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:
- Directions for logging into www.COTROnline.ca
- Directions for finding your course(s)
- Directions for changing your profile, adding a photo, etc.
- Responses to Frequently Asked Questions
- Tips for succeeding at online learning
Communications - Messages, Teams, & Email
Discussion Forums / Online Text Assignments
Note: some of the information provided here also applies to Online Text Assignments.IMPORTANT: Adding Kaltura files - if you get bumped out of COTROnline when uploading a video file to Kaltura, try a different browser.
Assignments: Online Text, File Upload, & Video Upload
IMPORTANT: Adding Kaltura files - if you get bumped out of COTROnline when uploading a video file to Kaltura, try a different browser.
Quizzes & Exams
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
MS Office - Installing & Using MS Word & MS PowerPoint