Video Walk-Throughs for Learning Experience Online

We created a number of instructional videos about Learning Experience Online, the new online classroom at University of Maryland University College (UMUC). The 90-second videos show you how to work in LEO, maneuver around the environment and take advantage of popular features.

If you need further assistance with LEO, visit our Get Help with Learning Experience Online page.

Classroom Navigation

Familiarize yourself with the NavBar, Course Homepage, Calendar, and Minibar.

Learn how to use the NavBar, Course Homepage, and Calendar within the UMUC classroom.

Learn how to use the MiniBar, which allows you to toggle between classes, view alerts, update your profile, and adjust your account settings.

Communicating in the Classroom

Learn how to use the Chat, Pager, Roster, and Groups functions to communicate with your instructor and fellow students.

Chat is a real-time text-based collaboration tool that facilitates one-on-one or group discussions online.

The Pager allows instant messaging for easy communication.

The Roster displays and enables direct contact with everyone in the course, including students, instructors, and teaching assistants.

The Groups feature allows coordination of group activities, collaboration, discussion, and submission of group assignments.


Locate and use the online tools that you will need to access for your coursework.

Course Content includes faculty contact information, learning resources, readings, and other materials that are accessed during the course.

The Discussions tool is an area to post, read and reply to threads on different topics.

The Assignments tab is what you use to submit coursework to your instructor for grading or consideration.

This is a centralized location that your instructor may use to embed quizzes or exams within your course.

The Locker is your personal storage space to save course materials.

Checking Your Progress

Discover the tools you can use to check on your progress throughout the semester.

Access Grades to view your grade and feedback on a particular assignment.

Your instructor may employ this tool that allows you to evaluate your comprehension and retention of various content modules in your class.

This tool enables the instructor to incorporate student surveys into the course, which can be used in a variety of ways.

User Progress is a great way to see you how you are advancing in your class and how far you've come since getting started.