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Digital Learning Center

Remote Learning Support
DLC Remote Learning Support

Welcome

Now our Digital Learning Centers at the Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring campuses are open.

The Digital Learning Centers will continue to offer 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 and other learning management tools. 

FALL 2022 | On Campus and Remote

Students, Faculty, and Staff 

Rockville Campus 
Humanities (HU) | Room 312 
240-567-5156

  • Monday – Friday | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus 
Charlene R. Nunley Student Services Center (ST) | Room 304/304A 
240-567-1657 | 240-567-1658 

  • Monday – Thursday | 9 a.m.  – 7 p.m.
  • Friday | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Faculty 

  • Faculty who would like the DLC to provide assistance to their students with common use software tools
  • Faculty who would like to request an online presentation for your class
  • Please contact Kim Potter | Interim Learning Center Manager | Emailnew window 

Remote Instructional Support Services

Instructional Support Services for Students, Faculty, and Staff by Subject
  • Navigating and accessing Blackboard courses page
  • Accessing and using the course menu such as syllabus, course content, announcements, discussions, and course mail
  • Accessing and viewing Blackboard course tools and MC resources
  • Accessing and joining Blackboard Collaborate Ultra using features such as content sharing, profile setting modifications, and breakout groups
  • Accessing and creating a WordPress account
  • Selecting and applying designed themes for your ePortfolio
  • Accessing and applying the Montgomery College WordPress prototype
  • Saving files using various formats
  • Adding files, images, and videos
  • Managing and modifying profile settings such as dashboard, security, privacy, and notifications
  • Accessing and creating a LinkedIn profile
  • Adding and editing your profile such as introduction, experience, profile photo, and summary
  • Adding and editing your education, licenses, certifications, and skills

♦ Microsoft Access

  • Creating/working with tables, forms, queries, and reports
  • Setting up data tables, table data fields, and table key fields
  • Setting up/editing table relationships
  • Creating/editing reports and  establishing report data sources and report layouts
  • Adding/editing report elements and printing reports
  • Importing/exporting data
  • Creating/editing simple macros

♦ Microsoft Excel

  • Creating/working with worksheets 
  • Adding/deleting/copying/
    moving worksheets
  • Formatting/editing worksheet elements and styles
  • Setting up page and worksheet layouts
  • Creating/editing charts 
  • Using basic formulas and functions
  • Working with data tables and sorting/querying/filtering data
  • Importing/exporting data
  • Creating/editing simple macros

♦ Microsoft Outlook

  • Accessing Outlook mail in MS Office 2019 and 365 on the computer
  • Using Outlook mail on mobile devices
  • Managing calendars and scheduling meetings in MS Office 2019 (Zoom and Teams) 

♦ Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Creating/copying/sorting/
    deleting slides
  • Designing slides from templates
  • Inserting/editing text, tables, images, illustrations, links, symbols, and media
  • Applying design themes, transitions, animations, and slide show  
  • Working with slide views and windows
  • Selecting/applying slide layouts
  • Using PowerPoint to create infographics and infoposters

♦ Microsoft Teams

  • Accessing/creating a team and its channels 
  • Viewing/communicating with team members
  • Scheduling meetings and calls with one/many team members
  • Sharing desktop, windows, and files content 
  • Accessing/posting files, links, and content for team members in shared cloud storage using Teams

♦ Microsoft Word

  • Creating/editing page and paragraph styles and themes
  • Setting up/editing page and paragraph layouts
  • Inserting/editing pages, tables, illustrations, media, links, header and footer, text, and symbols
  • Setting up/editing tables of contents, footnotes, citations and bibliography
  • Setting up/editing document reviews (proofing, language, and tracking changes)
  • Working with document views and windows
  • Downloading and setting up VDI web client used for connecting personal computer to College VDI network
  • Saving files to personal cloud storage and USB devices
  • Printing files to personal printers
  • Accessing Windows applications and features, devices, system, and personalization
  • Accessing and viewing folders and contents layout such icons, details, or list
  • Accessing and modifying devices such as blue tooth and other devices, printers, mouse, or keyboard
  • Changing mouse cursor and accessibility settings
  • Changing Windows display settings such as background, color, themes, fonts, or language
  • Accessing and joining Zoom meetings using laptop or mobile devices
  • Viewing and communicating with other Zoom participants
  • Modifying Zoom controls such as lock meeting, waiting room, sharing your screen, breakout rooms, polls
  • Sending and receiving files and links using Zoom
  • Modifying basic Zoom settings such as backgrounds, names, camera, and sound controls

Book An ONLINE Appointment HERE

Online Staff

The Digital Learning Centers provide instructional 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, ePortfolio, LinkedIn, presentation tools, and Zoom.

  • To book an ONLINE appointment with Digital Learning Center staff, select the appointment topic, date, available staff, and time
  • 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 meeting link prior to joining the booked appointment
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

ONLINE Presentations and Workshops Registration 

FALL 2022 

This class is an overview of the profile creation process and to explore ways in requesting endorsements and recommendations.

  • December 6 at 2 p.m. 

All presentations and workshops are conducted online via Zoom and other learning management tools and will require a meeting link sent to you after you register.

  • To register, select a presentation or a workshop topic, date, and time.
  • After registering for a presentation or workshop, a confirmation email from the Digital Learning Center will be automatically sent to your email with a meeting link.
  • Presentation or workshop registration must occur an hour prior to obtain a meeting link.
REGISTER HERE

ONLINE Resources for Students

LinkedIn Learning – Anywhere Anytime
  • Log into 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 into 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
Learning Centers – 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 Tutoringnew window website at Montgomery College

Updated by Thanh King (December 2nd, 2022)