Online Learning

The following links provide detailed information about services that we provide to faculty, staff and students.

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LinkedIn Learning Pilot Program

LinkedIn Learning provides access to over 15,000 courses and tutorials on technology, software, online pedagogy, business, and more. Manchester Community College is embarking on a 6-month pilot of LinkedIn Learning that will be available to current MCC students, faculty and staff free of charge through December 2020. Visit the LinkedIn Learning Guide for more information and to sign up.


ETDL Faculty/Staff Resources and Services

The department of Educational Technology and Distance Learning provides services to faculty who wish to use technology in the curriculum. Assistance is provided with a range of technology applications, from a small, specific use to a completely online course. Consulting services and project assistance are available upon request, and interested faculty and staff should contact the ETDL Sandbox. Training sessions are periodically organized on various topics according to demand.

Faculty should refer students who need computers for coursework to the Open Computer Labs on the second floor of the LRC or the Library. For more information, contact the ETDL Sandbox by e-mail or 860-512-2857.

Blackboard Learn Faculty Information.


ETDL Student Resources and Services

The ETDL Department provides several services for students. Students may use the Open Computer Labs to work on assignments on computers. Several students are employed each semester as Open Computer Lab Monitors; interested students should contact Christi Geisinger at 860-512-2886. ETDL also provides student documentation on using various online systems such as Blackboard Learn and eTutoring. In addition, the department provides information for students who are interested in taking online courses.

Online Adult Success Center Program

If you are at least 25 years old, you are eligible to participate in this program. The Success Center provides one-to-one coaching and an extensive library of resources to help you succeed in college, balance life/school/work, and set goals for your future. Send an e-mail message to ETDL Sandbox or by phone at 860-512-2857 for log-in information.


Contact Information

MCC Sandbox – Raymond F. Damato Library
860-512-2857, sandbox@manchestercc.edu

Debbie Herman
Director of Library and Educational Technology
860-512-2872, dherman@manchestercc.edu

Tim Boto
Assistant Director
860-512-2852, tboto@manchestercc.edu

Christi Geisinger
Open Computer Lab Manager/ILL
860-512-2886, cgeisinger@manchestercc.edu

David Tang
Educational Technology Assistant
860-512-2856, dtang@manchestercc.edu