Are you ready to build a Carolina Distance Learning™ lab kit for your course?
Start by filling out the Carolina Distance Learning inquiry form on our website. Follow the link and click “Contact a Distance Learning Specialist Today” at the bottom of the page.
One of our Distance Learning Specialists will review the form and then contact you. Whether you know exactly which investigations you want to include or have only a course title, your specialist can help you build a distance learning lab that you’ll enjoy teaching and be proud of.
Your specialist will ask you a series of questions about your vision for the course, your learning objectives, and your students. From there, you’ll decide which investigations to include in your lab kit. All Carolina Distance Learning™ kits include:
Next, your specialist will ask you to consider how your students are going to purchase their kits. You can choose either or both of these options:
Once you’ve made these selections, we’ll send you a proposal acceptance form, usually within 1 business day. It details the selected investigations, student purchase option(s), and estimated shipping cost. We’ll also ask you for the class start date and an enrollment estimate. Understanding that enrollments can be unpredictable, we won’t penalize you for missing a target enrollment. However, we do ask that you keep us informed as things change. The better the estimate, the smoother your kit rollout will be.
Kit production begins once we receive your signed proposal acceptance form. If you choose to have your bookstore purchase vouchers, we’ll submit a quote to the store for the requested number of vouchers. Generating a quote usually takes 2 business days. From the time your bookstore cuts a purchase order to the time they have the vouchers is usually less than a week.
Kits are ready to ship about 3 weeks after we receive your signed form. Ground shipping can take up to a week, so we recommend you have your proposal acceptance letter signed at least a month before class is scheduled to begin.
Our service doesn’t end when the kits ship. Throughout the semester, your specialist will be there to answer questions and provide assistance. Our specialists are former or current college or university instructors, and they’ve sat where you are sitting and faced many of the same challenges. Your specialist will provide the support you need to focus on student success.
We’re here to provide guidance every step of the way throughout the process of selecting investigations and building kits. Contact a Distance Learning Specialist today to discuss your own specific needs.
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