Virtual Learning Centre

Online Course Tutorial

Practice skills for online learning with our free Online Course Tutorial. Learn to navigate through an online Blackboard course, submit an assignment, send an e-mail, start a discussion, take a quiz and review your grades. By the end of the tutorial you will be ready to take any online course that interests you!

The tutorial is self-guided, but you will be able to contact the administrator if you have questions. You will find step-by-step instructions that walk you through an online course, the tools you will need and how to use them. You will also find helpful tips to help enrich your online learning experience. The online course tutorial is non-graded.

When and How to Register

These tutorials run on a continual basis. Once you have registered you remain in the course until the end of that term, after which time the tutorial is closed. You do not have to register at the start of the semester in order to take this tutorial course. We recommend taking five hours to complete the tutorial; however, you can work through the content at your own pace.

Subject code: XONT 10001

Summer Semester
Available July 2 to Aug. 31, 2020 (on-going registration open to Aug. 21)
CRN 70063 - Register

Fall Semester
Available Sept. 1 to Dec. 18, 2020 (on-going registration open to Dec. 11)
CRN 90096 - Register

How to Get Started

Once you have registered in the tutorial, your account will be created within 24 hours. You must activate your account before you can log in.
Click here for further instructions or type the following url into your Chrome browser:

You're ready to start learning!