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Tutorial and Quick FAQ's

Introduction for new online students. 1

Introduction to web site

Introduction to CampusWEB. 4

Introduction to email system.. 4

Introduction to Elluminate

Introduction for new online students

You also have tutorials available for more information about the http://www.bpc.edu web site, our Blackboard e-learning system, our email system, and CampusWEB.  You are encouraged to explore all of these.

You may have had prior experience with Brewton-Parker College and heard about online classes from faculty, staff, or fellow students.  Online classes are just one of many delivery methods for our classes.  The primary focus of online learning at Brewton-Parker College is to add the convenience of asynchronous learning with all the quality and student focused Christian education that is found in our traditional day class format.  You can learn more about which specific programs are offered by looking through the web site. 

Once you are enrolled as a student you will be assigned an advisor that can help you choose the classes that are right for you and your goals.  You will also utilize the online learning system to virtually attend class.  You will use campus web to see which classes are offered and register for those classes. 

If you have any questions about online learning, just contact your advisor or the registrar.  For technical questions, contact technology services.  For questions specific to a class, contact the professor.

Introduction to web site

The Brewton-Parker college web site is located at www.bpc.edu and is the primary tool that we use to provide information to faculty, staff, prospective students, parents, and current students.  It will change from time to time as we enhance and add content.  There are a few sections that are important to be familiar with so that you can get the most out of your experience at Brewton-Parker College.

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About

The about section provides useful general information about the college such as our mission as a liberal arts Christian college.  The about section also has a link to our technology page.

Technology

The technology page has links to get tutorials, blackboard, campusweb, email, lab schedules and our help desk.  You can contact our help desk through email, phone, or a form you can fill out on the web. 

Academics

Each division at has its own section of the web site to highlight their majors, programs of study, faculty, and other related information.  If you are looking for specific information on a professor or program, this is a great place to start.

Admissions

The admissions section has content related to all things that you need to get enrolled and started at Brewton-Parker.  You will also find links to the registrar’s office.  The registrar is a key part of your Brewton-Parker College experience because they keep track of your classes, transcripts, grades, and help when you transfer credits into Brewton-Parker, or should you go to another college after Brewton-Parker College.

Athletics

Brewton-Parker College has a robust athletic program.  If you want to learn more about our student athletes and our teams just look here.

External sites

Brewton-Parker College isn’t just the Mount Vernon location.  We have a presence in several other communities.  The newest community we are reaching out to is the online community. 

News and info

The Brewton-Parker College community is an active one!  Our news and information section covers all the interesting people and events at the college.  You will want to check here often and join our FaceBook and MySpace sections to really keep up with what is going on at the college.

Student life

The student body at Brewton-Parker is an active one.  The opportunities for being involved in the student life at the college runs the gambit from intercollegiate athletics to intramural athletics, honor societies, Christian organizations, and community service organizations.  We also provide access to all sorts of student’s services for your physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual well being.

BPC email

For more about BPC Email, see the tutorial on that section.  The BPC email system is a very important way that the college and its various departments use to communicate with students, faculty and staff.

CampusWeb

For more about CampusWeb, see the tutorial on that section.  CampusWEB is BPC’s access to many on-line systems such as course registration, course schedules, final grades, and student information. 

 

E-learning is a growing part of the different course delivery methods at Brewton-Parker College.  For more about BlackBoard and our E-learning platform see the tutorial on that section.

Introduction to CampusWeb

You may access the CampusWEB System campusweb.bpc.edu and then entering your Login ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN). When finished, click the Login button. If you have forgotten you password, then enter your ID and click the Show Hint button.

Your Login ID and PIN are private information and will not be given on the phone or by email, but you can visit any Brewton-Parker College Campus, identify yourself, and receive the information. You can also request it to be mailed to the address the college has on file for you.  Your user id is your student ID#, and your initial password is initially set to be your first name and birthday (i.e. john02051970 if born on February 5, 1970 and your first name is John.  Don’t use your nickname or abbreviated name and be sure to use all lowercase letters.  You will probably want to change this once you login for the first time by clicking on my pin.  You may also want to set your login hint.  CampusWeb allows you to instantly access all of your grades, schedules, and other similar information.

CampusWeb Movie

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Introduction to email system

All faculty, staff, and students get their own email accounts.  You should check your email account regularly because your professors and the college administration will utilize your Brewton-Parker College email account as their primary method of communication with you.  You will also occasionally receive reminders and important announcements in your email.  Even if you have another email account, don’t neglect your Brewton-Parker College account.  Just click on the mailbox button to login.  If you have forgotten your username and password, you can always find it in CampusWeb under the email information link or you may contact technology services for assistance.

The first stop in learning about our email system should be the e-mail faq page at http://www.bpc.edu/administration/technology/technology_email_faq.htm .   You will find answers to almost all your questions at this page.  If you have a question not answered at the FAQ page, go to  http://www.bpc.edu/administration/technology/contact_technology.htm and fill out the form.  This is a great way to get technical support of any kind.  To check your email messages go to http://www.bpc.edu/administration/technology/technology_email.htm and click the button.  I will log on to our test account to show you some more advanced features.

Email Movie

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Introduction to Elluminate

Elluminate Movie

 

 

The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application
of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
Get directions to the main campus.
Contact Technology Services if you have any comments, questions or issues.
May 21, 2013 11:55 AM