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Digital Learning Center

Remote Learning Support
DLC Remote Learning Support

Welcome!  The Digital Learning Center (DLC) offers online user support with a variety of common student use applications and provides online presentations in a variety of topics.  User assistance and presentations are delivered using Zoom software. 

FALL 2020 Hours of Remote Operation:
  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

STUDENTS: For usage questions, please email DLCENTER@montgomerycollege.edu.

FACULTY: To request an online presentation for your class, please contact Learning Center Manager, Ed Cunningham | Ed.Cunningham@montgomerycollege.edu

Remote Learning Support for Students

Starting October 21, 2020:
NEED HELP?  Book An Appointment Now!

The Digital Learning Center provides support with a variety of common use applications that help students develop and expand their digital literacy skills in a variety of topics, such as use of Windows 10, MS Office 365, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, ePortfolio, LinkedIn, presentation tools, and Zoom.

  • Book an individual appointment with Digital Learning Center staff by using Microsoft Bookings, a web-based appointment calendar.

  • After booking an appointment, a confirmation email from the Digital Learning Center will be automatically sent to your email.

  • The staff will send you an email with a Zoom meeting link prior to joining the booked appointment.
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT HERE

 

October and November:
ePortfolio Training! 

An ePortfolio is an electronic portfolio of your work which shows your educational and professional journeys in a digital format over time.

* BASICS: Creating Your Own ePortfolio Site Using WordPress

Learn how to create a WordPress account, import the Montgomery College WordPress template, and customize your ePortfolio website. 

* ADVANCED: Designing and Managing Your Own ePortfolio Site Using WordPress

Learn how to write content, attach documents, insert images and videos, and manage profile settings such as dashboard, security, privacy, and notifications.  Must have already created an ePortfolio site successfully.

All training session access will require a web link to join via Collaborate Ultra
  • A confirmation email from the Digital Learning Center will be automatically sent to your email with a web link to join the class.
  • Registration must occur an hour in advance in order to obtain a web link prior to joining the class.

Classes are scheduled in October and November below:

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 – 11 a.m. (Basics)
  • Thursday, October 15, 2020 – 11 a.m.
  • Monday, October 19, 2020 – 2 p.m. (Basics)
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 – 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November, 17, 2020 – 3 p.m.
REGISTER HERE

Instructional Resources and Services for Students

Blackboard 
  • Submitting an Assignment
  • Checking Your Grades
  • How to Create and Manage Tasks
  • How to Send Email from Your Course
  • How to Join Collaborate Ultra via Blackboard Course
Web Services
  • Setting up Google and Yahoo accounts
  • Creating a Dropbox, Google Drive, or One Drive account
  • Setting up Digital Storytelling
  • Setting up ePortfolio website using WordPress
Windows 10
  • Basic Keyboarding and Mouse Usage
  • File Management
    Connecting USB Devices
  • Printing
  • Web Searching
MS Access
  • Creating and Working with Tables
  • Creating and Using Forms, Queries, and Reports  
MS Excel
  • Creating and Working with Workbooks, Graphs, and Excel Basic Functions
  • Importing and Exporting Data
MS PowerPoint
  • Creating Presentations and Shows
  • Utilizing Video, Sound, and Web Content within Presentations
  • Adding Transitions and Sound
  • Applying Design Themes
  • Selecting and Applying Layouts
  • Setting and Rehearsing Timing for a slide show
MS Word
  • Creating, Saving, and Printing documents
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Customizing Page Setup

Starting November 2, 2020: 
NEW Online Workshop Registration!

All workshops are conducted online via Zoom. 
All workshop access will require a Zoom meeting link sent to you after you register for the workshop.
  • Workshop registration employs Microsoft Bookings, a web-based appointments calendar.  To register, select the workshop topic, date, and time on the calendar.
     
  • After registering for a workshop, a confirmation email from the Digital Learning Center will be automatically sent to your email with a Zoom meeting link to join the class.
     
  • Registration must occur an hour in advance in order to obtain a Zoom meeting link prior to joining the class.
     
  • Workshop topics, dates, and times are listed below.
REGISTER HERE


NOVEMBER and DECEMBER 2020: 

  • November 03, 10, 17 and 24 at 1 p.m. 

  • December 01, 08, and 15 at 1 p.m.
Basics
  • November 03 at 4 p.m.

  • November 10 at 2 p.m

  • November 20 at 10 a.m.
Intermediate
  • November 05 at 3 p.m.

  • November 12 at 2 p.m.

  • November 19 at 10 a.m.

FREE Online Resources for Students

LinkedIn Learning - Anywhere, Anytime!
  • Log in to MyMC 
  • At MyMC homepage, click on My Classes
  • Scroll down to Online Video Training Library
  • Under Online Video Training Library heading, click on Sign in using your MyMC credentials to log in your Montgomery College LinkedIn Learning account
Smarthinking - Online Tutoring
  • Log in to MyMC 
  • At MyMC homepage, click on My Classes
  • Scroll down to Study Skills and Tutoring
  • Under Study Skills and Tutoring heading, click on Smarthinking Online Tutoring
  • Follow instructions on the screen to access the tutoring service
Virtual Tutoring
  • Montgomery College offers a variety of online support through our discipline-specific Learning Centers to help students meet the rigors of academic coursework
  • Visit the Virtual Tutoring website at Montgomery College
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