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Student Support for Online Learning

TeLS is your support solution for educational technology and online learning. We have resources, training, and on-demand help available, so don't languish in frustration - give us a call!

Student Orientation to Online Learning Schedule

Student orientations to online learning

Orientations are available in self-guided or live 60-minute workshops. You will gain the skills and confidence to succeed in online courses and use Canvas. View the student orientation schedule.

Online courses in the Canvas LMS

Canvas is the online course learning management system. Enter by logging into the YC Portal, then clicking "My Courses> Canvas LMS" or the "Canvas" shortcut.

Canvas guides

Best practices for online learners

It takes self-discipline, good study skills, a comfort level with computers, and patience. Learn about being a great online student.

Digital learning tools and resources

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Zoom is a video conferencing tool that teachers may use for classes or online office hours. Classes via Zoom are called WebLIVE courses.

Learn how to use Zoom and WebLIVE

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Grammarly is a spelling and grammar checker that helps you improve your writing.

Learn how to get started with grammarly

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Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and more is free for all students! get started with Office 365, now

Software access via the YC Cloud 

The YC Cloud allows off-campus access to computing resources through a Windows 10 desktop that contains all of the software that is in the YC general computer labs. It's like sitting at a computer on campus. Access all of the applications from anywhere with an internet connection 24/7.

cloud starter guide - pdf | Connect to cloud.yc.edu - video

Help with Research

The YC library has created a research for students site with extensive info on assessing sources, citations, writing and more.