Online Learning

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

Get help from Educational Technology and Distance Learning.

Please email us at the ETDL Sandbox to make appointments or request assistance with Blackboard Learn or myCTState student information portal.


LinkedIn Learning Pilot Program

LinkedIn Learning provides access to over 16,000 courses and tutorials on technology, software, online pedagogy, business and more. CT State Manchester is embarking on a  pilot of LinkedIn Learning that will be available to current Manchester students, faculty and staff free of charge through December 2021. 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.

Blackboard Learn Faculty Information.


ETDL Student Resources and Services

The ETDL Department provides several services for students.  ETDL also provides student documentation on using various online systems such as Blackboard Learn and Tutoring. 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 Admissions Office, contact by phone at 860-512-3210, or visit the admissions office webpage for more information.


Contact Information

Sandbox – Raymond F. Damato Library
860-512-2857

Debbie Herman
Director of Library and Educational Technology
860-512-2872

Tim Boto
Assistant Director of Educational Technology
860-512-2852

Christi Geisinger
Open Computer Lab Manager/ILL
860-512-2886

David Tang
Educational Technology Assistant
860-512-2856