Classroom Essentials

Blackboard

Blackboard is the college’s Learning Management System.  Faculty are asked to maintain at a minimum a current grade within Blackboard.  This information is communicated to Aviso 4 times per semester. Blackboard can be accessed via mySCC, and uses the my SCC username and password.

Classroom Technology

The majority of classrooms are equipped with the following:
·    Data projector and screen
·    Internet-connected desktop computer
·    Desktop monitor
·    Room-size speakers
·    Integrated DVD player
·    Connectivity for guest laptops (for student presentations)
If you are assigned to a room without a necessary piece of equipment (or would like to request access to an Elmo / overhead projector), please contact your department's Administrative Assistant or Dean for assistance.

Copying / Word-Processing Support

Consult with your division administrative assistant to determine support available.  Please give the division administrative assistant sufficient time to complete help with your request.

Gmail

Gmail is the college’s e-mail system.  Faculty should check their SCC email multiple times during the week.  Gmail can be accessed via MySCC, and uses the my SCC username and password.

Google Docs

Google Docs is an interactive way to share documents. Google Docs and Google Drive can be accessed via mySCC, and uses the mySCC username and password.

Google Drive

Google Drive repository of college documents, which facilitates collaboration. Google Docs and Google Drive can be accessed via mySCC, and uses the mySCC username and password.

Immediate Needs

Each division has an administrative assistant who is happy to assist with classroom needs.  In addition, should you have a maintenance emergency while teaching, this individual is your first point of contact.
·   Arts and Sciences: Jill Wolfe – Oaks Hall – 828.339.4300 – j_wolfe[at]southwesterncc[dot]edu
·   Career Technologies: Dee Roberts – Founders Hall – 828.339.4204 – d_roberts[at]southwesterncc[dot]edu

Office / Instructional Supplies

Dry Erase markers can usually be found in the classroom.  If you need anything else, contact your division’s Administrative Assistant or Dean.

Relay

TechSmith Relay is a web based video capture tool that can be used by faculty to create content or students to create assignment submissions.  Feel free to contact the E-Learning Department for support.

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