CRE Asynchronous Learning

Unit 0

Let's Get Ready


To become familiar with the text and website. After completing this unit the reader will be able to

  • Describe the goals of the book
  • Describe the pedgogical tools on the web to help you learn CRE
  • Describe the components of the website
  • Describe the integration of the text and the website
  • Describe how to surf the Website for this text

Reading Assignment

Text: Read Introduction

Website: Read

Read Full Introduction

Browse Website: Go to Chapter 1 and click on the button titled "Extra Help" (alternatively simply go to this link). Once you are in this section, explore around and get familiar with each of the resources provided for users of the website, such as Learning Resources, Summary Notes, and Interactive Computer Games.

After you have familiarized yourself with that information, click on the "Information About Learning Styles" button (or go there directly through this link). At this page, please take the learning style evaluation and then look at the suggestions for your learning style.

Additionally, after you have reviewed and found out your learning style, click on the "Video Tips on Studying and Learning" or click on the following link and write at least two sentences about what you have learned.

Time Estimate: 2 hours

Problem Assignment

Write a paragraph describing what you have learned about both the intellectual goals and the content of the website, as well as the integration of the website and the test. Email you answer to your instructor.

Time Estimate: 30 minutes
Unit 0: Total Time Estimate: 2 1/2 hours