Professor at KIMEP: Ecology, Math & Health courses. 35+ yrs teaching & research at American, Kazakh & Russian universities.
Dear Online Students,
This course runs January 24 to May 29, 2022.
In this section you will find basic information about the course as well as the resources for ensuring your success in online education. The
course will be conducted in MOODLE learning system and everything for your
success you will find there. Once the
course starts you will be able to login at the KIMEP MOODLEwebsite.
Success in an online course requires
just as much work and effort as success in a traditional face-to-face course. For
online learner, self-motivation and discipline are paramount for successful
completion the course. This is a fully online course so there
will be no required campus visits. But virtual office hours will be
available twice a week.Your success is important to me. Please
do not hesitate to contact me if you are having difficulty with the course
material. General questions about the course should be posted on the Discussion
Forum. If you have questions that are more personal in nature use e-mail to
contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Today is our first online class. There is a whole semester ahead, full of communications, interactions. Let’s get to know each other! Following this link, make a post to introduce yourself
and explain why you are taking this course and where you are from (city, country, if not Kazakhstan).
For some of you virtual learning environment may be new and raise numerous questions related to different components of online course: MOODLE functioning, course topics, etc. You can ask any questions, give feedback, share your ideas and concerns with
each other and with your instructor. For such purposes please use the Discussion Forum which will help you to gain knowledge in a friendly, welcoming environment. But please
be polite and respectful to others’ opinions. Your feedback is always welcome!
Netiquette is a code of good behavior in virtual classroom. The general idea is to respect others online. The Golden Rule of Netiquette: “Do not do or say online what you would not do or say offline.” Good Netiquette benefits both you and others on the
Internet. Follow this link to learn more about Netiquette.