Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
January 18, 2017
Canadian Excellence

How do I get started with online learning?

glass.pngAll online learning courses are administered online and require reliable Web access. The amount of time required online will vary with each course. Some courses, for example, require students to log on periodically, others daily.

Online Learning courses are administered using MyLearningSpace. Students Login in using Novell credentials, which are the same login and password that you use for Laurier email, and/or to access the wireless network, computers in labs, etc.  If you don't know this information, you can request a reset using this form:or visit the helpdesk in the Library.  Please be sure that you are using only the username, and not including the in the username field.

All course correspondence (e.g., notices from the Centre for Online Learning, course updates from your instructor) will take place using the MyLS communication tools. Students are responsible for being aware of online notices and for accessing their courses as required.   

Courses may have the following features:

  • Announcements
  • Bulletin board (used primarily for student-to-student discussion)
  • Email
  • Online chat
  • Instructor information
  • Course schedule
  • Term calendar
  • Assignments/learning activities
  • Online quizzes/tests (may be proctored by in person or by a remote proctor) 
  • Online course notes
  • Companion site for text or CD
  • Online syllabus