Overview of Assignments

In order to successfully complete this course, you must demonstrate your understanding of the course materials by:

  • Passing the three proctored exams
  • Completing the Supersite activities
  • Completing the oral assignments and Galerie Projects
  • Participating actively in the discussion board activities

Here is an overview of all of the different types of assignments in the course. You can find detailed directions for the assignments and the grading criteria in the module where they are assigned.

Discussion Board Activities

The discussion board activities provide you with an opportunity to deeply reflect on the readings assigned to each module and apply them to a problem. They can prepare you for the quizzes and the proctored exams. Online discussion allows time to weave your thoughts and reflect on the readings and your experiences. All of the posts on the discussion board are required to be thoughtful, reflective, and concise.

VHL Supersite Activities

There are chapter quizzes and practices in the Supersite. They can prepare you for the proctored exams.

Oral Assignments

You will use discussion forums in Canvas to engage in conversations with audio and video to complete the oral assignments for the course.

Proctored Exams

There are three (3) proctored exams. You must earn 60% combined on the proctored exams in order to pass the course. The proctored exams provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your mastery of the course knowledge. You can find the information on how to take proctored exams in the Taking Exams section of the Syllabus.