Not necessarily. It’s best to assume diverse time zones and be as flexible as possible.
If you like, you can conduct a poll
to see which are the preferred office hours for your particular students by following the instructions below.
Follow these 8 quick steps!
Step 1: Navigate in onQ to the "Course Admin" section of the main menu.
Step 2: Select "Surveys".
Step 3: Select "New Survey".
Step 4: Input the name of your survey as "Office Hours", and select "Add/Edit Questions". If you like, you can choose to make respondents anonymous here as well.
Step 5: Select "New".
Step 6: Select "Multiple Choice Question" if you want students to select only one possible choice for office hours. Select "Multi-Select Question" if you want students to select all choices for office hours that work for them. Select "Ordering Question" if you want students to rank their choices for office hours.
Step 7: Input the office hours options in your question.
Step 8: Select "Done Editing Questions".
Your survey is now created, and can be added to a course announcement by following these next 6 quick steps:
Step 1: Add a new announcement by clicking "Announcements" and selecting "New Announcement".
Step 2: Insert the title for your announcement, and add relevant text/instructions, and proceed to insert the link to the survey by selecting the link icon.
Step 3: Select "Surveys" from the Quicklink menu.
Find your office hours survey by searching for it by name or selecting from the list that appears. Click "Manage Surveys" (the edit icon to the right of your survey), which will open in a new tab.
Step 5: Type what you would like to show in the "Title" box, select the "New Window" radio button, and choose "Insert".
Step 6: Your survey will now appear as a hyperlink in the new announcement window. When your announcement is complete, select "Publish".