Historical processes of Puerto Rico
Welcome! This course is part of the General Education Program. Its objective is to explore the economic, political and social processes of the history of Puerto Rico. It is a course of three academic credits and is a requirement for all high school students.
To take this course, you must have availability of a computer and internet connection. In addition, you must have the following knowledge of educational technology:
• Read and write
• Use of Blackboard
• Internet search
• Computer skills
• Communication by email
This course is completely online. This knowledge is basic and easy to learn. If you are not sure of your knowledge of educational technology, you can contact or visit the Center for Information Technology (CIT), where you will find highly qualified personnel who will kindly take you through the process in a very short time. Also, when you take an online course, it is necessary to enter at least once a day to check if there are messages and at least three times a week to study and work with the material.
There will be a textbook required to use with online resources. Each teacher will use their own grading system. Evaluation criteria could include assignments, exams, assignments, forums and a variety of tasks with terms that you must meet. It is very important that you read the information of the file and the instructions that are published in the Blackboard.
It is possible that the first thing you will see when opening Blackboard is the Browser, or the link at the top right. This Browser will automatically check your computer to see if it has all the programs and applications you need. Applications such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, Windows Media Player and Flash Player are free and easy to find on the Internet. To write, however, you will need Microsoft Word, which is not free, but if you do not have it, you can use the ones from the university, which are available on the library computers or the CIT.
The communication between students and teachers is of the utmost importance to take the course. It can be done through emails, discussion forums and Blackboard chat. You must share concerns and questions about the learning materials. The student is...