College of the Rockies Online Student Help Manual
On this page you will find How-to's to help you navigate the website and complete your course assignments.
If you can't find the help you need here, please contact the COTR Online Help Desk for assistance - see footer at the bottom of the page for contact information and hours.
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Instructions: Clicking on the section name will show / hide the section.
Here you will find:
- Responses to Frequently Asked Questions
- Tips for succeeding at Online Learning
- Directions for logging into www.COTROnline.ca
- Directions for finding your Course(s)
- Directions for changing your profile, adding a photo, etc.
Communications - Messages & Email
Discussion Forums / Online Text Assignments
Note: some of the information provided here also applies to Online Text Assignments.
Quizzes & Exams
may also be called tests or assignments
Wikis allow you to work with classmates and create mini-websites with single or multiple pages - think Wikipedia
This section provides help for:
Troubleshooting Library Database Issues
Skype for Business
It also includes links to earlier versions of this help guide.
Writing & Presentation Help - MS Office