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HOW TO USE CJER'S ONLINE COURSE
This course works best in Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 (or above). You will need Macromedia Flash Player 6 (or above) in order to view the course Previews and Activities. You will also need the free Acrobat Reader 5 (or above) to view the Resources.
In Microsoft Internet Explorer, this preference is found in Tools>Internet Options: click on “Security” tab, then click on “Custom Level.” In the Settings Box, check “Enable” under “Scripting>Active Scripting.” Click “okay” twice to close the settings windows.
To increase the text size, go to the View button on your browser toolbar and click Text Size.
The course text is presented in three Parts, which are subdivided into sections 1.01 through 8.07. Although it is preferable to start at the beginning and complete each part, the navigation tools allow you to jump between the parts according to your needs.
You can navigate through the course in several ways. Clicking on any Part tab in the upper left side of the screen reveals subpart titles. Holding your cursor over any subpart title reveals a list of sections for that subpart. Clicking on any section title takes you to the beginning of that section. At the bottom of each page, there are links to the next page and previous page. You can also click on Table of Contents and go to the page that contains the outline of all headings. Clicking on a heading will take you to that section.
At the top of each page is a toolbar with links to:
Citations to the Welfare and Institutions Code are linked to source materials so that you can quickly read the primary governing code section. Terms commonly used in dependency proceedings are highlighted in orange. A definition of the term will appear in a pop-up window when you place your cursor over it. Links to the five CJER juvenile dependency benchguides are also included.
To assist you in taking this course, the following special tools, among others, may be printed out from the Resources menu:
Some terms are highlighted in orange. When you place your cursor over a highlighted term, a definition appears as a tooltip. The course contains special features identified by icons:
If you are having difficulty in taking this online course or in obtaining your certificate of completion, please let us know.
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