It is your student course portal that provides you with access to online course materials. For every class of which you are enrolled (on campus, online and hybrid), you have a course shell. The shell includes:
You will gain access to your course shells as of the first day of class.
It is essential that you gain skills in using the variety of tools found in Falcon Online, as each instructor uses their course shells differently. You may need to access your assignments there (submit essays or worksheets, participate in discussion boards or complete quizzes).
Watch 2- minute tutorial videos provided for the tools available
Use this contact information to assist you with troubleshooting and technical assistance with using Falcon Online features and functions.
*Note: Your instructor is your point of contact for questions about assignments, directions, due dates, etc..Falcon Online Support cannot answer specific questions about your homework, due dates, etc. They are technical support.
These two tools, Pulse and Notifications, can be quite helpful in staying up-to-date on course content, announcements and other details related to your assignents. They are two very unique tools with different features and functions, so you should investigate them both to determine if either is right for you.
There are benefits and downsides to each option.
The Pulse App ties directly to your Falcon Online courses. It is a convenient point of access for your classes from your smartphone.
If you prefer texts or emails, Notifications are for you. Notifications are settings you modify within Falcon Online to provide you with:
Watch these short videos that explains each and how they differ.