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Register Now for Online Courses

Are you looking to register for online courses at SCCC but don’t know how? What are online courses and are they right for you?

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Getting Started and Finding Help in Blackboard

Be sure to visit the SCCC OIT Blackboard page and our YouTube page a full list of instructional material. Also remind students of our Student area which contains the SCCC Student Guide to Blackboard.

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The 5 Biggest Myths About Online Learning

Online learning can carry a stigma. Many may think students are buying a degree and others say these students are simply not smart enough for ‘traditional’ education. So what’s the real story? What are the biggest myths about online learning you should know about?

If you’re considering an online degree or have ever wondered who are the students who pursue one, check out the below infographic as it’s both whimsical and informative. What could be better than that?

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16
Dec
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Blackboard Collaborate is Coming!

Want to talk with a student face to face for a virtual office hour? Need to have a lecture online to make up for a snow closing? Want to have a meeting with your peers on another campus without wasting time in the car traveling? Blackboard Collaborate is here to help you with all of this and more.

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1
Dec
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Innovation for Online Students Benefits All Students

Higher education encompasses an ever-expanding continuum of instructional delivery models and systems. One-third of all college students nationally — more than 7.1 million — take at least one online class. At Penn State, where online education has been embedded in the institution since the first World Campus classes were offered in 1998, half of our resident students take at least one course online. The rapid increase of web-enhanced instruction throughout the learning enterprise is increasingly blurring the bifurcation between online and face-to-face instruction, and improving pedagogy and student learning across the university. . .

By Craig Weidemann

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19
Nov
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Register Now for Online Courses

Are you looking to register for online courses at SCCC but don’t know how? What are online courses and are they right for you?

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18
Nov

Organizing Your Course List

If you’ve logged into Blackboard recently, you might have noticed that the Winter session and Spring 2015 courses have been made available. For those that teach many courses and even just those who are teaching the same course in the Spring as they did in the Fall, it might difficult to find the course link you’re looking for to navigate to.  The following instructions will guide you through organizing your Course List so that it will be easier to find the course you’re looking for.

Click here to download a PDF of the instructions.

  1. On the Courses tab click on the Gear that appears when you move your curser over the title bar of the Course List module.CourseList
  2. To organize your courses by term, in the Terms section click on the Group by Term checkbox.GroupByTerm
  3. You can further organize the terms by sorting the terms. Click on the Up/Down arrow button to open the Reorder menu. Click on the up/down carats to move the terms into the arrangement you want. Click Submit to save.SortTerms
  4. If you only want to display the current term, uncheck the Show Term checkbox next to any term you don’t want displayed. NOTE: Remember to check off the box the next semester.ShowTerm
  5. Also, for a nice clean look, uncheck the Expand Term checkbox.ExpandCourses
  6. For those that aren’t using Blackboard Learn for for all their courses, you might want to make your traditional courses not appear in your Course List and leave only the online ones. In the Edit Course List section, you can check/uncheck fields that you don’t want to see for each course. If you uncheck all of the fields for a course, the course will not be shown in your Course List. NOTE: Remember which courses you make un-viewable in case you need to access them at a later date. You will have to return to this area to make them viewable.
  7. Once you are done selecting the options to organize your Course List, click on Submit to save your changes.

 

11
Nov

Navigating The New Learning Landscape

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