Why should I take an OSUN Online Course?You will have the chance to learn from a professor at another university in a classroom with students from around the world. You will hear about life and society in other parts of the world and have the chance to share your perspective and experiences with a diverse set of student peers.When will I be notified of whether or not I am admitted to an OSUN Online Course?Students will be notified of course acceptance via email and you will be asked to confirm your participation by submitting the OSUN Course Commitment Questionnaire in your online OSUN profile. Once you have submitted your Commitment Questionnaire, you will be considered “registered” for the course and your status in the course will be reflected on your academic record.Where do I register?You can register here.Who should I contact if I have questions about the registration process?Please email David Shein at [email protected].Can I take more than one OSUN Online Course?Ordinarily, students enroll in one course only. If you are interested in taking more than one class, please email us at [email protected].Do I need to pay to participate in OSUN Semester courses?Spring and fall term OSUN courses are offered at no cost. In summer term, OSUN courses are offered at no cost or at significantly reduced cost.Do I need to attend all of the classes? Can I watch course recordings instead?You are required to log in to your OSUN course at the scheduled meeting times and remain logged in and engaged for the entirety of each class. Failure to attend classes may result in a failing grade. (Note: While faculty may, In certain circumstances, record classes and share the videos, you still are required to attend and participate in all class sessions.)Can I try out a class for one or two meetings before I decide if I want to continue?No, students who enroll are expected to remain in the class. You will have opportunities to ask questions about the course before the semester begins. If you join and then leave, we cannot give that seat to another student. We have tools to help you succeed.Will I have access to the course materials online?Yes, students will receive the necessary credentials to be able to access the course site and related assignments.What kind of support is available to me if I am having difficulty with an assignment?a. Tutors and peer ambassadors are available to help you succeed in your course. Tutors may be requested via this form OSUN Tutor Request Form.b. Yaw Kwayki [email protected] can direct you to a student ambassador in your timezone, and connect you to the OSUN student WhatsApp group and other resources here: https://linktr.ee/ykwakyic. Your OSUN professor has listed office hours on their syllabus, you can schedule a time to meet to discuss your concerns.d. Reach out to [email protected] and we’ll help you connect to succeed with the course!How do I know when my course begins and when I need to attend?Here is a sample course listing with an explanation:Film-Philosophy. Hector Gonzalez Castano, National Sun Yet-sen University. 300 Level - 3 US / 6 ECTS. Course Term: February 13-June 2, 2023. Wednesdays, 14:00-17:00 Kaohsiung Time, Tuesdays 05:00-08:00 New York Time, Tuesdays 11:00-14:00 Vienna Time.Film-Philosophy = title of the courseHector Gonzalez Castano, National Sun Yet-sen University = Professor’s name and university300 Level = the course is for upper college students and not appropriate for first-year students3 US / 6 ECTS = students will earn 3 US or 6 ECTS credits upon successful completion of the courseFebruary 13-June 2, 2023 = the start and end dates of the term at the college hosting the course (NSYSU)Wednesdays, 14:00-17:00 Kaohsiung Time, Tuesdays 05:00-08:00 New York Time, Tuesdays 11:00-14:00 Vienna Time. = when the online synchronous portion of the course occurs - you must be available at these times.Timezone converter: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock Use this tool to confirm when the course occurs in your timezone and double-check that your schedule is open at that time.How will I get my grade? Will it count toward my GPA?A transcript with your grade and credits will be sent to your home campus. How your grade counts toward your overall average is determined by your institution’s transfer credit policy.What does the course level mean?100-level courses are introductory and ideal for first-year students.200-level courses require some prior college experience and are ideal for second-year students.300- and 400-level courses are for upper college students with backgrounds in the academic field.