LaunchPad > Navigating LaunchPad

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Apr 17, 2017
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Step 1

LaunchPad is designed to make it as easy as possible for you to access the resources and assignments you need to succeed in your course. When you first log in to LaunchPad, you'll probably see your class's "Welcome Page," which may include a message from your instructor. Click Enter Course to open your course.


Step 2

After you click "ENTER COURSE," you'll see the LaunchPad home page, which lists all your course content and assignments in the order in which they are due. Click on the title of an assignment to open it.


Step 3

From here, you can complete the assignment. If your assignment is for a grade, you'll see the number of points it's worth in the upper-right corner of the screen.

When you're done, click Home to return to your home page and to view your other assignments.


Step 4

Your assignment scores will also be shown in the assignment listing on the home page. Also, check the progress bars at the top of each unit, which show how many assignments in the unit you've completed so far, and how well you've done on completed assignments.

You will see “To Do” or “Extra Credit” for items assigned for points and "Optional" for items assigned for no points. You will see the “Past Due” label when assignments have passed the due date. When you complete an assignment, the original indicator flips to “Done” except when your teacher has to manually grade the item. In this case the item retains its original state until your Instructor grades the item, at which point it will flip to “Done”.


Step 5

Your instructor may keep track of how long you spend in various activities. To ensure accurate timing, always sign out when you're done. To do so, return to the home page, click on your name in the upper-right corner of the screen, and select Sign Out.