Training Modules

  • Creating a Small Bongo Meeting
    Tips for creating a Bongo meeting for an individual student or small group.
  • Information for Dual Credit Instructors
    We will be using D2L Brightspace this semester as our learning management system (LMS). We will no longer being using Moodle. Links to D2L Brightspace, Office 365, SSC Self-Service, and Employee email are available in the footer of every www.ssc.edu webpage under the Self-Service heading.  You […]
  • Cross-listed Courses in D2L
    Seeing triple or more?  When a course that is cross-listed  in Colleague is batched to D2L at least three shells are created.  One shell for each of the individual courses (ART-130-003 and then ART-E77-703) and one shell with the courses combined (ART-130-003, ART-E77-703).  This process allows […]
  • Using Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor to Proctor Assessments
    A fully automated proctoring solution integrated with D2L that uses a student’s webcam to record and analyze student exam sessions. Overview Video / What is Respondus? Preparing an Exam for Use with Lockdown Browswer & Respondus Monitor Resources Rapid rollout for instructors: https://web.respondus.com/rapid-rollout-instructors/ Weekly training webinars: […]
  • Integrating Cengage Mindtap with D2L
    Cengage Learning now provides integration with your D2L BrightSpace course. This enables instructors to add Cengage Learning MindTap content to their courses, synchronize scores, and eliminate multiple logins for students. Live Virtual Video Training / 12-16-2020 Resources Instructors Guide for Integration (PDF) Educator Guides Cengage Tech […]
  • Entering Final Grades in D2L
    STEPS TO ENTER FINAL GRADES As an instructor, it is important that you enter data for each of your students in each of your courses. This information must be submitted to Ellucian Colleague through D2L Brightspace. This data is due on different dates and it MUST […]
  • Entering Active Pursuit and Midterms in D2L
    As an instructor, it is important that you enter data for each of your students in each of your courses. This information must be submitted to Ellucian Colleague through D2L Brightspace. This data is due on different dates and it MUST BE SUBMITTED ON TIME. Failure […]
  • TurnItIn Integration with D2L
    A comprehensive solution for preventing multiple forms of plagiarism, grading assignments, and safeguarding your institution’s reputation. Live Virtual Video Training – Beginner / 08-14-2020 Live Virtual Video Training – Advanced / 08-14-2020 Resources Guides: Instructor | Student Interpreting Similarity: Guide | Video | Spectrum Sign up […]
  • Getting Started with D2L at SSC
    This document is a brief summary of some of the starting steps you might consider when developing your first D2L courses.
  • D2L Subscription Training / Brightspace Community
    Our D2L Subscription training provides you unlimited access to on-demand and live D2L sessions. It allows convenient access anytime, anywhere. Additionally tiered training (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) is also available. How to Register Create a Brightspace Community account at https://community.brightspace.com/s/. Be sure to use your SSC email address […]
  • Tips to Getting Started with D2L
    Setup your Content Modules How do you want to organize content for students? How will students find course materials, assignments, quizzes? Add materials to your Content Modules Upload/Create OR Existing Activities Build one module to get a feel for the process Setup Virtual Classroom Sessions
  • Moving Course Content from Moodle to D2L
    If you have course content in Moodle you would like to use in D2L it is no problem to import it. In Moodle: Backup your Moodle course and then download that file to your computer. In D2L: Go to Course Tools →Course Admin →Import/Export/Copy Components Select […]
  • Moving Your Course Content from Course Shell to Course Shell in D2L
    Great news! You do not need to recreate your course content every semester. It is easy to roll it over from a previous term. Go to Course Tools →Course Admin →Import/Export/Copy Components Choose “Copy Components from another Org Unit”and select “Search for offering” Type in your […]
  • Pairing Pearson with D2L
    Pairing Pearson MyLab, Mastering or Revel 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. If you are using Inclusive Access you must add the Redshelf module to your […]
  • 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. If you are using Inclusive Access you must add the Redshelf module to your […]

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Microsoft eLearning – Online course offerings surrounding Microsoft technologies

Microsoft Office – Online course offerings surrounding Microsoft Office technologies

Technology Tidbits – Online repository to share technology with faculty and staff.

Technology Showcase – This site is a repository for all IT technology demonstrations, workshops, and sessions presented during Technology Advisory Committees, Technology Time sessions, In-Service Days, and TLC Workshops.

Moodle.org – Home to the open-source Learning Management System used by South Suburban College.

LinkedIn – Welcome to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with 200 million members in 200 countries and territories around the globe.

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American Management Association – For administrative support, business writing and presentation skills, and customer service.

Skillpath – Current seminars for supervisors.

SSC Library Website – The Library at South Suburban College is a central service area for books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, subscription databases, and online resources that support the classroom needs of the students, faculty, and staff as well as the research and informational needs of the community.