Introduction to Learning Online
If you are taking a course at WSU, you will likely need to understand how to use and navigate online using Blackboard, Panopto and the university email system. This orientation is aimed at helping you understand, prepare and participate in the online portion of all courses.
The orientation will help you:
- Determine if your computer is adequate for online learning at WSU.
- Decide whether your learning style and computer skills are well-matched to online learning.
- Become acquainted with how to log on and use our online course tools.
- Learn how to get help.
Use the navigation buttons on each page to progress or click on the right-hand menu to jump to a section of the orientation. You are encouraged to go through all steps in this orientation to ensure a good online learning experience.