NBC Online: Dealing with connection problems
Nazarene Bible College students are responsible for their
computer setup and choice of Internet Service Provider (ISP).
- Assistance for internet connectivity issues is available through
the ISP's help desk at NBC.
- When you you cannot connect to the Internet at your home, there are alternate places such as
coffee shopts, libraries or even your workplace where you can get free Internet access
Nazarene Bible College is committed to making the online
learning experience successful for you. To ensure this, here are the key technical
- You are responsible for your computer system and for choosing an Internet Service
- Should you have difficulty connecting to the Internet, contact the help desk of that Internet
Provider for technical support.
- Should you have technical difficulties when an assignment is due, you are responsible to find
an alternate way to submit your work.This could mean finding another computer to use at work, a
friend's home, a public library, a local college or school, or even a business offering free Internet
to its patrons. You may also be able to mail certain assignments or even print them,
scan them or take a photo with your phone and send them that way. NOTE: In any event, when
you are having difficulties submitting an assignment or reading the instructions online, call
your instructor (Howard Culbertson's cell phone number -- 405-740-4140).
To access NBC's programs from another computer, such as one at the public library
or at your workplace, or on a friend's device, go to:
NBC Online: http://online.nbc.edu
- If the NBC Online server is having technical difficulties when an assignment is due, use the
alternative arrangements announced by your instructor (in Howard Culbertson's case, use his
e-mail at SNU
There are usually multiple options available for getting on the Internet fairly quickly if the
service you normally use goes down. Such options include:
- Fast-food restaurants such as McDonald's
- Coffee shops, including Starbucks and Panera Bread
- Bookstores like Barnes and Noble
- Stores such as Walmart and Home Depot
- Public libraries offer both WiFi and desktop computers connected to the Internet
- Buildings on many university campuses allow you to access the Internet as a "guest"
- Many church buildings now have WiFi
Mobile phones can also be used connect to get online. They can even set up hot spots
through which a laptop can connect to the Internet.
of online student are you? Do others think of you as Busy or Wordy or Disconnected Dan? Do
you sometimes come off to others as Oblivious, Trite-ly or even End-times Edith? . . [ more ]|
-- Howard Culbertson,
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