Accommodation Requests for Students with Disabilities
If you are a student with a disability that has documentation of such, please notify your instructor as soon as possible if you are in need of an accommodation. Students who are already connected with the DSPS office at the college campus where the ITV class is meeting should follow up with that office to discuss the need for accommodations. For students with disabilities that are taking ITV courses only and who are NOT participants with the DSPS office at the college the ITV course meets, please contact the DSPS office at Los Angeles Mission College to inquire about the steps necessary to arrange for accommodations.*
*Students requesting accommodations are responsible for providing documentation of the disability to the DSPS office at the college they are attending regular classes/ITV classes or to the LAMC DSPS office if they are only taking ITV classes. For ITV only students, the following steps are required to have accommodation requests reviewed/approved:
ITV only students with verified disabilities who are requesting academic accommodations should use the following procedure:
Step 1: Obtain documentation of your disability from a licensed professional. You may contact LAMC DSP&S office to request an ITV/DSP&S Intake Packet and Disability Verification form.
Step 2: Make an appointment to meet with a DSP&S Counselor to review your documentation and discuss reasonable accommodations. To schedule a meeting, please call DSP&S at LAMC (818) 364-7732.
Step 3: Bring your disability documentation to your DSP&S appointment. The DSP&S office is located at Los Angeles Mission College in room 1018 of the Instructional Administration (IA) building.
Step 4: Each semester, an Accommodation Letter from the DSP&S Counselor will need to be given to your instructor indicating your approved accommodations.
Please complete this process in a timely manner to allow adequate time to provide accommodation.
ATTENTION: Students in Need of Sign Language Interpreting:
For new or continuing ITV students who are in need of Sign Language Interpreting, please notify LAMC DSP&S beforethe semester begins by submitting an email request at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why can't I can't log in to my class?
You will only be able to access your online course website when the session starts. Some instructors open the website the weekend before to give you an opportunity to browse the class. Please contact your instructor by email for assistance or call the ITV office at (818) 833-3595 (Mon-Fri business hours) or email email@example.com
Why does ITV list the classes four times on my schedule?
The class is listed 4 times because classes meet at 4 different campuses. You are only required to attend one class meeting; attend at the campus most convenient for you. For more information on campus location, room numbers and schedule, see the link SCHEDULE.
How does the system know which college I'll be attending?
Regardless of the section through which you have enrolled in ITV, you are free to attend whichever campus is most convenient to you For instance, if you are on the roster in the Student Information System for Pierce College, but need to attend a different location for any reason, you may still go to the location of your choice, as the instructor carries the class roster to all four locations. For more information on campus location, room numbers and schedule, see the link SCHEDULE.
I have heard that ITV classes are easy. Is this true?
No, hybrid courses in an 8 week format require students to be very organized, disciplined and ready to complete weekly online activities, ranging from reading textbook content, completing chapter exams, watching video content, participating in discussion forums, and/or essays, and daily homework in math classes. In addition, all students are required to attend one weekend class each week. You choose the location each weekend that works with your schedule. ITV classes are fast-paced and intensive, since the classes condense 16 weeks of instruction into 8 weeks. The week before the semester starts, you should look at the online syllabus and schedule your studies accordingly.
Does every class work the same?
Every class follows the schedule of Saturday/Sunday meetings from 9 am - 12 noon or 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Each course has a standard amount of written work that needs to be submitted in addition to regular student participation. Midterm and final exams are required for each course.
My instructor didn't allow me to have a cheat sheet for the tests. Aren't they supposed to?
No. This is not a requirement for the courses. A cheat sheet or a sheet of notes is something that some instructors may allow but is not a required standard for any course.
How do I drop classes?
You can manage your classes via the Student Information System. From your student dashboard, select Academic Items, and click on the link that reads "Drop Classes." From there, you will need to select whichever class you need to drop and select that command.
What do I do if I forget my password?
Since the conversion to the new Student Information System links your Canvas courses to your student account, if you forget your password to the Student Information System, you should email firstname.lastname@example.org for a password reset. The staff of ITV will request a reset on your behalf and will provide you with the reset password via phone call.
There's something wrong with my essay. Some of the punctuation marks are altered by the Web site.
If you want to retain the formatting of your essays, you should submit them as attachments. Pasting them into the editor may alter some characters, depending on the versions of software students are using. This is rare, but it happens with Mac user's versions of software.
Do I have to attend all four campuses?
No. For each class, you only have to attend one weekend meeting at the campus and time most convenient to you.
Where is the campus I want to attend?
Click here for directions and maps to the campuses.