This web page contains links to a variety of web tutorials and guides to computer technology and software used at SBCC. They are listed below:
Classroom management, record-keeping, & student early-alert - Classroom management generally refers to those tasks that do not focus on teaching actions.
- Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) - This is a link to our SLO training materials. The SLO page includes examples of CSLOs, rubrics, and general information on student learning outcomes. The college's official list of SLOs, as well as detailed description of the SLO cycle, can be found on the college's Accreditation website.
- Campus Pipeline Portal - This portal is a hub for connecting to all of the college's enterprise computer systems such as Google Mail, Canvas learning management system, Banner (access to rosters, submitting final grades and faculty grade packet submissions), and other important, non-teaching systems such as payroll, college financials, etc. - desktop/laptop or LIMITED mobile app
- Submitting grade packet (records of achievement) - At the end of each semester, the college requires that each faculty member submits records of achievement (copy of gradebook in electronic form) of each section to the Faculty Grade Packet Upload Tool in Admissions & Records at https://ebb.sbcc.edu/gput/ . The files must be in the following formats in order to be submitted: .xls,.xlsx, .csv, .txt,.rtf,.pdf.
- Positive Attendance - Some courses require recording of positive attendance. After logging into Banner, select the submit positive attendance link... If you see a course listed, then you must enter the positive attendance data for that class. If you do not see a course listed in the positive attendance page, then you have no positive attendance recording to submit. Here are instructions and a video posted that demonstrates how to submit positive attendance.
- Banner – Faculty members can class rosters, add authorization codes, drop students, and submit final letter grades via Banner. - desktop/laptop or LIMITED mobile app
- Curricunet/Meta - This is the curriculum management system where the course of study outlines - CORs are stored, and where course modifications and new course proposals are submitted. - desktop/laptop
- eLumen - This is the system for submitting course SLO scores, course improvement plans (CIPS), and participation report of department faculty - access via a link under faculty tab after logging into Campus Pipeline. - Contact the FRC for training and Dr. Michael Robinson (faculty SLO coordinator) at marobinson3[at]sbcc[dot]edu for running reports in eLumen. desktop/laptop
- Starfish - This is an early alert retention and connect system to address student retention at the college. (starting summer or fall 2016 semester) - desktop/laptop
- 25Live - Room Scheduling Request Tool - This tool is for SBCC faculty and staff who want to request a room on-campus during regular business hours for special events. Students should work through student clubs or the Associate Dean of Student Development's office.
Technology for online or on-campus instruction
- Gmail - the college's official email system for communicating with students and other college staff- desktop/laptop or mobile app - Contact the IT Helpdesk at X2215 for technical questions and the FRC for teaching/learning uses of Google apps
- Canvas - College’s official learning management system for online and on-campus courses. Each faculty member has a Canvas course shell for every section she teaches. Check flex website for small group Canvas workshops or contact FRC staff for an individual training appointment. - desktop/laptop and mobile app
- Google Drive - Toolset for creating, storing and sharing classroom materials on the Web - Contact the IT Helpdesk at X2215 for technical questions and the FRC for teaching/learning uses of Google apps - desktop/laptop or mobile app
- Zoom - Web conferencing software that can be used for virtual meetings such as college committees, online office hours, and online tutoring. Contact the IT Helpdesk at X2215 to set up an account. - desktop/laptop or mobile app
- TurnItin - plagiarism prevention software system used to store students' papers and for faculty to review, grade, and provide feedback on student papers. Only faculty can submit student paper deletion requests to the Turnitin administrator. Read these directions for more information. Contact Laurie Vasquez at X2724 to set up an account. - desktop/laptop
- Lynda.com - The college has licensed all the Lynda.com products on a trial basis for one year... You can access Lynda.com materials after logging in via Campus Pipeline.
Mobile technologies for on-campus instruction
- Doceri - iPad software that can be used to control a classroom presentation computer, and has a built-in portable whiteboard for drawing, illustrating as well as screen/voice recording capability of iPad activity
- Socrative - iPhone/iPad or Droid - Contingent teaching/clicker software to ask/record students' responses to questions, record queries,and for other formative assessments
- Remind - iPhone/iPad or Droid - SMS software to send mass text messages to students via phone
- Attendance 2 - iPad/iPhone software ($5) that you can you can use to take attendance
Contingent Teaching, Related Methodologies, and Research Findings
- Contingent teaching Handout - Includes info on related approaches such as punctuated lectures, interrupted case method, peer instruction, etc.
- Clickers in the classroom
Creating Course Web-based Materials
- SnagIt - Software that can be used to create computer screen recordings which can then be uploaded to Youtube or 3CMedia. Contact the FRC staff for SnagIt download information.
- Google Drive - Toolset for creating, storing and sharing classroom materials on the Web
- Media and Accessibility – making sure that your course materials are accessible for all learners including those with disabilities
- E-textbooks - material development and organization
- Copyright Info – information that you should know before you use other people’s materials in your classes
Video & Audio Production of Course Materials
- Video & Audio Recording Tips & Techniques
- Creating a video using a smartphone - Getting Started Tips
- Captioning & Transcription Procedure
- Posting your video to Youtube
- Posting your video to 3CMedia
- Captioning Considerations - Learn about captioning web-based video and the different resources available to help you get captioned video into your online course.
SBCC Resources – SBCC Resources include curriculum committee forms – (use SBCC Pipeline ID and password to access), college library, learning support services, student hub, and web accessibility standards.
- SBCC Curriculum Web Site
- SBCC Teaching & Learning Tips Database
- Teaching All Students, Reaching All Learners, including Students with Disabilities as Diverse Learners
- Web Accessibility Standards
- ADA/504/508 compliance (see US Gov. section)
- Student Talent Release form
- Learning Support Services
- College Library
- Request form for SBCC email or network account (all accounts are verified by HR)
- SBCC Wireless Troubleshooting Guide
- Using VMWare to access the college Virtual Desktop Interfaces (VDIs) - Campus Pipeline login/password required to access this document