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Keep Learning


Welcome Online, Ags!

 

Texas A&M University is committed to serving our students with the highest quality instruction from our talented faculty. KEEP LEARNING AT Texas A&M is designed to encourage students to understand how professors are adapting to the online and hybrid learning environments, gain confidence with the recommended technologies your professor may utilize to keep teaching, and access resources to assist along the way.

 

If you need assistance with course accommodations, please contact Disability Resources


KEEP LEARNING - At a Glance

  1. Look for communication from your professor for each course so you know what to expect.

    Your professors have been encouraged to communicate with you using these strategies.

  2. Learn how to use and connect to technologies that will help you keep learning.

    Texas A&M University is supporting two learning management systems (LMS) this Fall. Log into Howdy where you can access both eCampus and Canvas. 

  3. Know that we are all in this together as we do our best to keep teaching and keep learning at Texas A&M.   

    Do your part to stay well and stay social



If you’re new to learning online, check out the “Quick Start” box in each section below. You won’t need every tool that’s offered, below, but they’re listed to give you a combination of tools to help you adapt and use the tools that work best for you.


Five Modalities Currently Supported at Texas A&M

Course Type

Howdy Description

Attendance

Face-to-Face Courses
  • In-person course meetings and exams
  • No remote option
Traditional Face-to-Face (F2F) These courses are intended to be attended in person. Accommodations are given to students who are unable to attend as they would for other absences prior to COVID.


Course Type

Howdy Description

Attendance

Dual Courses
  • Students will attend all course meetings either in-person or remotely.
  • Student's option in how to attend.
  • Students' final exams will be delivered remotely.
F2F with Remote option Students have the option to participate in person or online; and other activities/courses should not be scheduled over class time.


Course Type

Howdy Description

Attendance

Mixed Courses
  • Students will attend some course meetings in-person and some class meetings remotely.
  • For the Face-to-Face component, students may be required to attend in-person with no remote option.
Mixed, F2F and Remote Meetings Students will be required to submit all necessary course materials online based on the instructor’s syllabus.


Course Type

Howdy Description

Attendance

Remote Courses - Asynchronous  
  • All course meetings are delivered remotely online.
  • No time is listed, students do not have a scheduled course meeting time during the week.
  • Student exams will be delivered remotely.
Remote Only Students will be required to submit all necessary course materials online based on the instructor’s syllabus.


Course Type

Howdy Description

Attendance

Web-Based Courses
  • All course meetings are delivered online
  • This mode is limited to Distance Education sections designed for online formats
Web-Based Students will attend ourses online.

Life on Campus: Fall 2020

Residence Life

Campus Dining, Computer Labs and Study Spaces

Academics & Advising 

Student Health & Well-Being 

Transportation

Plug-In: Required Technology

All accessible though Howdy

 

Academic Integrity

Students Responsibilities


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Students must abide by the Aggie Honor Code; they must adhere to exam conditions; they must communicate technical troubles to the appropriate person or entity.

Considerations for Online Proctoring Solutions



End-of-Term Student Course Evaluations in AEFIS


End-of-term Student Course Evaluations (SCEs), including the new university-wide standardized items, will be conducted online through AEFIS.  For access to the system, for both students and instructors, login to TAMU.AEFIS.NET.  The recommended browsers are Chrome and Firefox
Important Dates:
  • SCEs for fall semester (full term) courses open and available: 11/11/20 – 11/30/20 (11/21/20 – 12/07/22 for students at Texas A&M at Qatar)
  • End-of-Term SCE Results available: 12/24/20
Click here for information on the new university-wide standardized items, procedures and recommended strategies for bolstering response rates, walk through guides from both the student and instructor perspective, and other frequently asked questions.  

Learning Resources

Visit our YouTube Channel for more helpful tips
 
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Zoom Zoom in Canvas (2 min) Record and Review
Honorlock Proctoring With HonorLock - Student View On Canvas  (5 min)  Proctoring With Honorlock - Student View In eCampus (6 min)
  Honorlock Guidelines PDF
  Getting Started with Honorlock PDF

Online Learning Experience

Quick Start

As you learn online, we want you to know that we have encouraged your professors to organize your online learning experience in the following ways:
 

  • Revise the syllabus as needed to adapt to an online learning environment
  • Clearly communicate changes to learning activities  
  • Utilize Zoom to create real-time experiences to support a sense of community among students 

 
 

Get Connected

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Here are the top four things you need to succeed with online learning:
 

  1. Clear Communication:Take the time to understand how your professor prefers to communicate for each class.
  2. Internet and Device Access: Ensure you have access to the internet and a laptop/desktop and/or mobile device. Click Here for a list of computer requirements.
  3. Learning Environment: Find a quiet, distraction-free area to access your online courses.
  4. Time Commitment: Expect to spend as much time, if not more time, engaging with your class commitments as you adapt to an online learning environment.

Stay Well. Stay Social.

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Texas A&M University supports every student, faculty, and staff on Zoom. Download Zoom if you have not already done so. See how easy it is!

You can use Zoom outside of a class and you can even set up your own Zoom session. Zoom allows you to stay connected with friends, peers, and your professors. Feature enhancements like the Chat tool allow you to stay connected outside of meetings and then quickly convene the Chat group when it is time to connect. ​


TIP: You will learn new ways of communicating and managing relationships online, which you be may find useful in other situations, such as when you seek professional employment.​