Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Developmental Learning Environment) is your virtual classroom. Moodle is used for all College online and hybrid courses, as well as for many of our face-to-face classes. Moodle allows instructors and students an efficient way to share learning materials, upload assignments, and keep track of grades and other important course notices.
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If you experience technical problems, or need help setting up your College email and computer account, be sure to contact our helpdesk.
The COTROnline Help Desk is dedicated to helping you with your questions about the Moodle learning management software. Our Help Desk educational technologists can troubleshoot Moodle issues, and can assist you in finding the most efficient way to use this LMS. If you are new to using Moodle, please ask for an orientation session through the Help Desk, or watch for our semi-annual lunchtime sessions on Moodle tips and tricks.
Support is available Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Mountain Time Zone except Statutory Holidays.
Your computer and your internet connection are the two most important components of a rewarding online experience. We therefore want to make certain that you have all the necessary resources available to successfully complete your course work.
Please review the information presented below to make certain that you possess the necessary components.
Note: Apple OS X with Microsoft Office will work for many of our courses, for more information contact the IT Student Help Desk.
Other operating systems may work, but are completely unsupported, for more information contact the IT Student Help Desk.
Note: You will be able to access much of the online course content with an older computer and software, but we cannot guarantee that you will be able to access all course content or participate in all course activities.
Some courses may require special computer or software (example: headset with microphone for language courses). Please check before registering.
MS Office 365 is available as a free to all students enrolled in programs collecting the student technology fee.
Continuing Education and Contract Training students may use Open Office or Google Docs, but must submit their assignments as PDFs. The COTROnline Help Desk is available if you have questions.
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Welcome to the world of online learning!
Online courses and websites for on-site courses at College of the Rockies can be found at www.cotronline.ca
Accounts for COTROnline and the college network, will be created automatically
OFAD: Sheena Svitich, Program Coordinator.
ABE: Sharon Richardson, Program Coordinator
Please make sure Registration has your current email address.