Our Digital World-Student - installation

Getting Started—Student

Students using the ODW Online Companion purchase the ODW textbook with an activation code to the Online Companion site. In addition, they must receive the enrollment key for their course from their instructor. Please follow these steps for installing and accessing the ODW Online Companion.

  1. Purchase an ODW textbook with valid activation code.
  2. Receive an enrollment key from instructor.
  3. Launch a Web browser (does not need to be Internet Explorer) and go to http://ourdigitalworld.emcp.com.
  4. At the ODW Online Companion homepage, click “Start Here!”.
  5. If Adobe AIR is not currently installed, you will be prompted to install it.  Click “Yes” to install Adobe Air. (If Adobe AIR is already installed, skip to step 6.)
  6. Click “Install” in the Application Install dialog box.
  7. Click “Continue” in the Application Install dialog box.
  8. Click “I Agree” in the Application Install dialog box. NOTE: the student will only see this if AIR is not yet installed on the computer.
  9. Students using Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 machines will need to click “Continue” in the User Account Control dialog box.
  10. The Our Digital World Companion application finishes installing, places an icon on the computer’s desktop , and then automatically opens the ODW Online Companion.
  11. In the ODW Online Companion login page, click on “Sign Up” in New Student? dialog box.
  12. Fill out all of the fields on the New Account page, type the Enrollment Key supplied by instructor and the Activation Code from the textbook. Click Create my new account.
  13. Returning to the ODW Online Companion login page, login with the user name and password you just created.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!