here allows you to share information with your instructor and other students, and you can access them from anywhere. Your BU O365 One-Drive offers unlimited storage space with your BU account. You can download the Microsoft Offices tools from O365 to use on your own computer. Microsoft Office includes PowerPoint, MS Word, Excel, and Publisher. These tools can be used on the web as well as on your desktop.
Not only can you search the library catalog to find articles, books, videos, and more at Brescia and worldwide, but the Father Leonard Alvey Library Libguide offers many resources to help you succeed as a student at Brescia University.