From Meteorology to Mitigation: Understanding Global Warming

Getting to Know You


Now that you have had a chance to learn about the course and the online learning environment, you need to introduce yourself and to get to know the rest of the class. Please complete the activities below and then continue with the remainder of the Course Orientation.


What you need to do...

  1. Introduce yourself and meet the rest of the class!
    Please use PERSONAL INTRODUCTIONS discussion forum in Canvas to post and read self-introductions. To access the discussion forum:
    • Go to Canvas.
    • Click on the Home link.
    • Locate Course Orientation: Personal Introductions discussion forum.
    • Post a new message containing your personal introduction:
      • Where are you located?
      • What is your major and year?
      • Why are you taking this course?
      • If you want, share your interests outside school/work.
    • View other students' postings to learn more about them.
    Need more help using discussion forums? Review the Canvas discussion forum directions.
  2. Complete the Initial Course Survey
    This survey contains questions about you and your expectations for this course. You will NOT be graded, however, participating in this survey is considered in your final course grade. To access the Initial Course Survey:
    • Go to Canvas.
    • Click on the Home link.
    • Click on the link to the Course Orientation: Initial Course Survey and complete the survey.