Thursday, August 9, 2007


In order to remain enrolled in your online classes, you must complete the Haywood Online Prep (HOP) assignment for each course you are registered to take. Students who have not "hopped" by 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2007 will be marked as a "no show" and dropped from the course.

  1. Go to and sign up for a free google account. This will be the e-mail you use exclusively for this course.

  2. Place your cursor over this link and click your right mouse button. A pop-up menu will appear.

  3. Choose the Save Target As option (Save Link As in Firefox).

  4. In the Save in box, select the location where you wish to save the document on your computer.

  5. In the File name box, change the file name to your full name.

  6. In the Save as type box, verify that the file type is Rich Text Format.

  7. Open the HOP Assignment file on your computer using your word processing program.

  8. Type your answers to the eight (8) questions in the file. Be sure to Save the changes.

  9. After you complete the work, log into your Gmail account and send an e-mail to me ( with the RTF file you created as an attachment.

When your instructor acknowledges receipt of your file, a check mark will appear next to your name in the online gradebook.

* A file saved in Rich Text Format (RTF) is a text file that contains formatting instructions that most word processing software applications can understand. Saving files in this format ensures that your instructor can open your assignments even if he or she uses a different word processing program. For help saving files in Rich Text Format, click here.

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