Author: Lisa Miller (Page 1 of 3)

What is Educause?

Welcome to EDUCAUSE! Your organization has made an excellent decision by joining the largest community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education—making you a member.
As a member, EDUCAUSE can help you:
Predict, plan for, and act on the latest trends by accessing cutting-edge research, data, tools, and publications • Make connections by discussing your challenges and best practices with peers • Advance your knowledge and career by participating in training and professional development for a wide range of topics and career levels
To help you get the most out of your membership, we’ve created an orientation program that provides you with key resources that you can start leveraging today.
Member Orientation Paths The paths below offer you tools and resources to make your job easier and help you advance your career. We’ve created one page that’s quick and easy to use, with content curated for your area of interest. Each path also provides you with our 5 Key Resources to set you up for success.

Security and Privacy
IT Leaders
IT Professionals
Teaching and Learning
Don’t Put Me in a Box  

Ready to get started? Use your SSC email address to create your profile!

Pairing D2L with McGraw Hill Connect

Pairing your McGraw Hill Connect materials with D2L Brightspace provides a seamless experience for students. With a few clicks, you are able to integrate your grade books and assignments like a pro.

Important Note: before pairing, check which internet browser you are using. It is recommended to use Chrome or Firefox and avoid Safari (which sometimes blocks the pairing process).

D2L Brightspace Pairing (Sync) Process (website – step-by-step guide)

D2L BrightSpace Pairing Process (Video Only)

Access to Instructor Resources through Connect (PDF)

Virtual Video Training Session – December 1, 2020

Resources for Students

Below are links to videos and documents that walk students through registering for Connect via D2L BrightSpace. These student instructions are slightly different if you have an Inclusive Access course.

Steps for Students (Video)

Steps for Students (PDF)

McGraw Hill Student Registration (Website)

Technical Support

If you would like to schedule a 1 on 1 session to pair Connect with D2L with a McGraw Hill representative click here.

You can find other resources and support tools at our Support at Every Step Website: https://www.mheducation.com/highered/support.html

Tech Support: 800-331-5094

Readspeaker for D2L Brightspace

Instantly create an audio version of courses, PDF, ebooks, web research, training materials, assignments, and more.

We have empowered students with text-to-speech accessibility technology for learning. Text to speech can help with understanding. Tools such as text-only mode, page masks, enlarged text, and select text provide support for diverse learning styles.

Readspeaker webReader and docReader enhance:

ReadSpeaker Player/Tool Highlight Sheet (PDF)

Not sure how to access Readspeaker webReader in D2L Brightspace?

Looking for text to speak support with PDF, Microsoft Word or Excel files inside of D2L Brightspace? Learn more about Readspeaker docReader.

2022FA Faculty Semester Guide

Updated: August 8, 2022

Got questions? This page is full of resources to the questions folks are asking most frequently about 2022SU. Don’t forget to check for additional resources at https://tl.ssc.edu/ or email ssconline@ssc.edu for additional assistance.

Things You Need to Know Before the Semester Begins

D2L Subscription Training / Brightspace Community

TL Live Training Calendar

Best Practices for Basic D2L Content

Chat with D2L Technical Support

Getting Started with Simulcast/Dual Delivery and/or Lecture Capture

Getting Started with Bongo

Scheduling a Meeting and Launching Bongo

Cross-listed/Dual Delivery Courses in D2L

Using Groups and Restrictions to Assign Quizzes or Other Activities

Getting Started with the Promethean Titanium ActivPanel

Getting Started with the Epson Brightlink Projector

Learn More About Our New Bookstore

Outcomes Assessment – Rubrics at SSC – General Education and Course Level

Things You Need to Know About Grading

Entering Attendance Verification in D2L

Entering Active Pursuit and Midterms in D2L

Entering Final Grades in D2L

Faculty Q&A on 2021FA Dual Delivery Courses – August 12, 2021

Dual Delivery Classroom Equipment – August 13, 2021

Follett Book Adoption (Follette Discover)

Follett Discover is a powerful online tool that transforms the course materials discovery and adoption process for faculty, and helps students obtain, organize and instantly access their required and recommended course materials from within your learning management system. Follett Discover Administrator role is designed to work with the faculty experience and allow department administrators to manage adoptions.

This quick reference guide provides instructions on how to:
• Set adoption permissions
• Review and approve submitted adoptions
• Pre-approve materials for faculty
• View adoption progress and compliance at a glance

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