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
This application is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. 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
Canvas-based exams and quizzes may require online proctoring using the online exam proctoring service, Honorlock,
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:
- User Settings
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)
Can't make it to campus? Valencia has tutors online and are available to assist you during the following hours:
- Monday through Friday 10am-9pm
- Saturday and Sunday 11am-7pm