Do I have to take the Online Learning Readiness course to take an online or hybrid
course at OCC?
Yes. You must successfully complete this course in order to register for online or
Do I have to take the Online Learning Readiness course to take a remote course at
If you are enrolling in a remote course, it is not mandatory that you take the Online
Learning Readiness Course, although some instructors may recommend it for their students.
Do I have to take the Online Learning Readiness course every semester before registering
for online or hybrid courses?
No. Once you successfully complete the Online Learning Readiness course, you do not
have to take it again.
How long does the course take to complete?
This is a self-paced course so you may log in whenever it is convenient for you to
do so. You can log out of the course and log back in, and complete Lessons 1-10 modules
in any order you like, although we recommend that you complete the lessons in sequential
order, 1 through 10.
Note: If you do not complete the course before the course end date (listed in your course
schedule), you will have to register for the next session of the course, which will
start the following day. You will have to start the course from the beginning.
What am I required to complete in the course?
You must complete the Course Introduction module, and Lessons 1-10 modules with accompanying
What score must I achieve to receive a passing grade?
You must pass each of the quizzes with at least a 75% to successfully pass the course.
Note: You can take each one as many times as you need to obtain a passing score.
Why can't I see the module quiz?
You must complete all topics in a module in order to gain access to that module's
What happens if I don't receive a 75% or higher score in the course?
You must continue to retake the quizzes until you pass with a 75% or higher score.
What happens if I do not pass the readiness course before the course's end date?
If you do not successfully pass the Online Readiness course before the end date, you
will have to register for the next session of the course, which will start the following
day. You will have to start the course from the beginning.
How will I know when I have successfully passed the course?
A News item will be posted on the Online Readiness Course Home page when you have
successfully completed the course with a score of at least 75% on each quiz. You will
also see your quiz scores in your Grades area in the D2L course site.
When and where will I see my official passing grade?
Passing grades will be posted on the next business day after successful completion
of the course. The "P" (passing grade) will be available on the DIST 1000 page under Grades on the Student Menu in MyOCC (you must be logged in to your account to see the Grades link).
For how long will I have access to the course after I have successfully completed
You will have access to the course up until the end date of the session for which
you registered (listed in your course schedule).