Phase 1 What is the timeline of my track? The challenge is self-paced, which means you can finish at your own pace with a maximum duration of 4 weeks. Enrollments begin September 22, 2020, and continue on a rolling basis; Learners must complete their course within 4 weeks of enrollment in order to get certified. Learners who enroll between September 22 and October 5, 2020, will enjoy a full 4 weeks to complete the course. Those who enroll after October 6, 2020, and throughout the month of October (e.g. October 15, October 22, etc), will need to complete the full course before November 5, 2020, in order to get certified.Further clarification:* Learners who enroll between September 22 and October 5, 2020, will enjoy a full 4 weeks to complete the course (e.g. a learner enrolling on September 23, 2020, must complete their foundational course before October 23, 2020, in order to get certified; a learner who enrolls on October 1 must complete before November 1 to get certified, and so on).* Those who enroll after October 6, 2020, will need to complete the full course before November 5, 2020, in order to get certified (i.e. a learner who enrolls on October 7, October 15, or October 22, 2020, etc. must still complete the entire course before November 5, 2020, in order to get certified). How many hours a week should I expect to spend on my coursework, in order to finish my track on time? Between instructional content, quizzes, external resources, active engagement on the community platform, and other course-related activity, we estimate that investing 45 minutes/day of self-study will enable you to proceed through the curriculum at a successful pace and finish in less than 4 weeks, however, if you spend 2 hours/day, you will be able to finish the phase successfully in less than 2 weeks! I feel lost after accessing my classroom, is there any guide to help me? Please watch this tutorial video that will help you get familiar with your classroom. Is there any kind of support provided if I need help in my track? Throughout your journey, you will have access to the Challenge Community Platform to ask other students and tutors questions to help you through any learning difficulties. How can I use the Challenge Community Platform to post my questions? You can learn how to use the platform by watching this tutorial. What is the "Certification Assessment"? The Certification Assessment is an assessment that you must pass in order to get certified. When will the assessment be available? The Certification Assessment will be available on your classroom from the date of your enrollment and within 4 weeks after enrollment. You will no longer be eligible to take the Certification Assessment or get certified if you pass this date. Can I take the certification assessment more than once? Yes, you can take the Certification Assessment more than once. Are there any instructions that can assist me in passing the certification assessment? We recommend going through Phase 1 content diligently and as per the schedule; with this, you will be able to learn all the required Track Fundamentals to pass the Certification Assessment Will I have access to the material of my track after I finish it successfully? Yes, you will have static access to the content after successfully completing your track. Will I get a certificate if I successfully complete my track? Yes. There is a Certificate of Completion which you will receive after completing your track. How to be eligible for the certificate? To receive the certificate, you must successfully complete your track( finish the content and pass the certification assessment with a minimum score of 65% ) within the timeline of the track. I have finished all the criteria for the certificate, when can I receive my certificate? and how? You will be able to issue your certificate once you complete all the requirements. You will also be provided detailed instructions on how to issue your certificate from inside your Classroom. Are there any required documents to receive my certificate? There are no documents required. Once you are eligible for the certificate, you will be able to issue your certificate How will my name be written on the certificate? Certificates will be issued based on the names provided in your classroom, you can still edit your name if you wish from your Classroom settings BEFORE graduation. Please make sure that the first name and last name displayed there is the name you would like displayed on your certificate. Your displayed certificate name will not be changeable after graduation. Will the certificates be accredited? and will it have a unique code or serial number? Udacity is a private online education provider that is industry-recognized rather than accredited by an official institution. However, The Center on Rural Innovation Future is Digital Challenge certificate will be signed by our founder Sebastian Thrun and will contain a unique code that can be later verified for every individual. Can I get a hard copy of my certificate? Udacity only provides graduates with a soft copy of the certificate. However, you can download and print your certificate if you want.