There are many different kinds of training resources available across the web. Some of these resources are listed below, both exclusive to Central College users and open to the public.
Before looking at other training resources, make sure to check IT Service’s in-depth How To Guides.
Students and employees use Blackboard for a variety of tasks. Help is provided for the service online through the Blackboard Learn videos.
Blackboard Learn for Students: Videos specifically geared towards helping students learn to use the Blackboard service
Blackboard Learn for Instructors: Videos focused on helping instructors learn how to use Blackboard tools, design their courses, and assess students
**Faculty only: If you need additional help setting up or using Blackboard, contact the Academic Computing office located in Lower Level Douwstra #6 (641-628-7671).
Rather than focus on a particular service, this blog provides useful tips on a variety of technology topics, both general and specific to users in the Central College community.
Better Cloud is a website that is free for anyone to visit and use. The site provides numerous tips, tricks, and tools for using Gmail, Google Drive, and other Google Apps.
Some faculty use a student response system (“classroom clickers”) called TurningPoint in their classes. The TurningPoint software is installed on all instructor computers in the classrooms on campus. The TurningPoint software is available for instructors to install on their computers. The software is available for install at the Software Center. Just search for Software Center on your computer.