Online Learning Readiness Course

This course is a mandatory prerequisite for students wanting to enroll in online (ONL) or hybrid (HYB) courses. No exemptions are allowed or equivalencies accepted.

This course is also recommended, but not required, for students whose lecture and lab courses [not online (ONL) or hybrid (HYB)] are moving to remote instruction in response to the Coronavirus.

Important

A one-time, successful completion of the Online Learning Readiness course is required prior to being able to register for online or hybrid courses at OCC.

Refer to an online or hybrid course's Section Information to find any additional requisites.

DIST 1000 Online Learning Readiness 0 Credit Hours

In this no-cost prerequisite course, you'll get a hands-on peek at what a real online course is like in OCC's learning management system, D2L. You will be taken through the main features of D2L, and you'll get a clear picture of what it takes to be successful in an online class. This course also includes topics ranging from time management to technology skills.

Register and Complete the Course

You do not have to be a student taking online or hybrid courses in order to register for DIST-1000, the Online Learning Readiness course. This course is helpful for any student whose instructor is using D2L.

  1. Log into MyOCC.
  2. Click the Students menu.
  3. Click the Register for Online Learning Readiness Course, complete the steps for enrollment, and Submit.
  4. Check your OCC student email account for your course registration confirmation.
  5. Wait one business day for your enrollment to be added to the D2L system.
  6. Log into D2L and successfully complete the course.
Important

Your enrollment into the D2L course is processed on the next business day. Wait one (1) business day before trying to access the course in D2L.

Locate Your Grades

In the Online Learning Readiness Course

  1. Log into D2L.
  2. Enter the Online Learning Readiness course.
  3. Click on Grades located on the top navigation bar.

You must achieve a grade of 75% or greater for each quiz in order to pass the course. On the Grade Items page, you will find a list of the quizzes. If you score less than 75% on any of the quizzes, you may review the lesson again and retake the quiz until you reach 75% or better

It takes one business day for your passing grade to be posted to MyOCC at which point you can register for online or hybrid courses.

In MyOCC

A passing grade of "P" posted must be to your MyOCC profile before you can register for online or hybrid courses.

Did you wait 1 business day?

It takes one (1) business day before your passing grade is posted to MyOCC from D2L before you can register for an online or hybrid course.

  1. Log into MyOCC.
  2. Click on the Students button.
  3. Under the Academic Profile section, click on Grades.
  4. Select the Annual Year (i.e. 2019AY) in which you successfully completed the DIST-1000 course and then click Submit.
  5. If you passed, you'll find a 'P' in the Final Grd column for the DIST-1000 course.
What grade should I find in the Final Grd column?
  • If you find a 'P' this means you passed and can now register for online and hybrid courses at OCC!

  • If the final grade field is empty but your grades in D2L show you passed each of the 10 quizzes with 75% or better, wait one (1) business day for the passing grade to be posted to your MyOCC profile. Check again the next business day for the passing grade.

Course FAQs

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 hybrid courses.

Do I have to take the Online Learning Readiness course to take a remote course at OCC?

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 quizzes.

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 quiz.

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 it?

You will have access to the course up until the end date of the session for which you registered (listed in your course schedule).

CONTACT US

Registration
Contact Enrollment Services if you need help registering.
Phone  248.341.2280

Academic Affairs
Email onlineready@oaklandcc.edu