Welcome to Lighting Education OnlineYou are about to begin a comprehensive learning system designed to be thorough, interesting, and even fun. Before you begin, we recommend that you read the following orientation information carefully. The few minutes you spend here will make your learning experience more enjoyable, as well as more effective.
|If you have any problems while completing Lighting Education Online, click on the Help button, which is located at the top of each page. From the Help page, you may return to this orientation page, or send us any questions you may have about any of the content within a lesson.|
Minimum RequirementsYou will need the following to complete Lighting Education Online:
Navigation within the Lighting Education Online SiteThere are three main navigation areas: Header, Content, and Left-hand navigation. Described below is how they work:
You may access the following features from the header navigation:
Within the Content area, various terms will be underlined and highlighted in blue  to link you to various items as needed. Clicking on these linked terms will open a separate window with more information about this term or concept. When you are finished reviewing this information, simply close these new windows by clicking on the X in the top right corner of that window. You will then return to your original place within the lesson. Note: Be careful NOT to click on the X the top of the main window.
At the bottom of each page, you will find glossary terms . You may click on these terms to read their definitions. These links will open separate windows. When you have read the definition, close these new windows by clicking on the X in the top right corner of that window.
At the end of the content on each page, arrows will guide you to the next (or previous) page . Simply click on the appropriate arrow to continue.
Animations and Interactivity
All animations will require the Flash Player plugin to appear and work properly. The plugin can be accessed and downloaded from the link above or through Macromedia's site at www.macromedia.com.
Every time you sign-in, the screen will display which quizzes you have completed. A lesson displayed as a hyperlink is an incomplete quiz. At the completion of each lesson or topic there will be a brief quiz (3 - 5 questions each) to review the content presented and to assure that you understand important concepts. We suggest that you do not move to the next lesson until you answer all of the quiz questions correctly. If you answer one or more questions incorrectly, you will have the opportunity to review the questions and answers, review the lesson, or take the quiz again.
NOTE: Do NOT use your
browser's back button or hit the refresh button while taking the quiz. As
mentioned above, this course is using session variables to track your
progress through each quiz, hitting the back button will result in
inaccurate records. Hitting the refresh button will bring you back to the
address displayed in the address bar - ie: if you are ain technology,
hitting refresh will bring you back to the main Technology overview