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World Languages Faculty
Karla Gutierrez



Online Teaching Certified

Karla Gutiérrez

Skype:  karla.gut

Fall 2014 Courses

SPAN-220-2182 Spanish III: ONLINE

Taking a language online is very different than taking it in a traditional classroom setting.  Please review the following documents to decide if an online Spanish class is right for you:


Office Hours by Appointment Only Via Skype



  • How do I know if I'm a good candidate for online Spanish?  Click HERE.
  • A mandatory orientation session will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 10:00am-12:00pm in Rm. E120 for all new students to Cuyamaca's online Spanish program.  If you have previously taken online Spanish at Cuyamaca College, you do not need to attend this session.  Students may attend in person or virtually.  A link to the session will be e-mailed to all enrolled students.
  • A mandatory on campus midterm exam will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00am-12:00pm in Rm. F502.  Students will be required to show a picture ID upon entry.
  • A mandatory on campus final exam will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 10:00am-12:00pm in Rm. F502.  Students will be required to show a picture ID upon entry.
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  • Some students have the misconception that it is better to take an online course if you are too busy and don’t have the time to dedicate to a college class. This could not be further from the truth! If you make the commitment to take a college course, you should be honest and ask yourself if you really have the time it requires to be successful. If you don’t, this does not mean that an online course is the solution to your problem; you should enroll at another time.

  • Another misconception is that when you take an online course, you go at your own pace. This is not true. This course follows a detailed course calendar with due dates to which students must adhere.



  • Click HERE and update all of your browsers (Firefox, Safari, Chrome. Explorer doesn’t always work well with Blackboard).
  • Submit your preferred email address via WebAdvisor so that you will get all of my emails.  (note: you must update your personal information through WebAdvisor, this information gets synced with Blackboard daily.)
  • Download SKYPE internet video phone and set up an account. You'll need it for this class.
  • Click HERE and go through the setup wizard to make sure your computer is up-to-date. If the setup wizard found some problems, go HERE to downloads and plugins.
  • Set up a YouTube account HERE.  You’ll need it for this class.
  • Click HERE to see how to put accents using your computer. Placing accents on words in Spanish is not an option!  This is part of the orthography of the Spanish language.


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