Fall 2014 Semester
Welcome to Temple's Distance Learning Program. We would like to invite you to click here to view our course
listings. Please note that some online courses have
different start dates. Registration instructions are
provided at the end of this page. We encourage you to read the information below and attend one of our virtual demo sessions, if this is your first time taking an online/hybrid/ videoconferencing course @ Temple. Wishing you a great semester!
Dominique Kliger, Ph.D.
Asst. Vice Provost and
Distance Learning and Summer Programs Director
Getting started with your online course
Online demo sessions for new students to experience the WEBEX virtual meeting space will be conducted on the following days:
Wednesday, August 13th and Thursday, August 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 19th and Thursday, August 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
To join a demo session, please click here at the times listed above.
If you are enrolled in an online course and do not see the Distance Learning Community when you enter Blackboard, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and share the Title of your online course and its Course Reference Number (CRN).
Instructions to get
started with you online course
2. Additional information is available in the Blackboard Distance Learning Program Community. If for some reason you do not have access to it, please contact us at (215) 204-2712 or via e-mail: email@example.com
3. View this brief video tutorial about entering a Wimba Classroom
We invite all students that are new to the WEBEX virtual meeting platform to attend one of our demo sessions prior to their first online class virtual meeting with their instructors. Please be advised that if your online course has virtual meetings, you will be expected to have the following:
1. Up-to-Date computer (MAc or PC)
2. Fast Internet Connectivity
3. Computer Camera (for video transmissions)
4. Headset with Mic (for audio interactions)
Please be aware that if you only use a built in camera mic, or desktop mic, this will cause audio feedback during your virtual interaction with your online faculty and classmates.
Please make sure to access
your @temple.edu e-mail messages because this is the
only e-mail address that your professors have to contact
you. All students enrolled in online, blended, or
videoconferencing courses are enrolled in the Distance
Learning Program Blackboard Community which contains
useful information about Temple University's online
resources. As the end of the semester is approaching, we
remind all students to submit their final course
papers by using the Blackboard Digital Drop Box or via
Please be advised that all students are required to comply
with Temple University's Computer and Network Security Policy (pdf file), which
is also available for review at the following web site:
Temple's code of conduct can be read at the following web site:
Please also visit the Student Affairs' website to read about what is happening
at Temple and about services available to you.
If you are a matriculated
Temple student, you may register through
Owlnet just like you
would any other course or through an academic advisor.
Non-Matriculated and Visiting Students
Non-Temple students may register through the
Office of Continuing Studies
located on 1810 Liacouras Walk, Rm 101, Philadelphia,
PA, 19121. For more information please call (215)
204-2500 | (215) 204-2516 (fax) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newly Matriculated Online
If you have not yet received your AccessNet Id, go to
the following web site:
There's a link toward the bottom of the
page for him to use: "Are you
a newly accepted Graduate Student? Click here to look up
your Accessnet username and password and TUid."