FOUR SUPPLEMENTAL MODULES Résumé Module Cover Letter Module Email Module Presentation Module
TWO EXTRA CREDIT MODULES Report Module Citation Module
TIME DEDICATION Core Module: Unlimited study time – designed to take 1 ½ hours to comprehend fully Tests: 20 minutes max Supplemental & Extra Credit Module: Unlimited study time – designed to take 1 ½ hours to fully comprehend Test: 10 minutes max
Important Notes Points Are Usually Lost Because: Last day computer crashes, Internet loss Incompatibility issues; can’t access UTSA server (usually over the weekend, or holiday) DO NOT USE WI-FI !!!!!
ASSESSMENTS (Tests/Quizzes) You may access the study modules for as long and as often as you wish Assessments may only be taken ONCE
OWL EXAMPLE Accessing Critical Thinking Core Module
SUCCESS TIPS Use Firefox or Chrome Browser Plan Ahead – Deadlines not extended Read all Instructions Don’t Stop Once Assessment started Use Table of Contents, Breadcrumbs, Course Menu, Drop Down Menu, & Icons
SUCCESS TIPS 2.0 Something ALWAYS goes wrong, so take tests early. “My computer crashed,” “I had a power outage,” “I had a connection problem,” BLAH, BLAH, BLAH, BLAH. These are quibbles—NOT legitimate reasons for failing to complete OWL assignments on time.
WHAT IS THE OWL? Business Communication & Professional Development