Course Introduction

The Important Stuff

Do I need to finish all four sections at one time?

You do not need to finish this course all at one time. You may sign out and continue at a later time.

Do I HAVE to do all of the quizzes?
There is a practice quiz after each module to help you prepare for the final exam. The quizzes, videos, and hyperlinks are optional, but highly recommended. 

When you mention a product in this course, are you endorsing it?

Any mention of commercial products is for informational purposes only; it does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the eXtension network or the University of Maryland.

Who can I contact if I have questions about the content of this course?

If you have any questions, please contact Nathaniel Tablante at

Who can I contact with technical questions about this course?
You can contact someone if you're in need of technical help with this course us by emailing campushelp@extension.orgPlease include a description of the help you need, and the name of the course if the problem relates to a specific course.