DevPsych3K Course Checklist

Updated 11/13/2007

Links for these tasks are on the DevPsych Psytes page for this class and are shown below.

Suggestion:  Print this page and check off the tasks as you accomplish them.  You may not be able to do these tasks in this exact order.

r    Send me an email message indicating that you have enrolled in this class. Send to the proper addresses for your class (see the syllabus, and do not forget to CC a copy to the address), and from your MyTCC email address.  Use the "Subject:" line "1st Contact.

r Read the syllabus carefully.

r "Attend" the online orientation.

r Carefully read the "Rules" page.  Especially, make sure you use your MyTCC email address for all class activity.

r Subscribe to DevPsych3K (the class discussion list at Yahoo!) using your MyTCC email addresss.  Use the box on the syllabus.

r Vote for the class chat times when the voting has begun (see the DevPsych Psytes page).  Vote only once for the record, but you can change your vote if necessary.  You can also monitor the voting as often as you like by clicking on the "View Results" button.  The first chat session will be held the following winning day and time.

r    Visit the publisher's site.  This is where you will take your quizzes and have access to the online version of the study material.

r Go to BlackBoard.  For now, just confirm that everything appears to be correct.  This is where your grades will be posted, the class discussion board is located, and we will use BB's "Virtual Classroom" for class chats.

r Carefully read the "Online Orientation" page.  There are likely to be some surprises reveales.

r Carefully read the "Online Testing" page.  There are some special rules that apply because of the online testing procedures.

r    Take a quick tour of all of the class pages listed on the DevPsych Psytes page.  Get familiar with all the pages you will be using.

r    REQUIRED:  Send an email message to me at the proper address for your class (see the syllabus, and do not forget to CC a copy to the address) indicating that you have completed all of the tasks shown on this page as of this date.  Use the Subject line: Checklist Tasks (today's date).

r    Take the "Know Thy Course" test.  Repeat as necessary until you meet the criterion for success.

Quick Links to pages for DevPsych3K

Syllabus DevPsych Psytes Course Checklist
Discussion List
Chat Room
 Online Orientation
 Nichols' Home
 Chat Transcripts

The proper APA-style reference for this page would be:

Nichols, J. W. (2007, October 13). DevPsych3K Course Checklist.  Retrieved September 2, 2008 from