We had our first class on September 12. If you missed that class, happily there is no homework assignment for missing it. But from now on, if you miss class, we will usually ask you to make up the work by doing a homework assignment. This means watching the Symbolon video that you missed and then answering some homework questions that are taken straight from the video. (If there wasn’t a Symbolon video the week you missed, we’ll think of some other homework assignment.)
You can find the Symbolon video and watch it online. To do that, you will need the St. Monica parish access code and you will also need to create a user name (your email address) and a password.
First, go to the Formed website: https://formed.org/
There, enter in the parish access code: c6b211 That will take you to a screen on which you can register as a user of the site. After that, you should be able to get in with your user name and password.
Once you are inside the Formed website, find the video for the class you missed. This has been recently updated, so I think these are the new steps to follow after you log in. First, click on “Programs.” On the next page are two different Symbolon buttons. The first 10 videos are found by clicking on the first Symbolon button, labeled “Knowing the Faith.” The second 10 are found under the second Symbolon button, labeled “Living the Faith.” You may have to scroll the list of programs to the right to get to the second Symbolon button. Once you click the correct Symbolon button, you should be able to find the video for the class you missed.
Note that most of Symbolon video sessions are in two parts. You will need to watch both parts in order to answer all the homework questions!
The homework questions are found on this blog by clicking on “Homework Page.” Every week I will post questions that are taken straight from that week’s Symbolon video. To make it really easy on yourself, you could print out or otherwise make yourself a copy of the questions and then answer them while you are watching the video. Then turn in your homework to our homework coordinator Joseph Miller. You can give him a hard copy of your answers at a future class, or cut-and-paste your answers into an email to him at email@example.com .
Please let me know if you have any trouble accessing the Symbolon video or have any questions about the homework process.