- What is the difference between free courses and courses I pay for?
- I paid for an instructor-led course. How do I get in?
- I am not sure which courses I am enrolled in. How can I check this?
- Why are there so many choices for viewing the lecture?
- What is the best way to find out about new courses?
- What counts as completing a module on the progress bar?
- How do I retake an exam?
- How do I remove/delete a discussion board post after I submitted it?
- Is there any way to create notes within a course?
- Can I access courses from my iPad?
The courses sections you pay for are led by an instructor for the first 5 weeks, meaning that they are actively monitoring the discussion forums. Paying for a course is the only way that you get access to the instructor and the opportunity to earn a certificate/badge.
Within one business day of registering, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the course or create a nanoHUB username. If you have already registered and you have not been contacted, please email us at nanoHUB-U@nanoHUB.org.
You can check this by going into your profile and viewing your “my courses” module. It will list all active courses that you are enrolled in.
We try to provide many options for viewing a lecture including a special full-featured hub presenter, with features for clicking into specific places in the lecture. We also provide just a link to a youtube lecture for those that may have trouble connecting consistently to our servers. Other options are mp4 and audio only.
The module will look complete when you have completed all of the course artifacts that can be “submitted” i.e. quizzes, homeworks, and exams
nanoHUB-U exams offer one attempt to retake the exam. After you have taken the exam the first time, click the “Exam” link again, and you will be taken to a new copy of the exam. Only the higher of your two scores will be recorded.
If you post a comment that needs to be deleted in a discussion forum, please email nanoHUB-U@nanoHUB.org to have it removed.
You can create notes while watching the hub viewer version of a lecture. This is the first version of each lecture listed and is typically labeled ‘Video’. While watching the lecture you create a new note by pressing the ‘Add Note’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the video space. You can find more information on the Notes tab of the course.
Yes, course materials are accessible on iOS and other mobile devices via their browsers. However, any simulations referenced in the courses will not launch from the links as they do on a workstation. The simulation tools are accessible via the iOS nanoHUB app, but you will have to search for the tool by name.
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