Digital Learning Centers

Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campuses
Digital Learning Center

Welcome

Digital Learning Center Remote Learning Support!

Per Montgomery College’s Coronavirus Response Plan, 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.

During the Remote Teaching and Learning Period, visit us at:

DLC Remote Learning Support

We operate three locations: two on the Rockville Campus and one on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. Workshops are offered on the Germantown campus. 

We provide students with Windows and Mac workstations for their academic work. The Centers provide support that helps students develop and expand their digital literacy skills, including use of Windows and Macs, MS Office 2019, MS Office 365, Blackboard, and other common College provided computer resources for student use. The Centers provide workshops on the use of software packages like Microsoft Office, and they promote safe computing practices.

To request a workshop in class, please contact Learning Center Manager, Ed Cunningham|Ed.Cunningham@montgomerycollege.edu.

Walk-in computer labs

Orientation to Montgomery College computing resources 

Workshops: ePortfolio, Excel Charts, File Management, Infographics, PowerPoint Basics

You must have an MC ID to use the Digital Learning Centers.  

New INK printing kiosks -- Pay for Printing at Montgomery College.

Locations and Hours

FALL 2020 -- Hours of Remote Operation

  • Monday– Friday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

During the Remote Teaching and Learning Period, visit us at: 

DLC Remote Learning Support

 

Rockville Campus

Computer Science (CS) Building, Room 025

Phone: 240-567-5187

Rockville Campus Map 

Computer Science building on the Rockville Campus
Rockville Campus

Humanities Building (HU), Room 312 

Phone: 240-567-5156             

Rockville Campus Map

Humanities Building on the Rockville Campus

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus 

Charlene R. Nunley Student Services Center (ST) Building, Room 304/304A

Phone: 240-567-1657 or 240-567-1658

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Map

Student Services Center on the Takoma Park/Silver spring Campus

 The Digital Learning Centers

Rockville Campus
Gateway sign at the entrance to the Rockville Campus

The Digital Learning Center at the Rockville campus is located in the Humanities (HU) on the third floor and Computer Science (CS) on the ground floor buildings. We provide an open learning lab and study environment for students in all disciplines. Computer labs in the HU and CS buildings offer both Windows and Mac systems and have a wide variety of software. Labs are equipped with INKnew window printers, scanners, individualized help areas and quiet areas.

We offer one-on-one assistance to students who need help with the basic operation of academic computer resources provided to all students, such as Blackboard, and the Microsoft Office suite. Our goal is to enhance student ability with course-related assignments that require use of the MS Office suite, Blackboard, browsers, basic cloud applications, and the College’s shared file system. When available, we provide one on one assistance to CMAP (Computer Applications) students.

If you wish to receive assistance, you need to be prepared. You must have your textbook, assignment, any necessary files, storage device, notebook(s), required password(s), and writing instruments. Please note, if you do not know your passwords the staff of the Digital Learning Center cannot help you.

Rockville Digital Learning Center is currently offering workshops in

PowerPoint basics and intermediate topics

Charts and Graphs using Excel

ePortfolio development using WordPress 

Infographics

Rockville Digital Learning Center collaborates with the Academic Success Centernew window (ASC) at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus to offer ASC workshops and individualized tutoring using Skype.

Our private Skype tutoring room in HU307 allows students to work with a tutor

Workshops offered by the ASC are live streamed from Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus and hosted on the Rockville campus, Computer Science building, room CS021A

For more information: Digital Learning Center Brochure (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Learning Center Manager

Ed Cunningham
Emailnew window | 240-567-5191

Staff

Thanh King

Adetoro Oladokun

Kim Potter

Niki Delk

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
Student Services Center on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

The Digital Learning Center in Takoma Park/Silver Spring is located at the Charlene R. Nunley Student Services Center (ST). We provide an open learning environment for students in all disciplines. We provide computers with a wide variety of software, INKnew window printers, scanners, and one-on-one assistance to students to enhance their course-related assignments.

The center is equipped with 50 Microsoft Windows based systems and 23 Apple iMacs and offers a variety of educational software and hardware devices needed to support coursework. Student must be ready to use the WEPA printer for course assignments! Staff does not print documents for you.

If you wish to receive assistance, you need to be prepared. You must have your textbook, assignment, any necessary files, storage device, notebook(s), required password(s), and writing instruments. Please note, if you do not know your passwords the staff of the Digital Learning Center cannot help you.

For more information: Digital Learning Center Brochure (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Assistant Learning Center Manager

Charles Harried
Emailnew window | 240-567-1458

Staff

Robel Belay

Kenneth Kiv

Saul Goldberg

Hyde Revilla

Featured Upcoming ONLINE Workshops via Zoom and Collaborate Ultra 

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

FALL 2020 

To find out about ONLINE workshops via Zoom and Collaborare Ultra, visit us at: 

DLC Remote Learning Support

Available Resources and Services for Students

Welcome to Digital Learning Centers!

To ensure that the centers provide an environment conducive to academic study, we ask our users to adhere to the following guidelines:

Users

The centers are for current faculty, staff, and students only

All users must Log-on using their MyMC credentials

No guests or children are allowed in the centers

Food and uncovered drinks are not allowed in the centers

Shoes must be worn at all times

Users must adhere to all aspects of the College’s Student Code of Conduct (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) and the College’s Acceptable Use of Information Technology

Computers

Access to the computers is on a first-come, first-served basis

Center computers print only to the WEPA kiosks located at each center and at various sites at the College Center staff will not print documents for users

Computers at the center are configured to prevent permanent storage of files on the computer’s disk drive. Please make sure to save your work to a USB device, or to the College’s internal network or your cloud account

Do not disconnect the desktop computer wires (i.e., computers, mouse, or network cables)

Scanning of books is prohibited. If you need to scan books, please use the scanners in the Library

Environment

Loud or disruptive conversations are not allowed

Headset volumes must be limited in order to not disrupt other users

Remember to take all external media such as USB keys or CD/DVD disks before exiting the center

Do not leave personal items unattended. Center staff are not responsible for lost or stolen items

In case of emergency, please exit the center immediately. When the emergency is over, staff will allow access into the center and you can pick up where you left off

Humanities Courses - HU307 and CS021A

Tutoring via SKYPE: Visit the Digital Learning Center, Humanities building, room HU307. See schedule at Academic Success Center new window

Live Streamed workshops via SKYPE: Visit the Digital Learning Center, Computer Science building, room CS021A. See schedule at Academic Success Centernew window

Questions about SKYPE Tutoring and Live Streamed workshops, please contact Tsung (Jeff) Chuang, Learning Center Manager, Academic Success Center, Takoma Park/Silver Spring

Computer Applications (CMAP) Tutoring - HU307

Visit the Digital Learning Center, Humanities building, room HU307

Questions about CMAP Tutoring, please contact the department Business, Economics, Accounting, Computer Applications and Hospitality Management new window(BEACAHM)

Web Development (TECH) Tutoring - HU307

Visit the Digital Learning Center, Humanities building, room HU307

Questions about TECH Tutoring, please contact the department Media Arts and Technologies new window

Computer Science (CMSC) Tutoring - SW109

Visit the Ackerman Learning Centernew window, Science West building, room SW109

Questions about CMSC Tutoring, please contact the department Science, Engineering, and Technology new window(SET)

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

MC Learning Centers

Montgomery College offers a variety of services and supports through our discipline-specific Learning Centers to help students meet the rigors of academic coursework

Visit the Learning Centers new windowwebsite at Montgomery College

Blackboard

Taking a Test Online

Submitting an Assignment

Checking Your Grades

How to Create and Manage Tasks 

How to Use the Discussion Board

How to send Email from Your Course

Staying Organized and Communicating

How to Send Email from Your Course

How to Create and Manage Tasks

How to Use the Calendar

How to Send and Receive Blackboard Course Messages

Setting Your Preferences and Controlling Your Environment

My Blackboard Profiles

How to Create, Import, or Reconcile a MyEdu Profile

Your Notification options

Editing Personal Information and Privacy Options 

Changing Your Password

Adding an Avatar

How to Customize Your Group Home Page  

Web Services

Utilizing your College Outlook 365 Account

Setting up Google, Yahoo, and Live mail accounts

Creating a Dropbox, Google Drive, or One Drive account

Learn Facebook: The Basics Skill

Adjusting Facebook Privacy Setting

Creating Twitter Bio and Responding to users

Setting up ePortfolio website using WordPress and Weebly

 

Windows 10

Authentication thru Active Directory

Basic Keyboarding and Mouse usage

Windows Explorer and File management

Connecting USB Devices

Web Searching

User Security

 

Mac OS X Sierra

Utilizing Finder

Utilizing Dock and Launch Pad

Utilizing Mission control

Navigating the Desktop

Video conferencing

User Security

Scanning and Printing

Printing with INK printers

Scanning Documents using the ADF

Changing scanning resolution settings

Scanning multiple documents

Scanning documents for Kurzweil or Email

Converting documents to PDF format

 

MS Access

Creating and Working with Tables

Creating and Working with Forms

Creating and Working with Queries

Creating and Working with Reports  

MS Excel

Creating and Working with Workbooks

Creating Graphs and Using Excel 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

Inserting Header, Footer, and MLA or APA format

Creating Work Cited or Reference lists

Inserting Section breaks

 

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