Find information about how to navigate in the myCommNet web portal for the Connecticut Community Colleges, and the resources you will find there. myCommNet provides students, faculty, and staff with access to college email accounts, the Blackboard learning management system, Banner Self-Service for academic records, registration, tuition/payments, and more!
This group of short tutorials is geared for instructors who are brand new to Blackboard but need to use it quickly in the event of a contingency such as a snow day or other college closing. Learn how to do the basics like creating an announcement and uploading files or adding web links into your courses.
Learn how to schedule and host WebEx online meetings, and use the various tools and options available using the WebEx online conferencing tool.FOR MORE INFORMATION on obtaining a WebEx Host license and other related resources for ConnSCU Faculty and Staff, please visit: http://supportcenter.ct.edu/Service/WebEx.asp
The videos in this playlist provide information about how faculty can use the Kaltura Video Building Block within Blackboard to upload videos and make them available to students using the Kaltura streaming media server. Kaltura is an online video platform that enables users of the Blackboard Learning Management System to upload various types of media files (video, audio, images) from within Blackboard and deliver them as "streaming media." Delivering files using dedicated media servers avoids the need for the end-user to download large files and view them offline. It also prevents the "buffering" that often occurs when video files are being played from regular web servers, whichare not optimized to deliver media content.
Don't you just love it when you learn a little technical shortcut or trick that helps you do something you've always wondered how to do, or that saves you time on little tasks that you have to do all the time? This playlist is relevant for faculty, staff, and students. Videos provide guidance on a variety of easy to implement technical skills that will help you to accomplish various tasks more efficiently!