Online Course Resources

You will find in this section interactive tutorials for learning how to navigate your online student experience. You will develop needed skills to use technology tools for learning such as Respondus and Microsoft Office suite.

You will also find under this section useful information on skillshops, step by step instructions on how to register for Canvas 101 self-paced course, and tutorials on all Microsoft Office products.

Respondus LockDown Browser for Students

Respondus LockDown Browser Software This application is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard and WebCT. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Supports Windows and Mac

Download the lockdown browser

Taking an Exam Using Respondus LockDown Browser

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Canvas 101 - The Student Experience

The Canvas 101 self-paced course will prepare you to use the most common features in Canvas. It includes six modules with short video demonstrations and links to tutorials:

  1. User Settings
  2. Communication
  3. Assignments
  4. Grades
  5. Mobile
  6. Help

Canvas 101 Badge To enroll yourself in this course, click on the Canvas 101 link, then click on the Enroll in Course button.

Total viewing time for all course content is approximately 35 minutes. If you need to take a break, you can always return later to finish up or view the tutorials again.

After completing all six modules you will take the Canvas 101 quiz and earn your Canvas 101 badge.

Microsoft Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)


Skillshops are free workshops, or mini courses, that provide real-life solutions to common student issues.

Why Attend Skillshops?

  • They're free.
  • They're offered on all campuses during the day and evening.
  • They're short - only an hour or two.
  • You can attend as many as you want.
  • They're jam-packed with information relevant to your life.
  • They're taught by experts, counselors, advisors and professors.
  • You don't need to sign up or register in advance. Just show up with your student I.D.

Visit for more information on the variety of topics available.