Course: Student-Technologies-Orientation | BCC

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    Student Technologies Orientation

    Welcome! This orientation is designed to give an overview of the technologies you will need to be a successful student at BCC.  Additionally, there are introductions to the services available to you at BCC.

    To complete the orientation, start with the first section, looking at each item in order. Some of you may want to go to the computer help sites; some of you may not need to complete that section.

    This orientation contains downloadable PDF tip sheets, powerpoint presentations, and links to websites as well as several short online "books" addressing specific areas. 

    To view the books, click on the title of the desired topic, then use the left/right arrows or the page titles on the left side of the page to navigate through the material.  Some pages are long - be sure to scroll down through the material.

    The topics included are: Getting Started, Email, Moodle, Self-Service/WebAdvisor, Student Services, and a section on various Microsoft software.

    NOTE:  All links open in a new tab.

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  • Instructions: Clicking on the section name will show / hide the section.

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    • This "book" contains the general information you need to get started.  Please take the time to review the information and feel free to contact Distance Learning/Student Technologies at or stop by A-216 for assistance.

      Click on the Start Here link above to begin.  Navigation and printing information for this document will be found on the first page.

    • NOTES:  

      • Your student ID number is NOT your social security number. 
      • The letter A may not appear at the left and right of the number sequence on the back of newer DolphinCards.

    • Answers to many of the most common questions at the beginning of the semester can be found in this document.

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    • Moodle will let you drag documents into assignments.  This document will show you how.  NOTE:  This feature will not work in Internet Explorer, and in some versions, uploading files does not work properly.  If you experience problems, please use either Firefox or Chrome.  Links to download these browsers are located on the front page of Moodle.

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    Self-Service  can be accessed by going to the BCC homepage, clicking on MyBCC, then clicking on the Self-Service link.  

    There is a short tutorial for Self-Service available on the BCC website .  

    You may either click on the links above or below to access the  website and tutorials.  Both links open in new windows.



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    • This page has information for Microsoft Office.  Be sure to select the tutorials for the version of Office you have.

    • This page has links to quick start guides for Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and other portions of the MS-Office suite.

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    • BCC has a student grievance procedure posted in the BCC Website.  For your convenience, a copy of the grievance form is available here.

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