Using your Cheng & Tsui online course

Choose a course component

You can use the links at the top of the screen to select a course component, such as a textbook, workbook, or laboratory manual.

Navigating within your books

You can navigate through a book by using the navigation arrows or the Table of Contents.

Navigation Arrows
The <<  and  >> links allow you to browse the previous and subsequent pages, respectively.

Table of Contents
You can jump to a section within any lesson by clicking its title in the left pane of your screen.

Completing Activities

Click on an activity link within your book to complete that activity. The activity opens in a new window. If applicable, an activity will include an accent bar at the top of the page to enable you to enter accented characters when necessary. Place your cursor in the text box and click on the accented character to insert it into your answer. When you have completed the activity, be sure to click Submit so that your score is recorded in your instructor's gradebook.


Click Calendar at the top of your window to view your assignments for the current week, along with any important notes from your instructor. You can click a date in any week on the calendar to see that week's notes and assignments, and you can move to a different month using the arrows. Click an assignment to access it.


Click Assignment List at the top of your window to view a list of assigned activities. The assignments page will show you the activities you have completed, the activities that have been assigned, and their corresponding due dates.


Click Announcements at the top of your window to view your instructor's message board. Instructors typically use the message board to post assignments or to notify students of important information. Consult with your instructor to learn how the message board is used in your course.

System Requirements

For system requirements, click here.