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How to Create PowerPoints – Tutorials

Creating PowerPoint Presentations [videos] PowerPoint Overview PowerPoint Basics Part 1 PowerPoint Basics Part 2 Getting Started with PowerPoint Part 1 Getting Started with PowerPoint Part 2  

Posted by barthelemym on February 23, 2015 in FYI for All, Students

Help Desk for Faculty & Staff

We now have a portal system for the Faculty & Staff Help Desk. To submit a ticket, go to  http://helpdesk.gcc.mass.edu/portal You will be prompted to put in your GCC user name and password.  Once in, complete the form.    

Posted by barthelemym on February 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

Moodle for Make-up Sessions

Below are links to some JING videos created to help those who would like to get started with setting up a Moodle course for make-up sessions.  Most of these videos were created this morning without a script.  If these are useful, then they will be scri …

Posted by barthelemym on February 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

“Humanize Your eLearning Courses or Risk Losing Learners”

Karla Gutierrez notes in her post that “eLearning is a valuable tool in education. Whether the goal is training or professional development, even complete college degrees, eLearning is here and here to stay. This begs the question, how can we ensure th …

Posted by barthelemym on September 9, 2014 in Faculty FYI

Welcome back faculty and staff

Distance Learning – Reminders and what is new since June 1, 2014 The start of the fall semester is fast approaching. Faculty & Staff Help Desk Student Help Desk Student Gmail & other accounts Moodle Reminders (we upgraded to v2.6 on 7/25) FITS …

Posted by barthelemym on August 6, 2014 in Faculty FYI

Moodle upgrade to v2.6 – Information for students

    Some of the changes: New log in page; Log off – Drop-down at top right on your screen; Where is the WYSIWIG bar? See: Some changes to Moodle v2.6 for students (PDF)    

Posted by barthelemym on August 6, 2014 in Moodle, Students

Moodle upgrade to v2.6 on 7/25/14 – Information for Faculty

    Some of the changes: New log in page; Log off – Drop-down at top right on your screen; Editing Within Moodle; Where is the WYSIWIG bar? See: Some new features in Moodle 2.6 for Faculty (PDF)

Posted by barthelemym on August 6, 2014 in Faculty FYI, Moodle

Moodle Course Shells for Summer & Fall 2014 Available

Courses that have been added to Banner and assigned an instructor will appear in Moodle.  If you do not see your course when you log in, please contact the administrative assistant for your area.  It is possible you have not been assigned the course in …

Posted by barthelemym on March 18, 2014 in Faculty FYI, Moodle

Faculty: Plantronics Wireless Headsets loaners

The Vision Project Online Grant provided Distance Learning the opportunity to purchase a number of Plantronic wireless headsets.  These will be on loan for up to a semester at a time.  If you find the need to have a headset indefinitely, please speak w …

Posted by barthelemym on September 9, 2013 in Faculty FYI

Moodle v2.5 is coming

The College will update the Moodle server with the latest version of Moodle (v2.5) on July 15, 2013 from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm.  Moodle will not be available during this time.  Please plan accordingly.

Posted by barthelemym on June 27, 2013 in Faculty FYI, Moodle, Students

Students Cannot See Content Uploaded into Moodle

Make certain the eye to the right of the module is open AND the eye for the file is open, too. The content and the closed eye may be shaded out when you open the eye to the module.  That’s OK.  Click on the closed eye for the content anyway.  The conte …

Posted by barthelemym on September 21, 2012 in Faculty FYI, Moodle

Don’t forget! Moodle tips and how-tos are available online

Need some help getting started with Moodle? We’ve got plenty of support resources for students at http://www.gcc.mass.edu/online-learning/student-resources/moodle/

Posted by admin on May 18, 2012 in Faculty FYI, Moodle

Best practices for your Course Documents folder

To help students locate the core course documents for courses using Moodle, the Main Menu area has a “Course Documents” folder which should contain the critical documents distributed the first day of class (syllabus, rubric, class schedule, etc.) Docum …

Posted by admin on May 9, 2012 in Faculty FYI, Moodle

How Mozilla Protects your Privacy

Firefox – Mozilla is the preferred browser for Moodle.  View Mozilla’s Privacy Policy. Mozilla Privacy Policy How Mozilla Protects your Privacy

Posted by barthelemym on January 28, 2012 in Faculty FYI, Students

Google’s New Privacy Policy

For those who use Gmail, Chrome, Google Docs, any Google products, take the time to read the new privacy policy. Google’s New Privacy Policy

Posted by barthelemym on January 28, 2012 in FYI for All

Good To Know – From Google

“Learn more about how to be safe on the Internet,” courtesy of Google

Posted by barthelemym on January 21, 2012 in Faculty FYI, Students

Making your courses available to students

Remember to make the course available to students Settings > Edit settings > 2/3 rd of way down select “This course is available to students” Reminder: Faculty teaching fully online courses should the course open by 8:00 am the first day of class …

Posted by admin on January 15, 2012 in Moodle

Move files from your office computer to a classroom teaching station on the network

A handout to guide you through the process of setting up access to facadata network drive is available.

Posted by admin on December 3, 2010 in Faculty FYI