About the content
This is an OMSCS orientation course for all Georgia Tech OMS students.
WelcomeWelcome messages from Dr. David Joyner and Eboni Bell
Oscar & RegistrationAccessing Oscar, Time Tickets & holds, Classing (finding, adding, dropping) waitlists, and grades
T-squareAccessing T-square, settings and tools, assessments (assignments, quizzes and tests) and grade book, and links (Piazza and Udacity)
UdacityAccessing course materials, courses, form exercises, and programming exercises
PiazzaGetting started, profile, reading lists and topics, navigation, and posting
Other toolsPassport, ProctorTrack, Google+, Peer Feedback, Webex, and other resources
TipsCourses, community, and welcome!
- David Joyner - David Joyner completed his Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing at Georgia Tech specializing in delivering automated feedback and assessment to students in exploratory learning environments. He joined Udacity to develop exercises, projects, and (one day!) entire courses that adapt to the learner's ability and progress.
The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech or GT, is a co-educational public research university located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It is part of the wider University System of Georgia network. Georgia Tech has offices in Savannah (Georgia, USA), Metz (France), Athlone (Ireland), Shanghai (China), and Singapore.
Georgia Tech's reputation is built on its engineering and computer science programmes, which are among the best in the world5,6. The range of courses on offer is complemented by programmes in the sciences, architecture, humanities and management.
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.