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COVID-19: Remote Learning Support Kit

At Jacaranda, we understand students and their parents, guardian or caregivers are doing their best to adjust to the new norm of at-home learning due to COVID-19.

Jacaranda is here to help you through these new uncharted waters. Below you will find 3 steps to get ready for remote learning and a handy range of support resources and troubleshooting tips to help you get unstuck.

Our 3 step plan to get you ready for remote learning

To make sure students and their parents, guardians or caregivers are ready for at-home learning, we have outlined 3 simple steps below to get you started.

Step 1: Check your jacPLUS login details are working

It is a great idea to check that your jacPLUS Online Bookshelf login details are correct and working so you’re able to access your digital textbooks before classes begin.

All you need to do is:

  1. Open jacPLUS in an internet browser www.jacplus.com.au
  2. Enter your username/email address and password
  3. Once logged in, open your digital textbook(s) and explore

Login details didn’t work? Click here to learn how to reset your password.

Step 2: Explore your digital textbook 

If you haven’t already, now is the time to explore you digital title.

Take a look around your online table of contents, check out your reading content, watch some videos and and play around some fun interactivities. This will help you get used to navigating your online textbooks, so you’re ready for your upcoming remote classes.

Learn how to navigate your course content in learnON here >>

Learn how to navigate your course content in eBookPLUS here >> 

Step 3: Practise answering questions online with instant feedback

If you are using the learnON platform, you can begin studying by answering online questions! All questions you attempt will provide immediate feedback and have exemplary responses or worked solutions so you can feel confident in progressing your learning and classwork, without your teacher being with you in person.

Learn how to access online questions in learnON here >>

If you are using eBookPLUS, here is a full student guide which includes how to find your questions online.

FAQs and troubleshooting advice 

  • My title has gone missing from my jacPLUS bookshelf. How do I get it back?

    In most cases your title is still there in your jacPLUS bookshelf, however it is not showing in the default ‘favourite titles’ view (red heart at bottom of each title). Learn how to favourite/unfavourite titles here.

  • How do I download my PDF?

    You can download the individual chapters or full title PDF straight from your jacPLUS Bookshelf. Click here to learn how.

  • I am using a printed textbook. Can I access the digital content?

    Yes. Every Jacaranda printed textbook has a free digital access code on the inside cover. All you need to do is create an account on jacPLUS and register your code! If your book is secondhand, you can check if your code has already been validated here.

  • learnON, eBookPLUS? How do I know which digital formats I have access to?

    If you have a new VCE or Years 7-10 Jacaranda title, you will have access to both the learnON and eBookPLUS online formats. learnON is our ideal platform for remote learning and self-study.

    For other senior titles (Stage 6, HSC etc), you will have access to the eBookPLUS online format.

    Click here to learn how to see what formats you have access to and how to switch between them.

  • How do I open an assignment in learnON?

    If your teacher has sent you an assignment in learnON, and you’re not sure how to access it click here.

  • How do I submit my assignment in learnON?

    If you have finished your assignment in learnON, and you’re not sure how to submit it click here.

  • How do I view my assignment results in learnON?

    If you have submitted your assignment and your teacher has released your results, find out where you can access you results here.

Other handy help resources

Have another question? Check out our full range of support resources below:

1. View our help articles on our Jacaranda Support website.

2. Click the Help icon (see image on right) inside your learnON title. Here you can search your question, read help articles and access walk-through tutorials.

Still stuck?

We are here to help, so if you’re stuck or need to ask a question please reach out.

Contact our Customer Support team at [email protected] or call 1800 777 474 to speak to someone over the phone.
Available Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Brisbane time.