DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES
Welcome to Distance Learning
Students Please Read Pamphlet(s) Below:
at McDowell Technical Community College
Distance Learning Pamphlet for Bb & GMail!
The Bb Orientation Booklet!
What is my username and password for Blackboard and Gmail?
Username - First letter of first name, first letter of middle name and full last name, last two digits of your Student ID. (all lower case and NO punctuation or spaces)
Password - Is your student ID adding preceding 00s, has to be 8 digits.
Example - Jane Mary Donavan | Student ID 123456
Username = jmdonavan56
Password = 00123456
Blackboard Online Orientation
Blackboard Login Help
Gmail for McDowell Tech Students
Presidium Learning / Blackboard Help Desk
(or Call Toll-Free: 1-866-834-8920)
Your first week of class
and Contacts for On-line Learning
Computer Requirements, Recommendation
Types of Online Courses Available
Request Form & Problem Report
Distance Learning or Distance Education enables students to take classes outside the traditional campus environment. During the education process, the majority of the instruction occurs when students take academic courses by accessing information and communicating with the instructor over audio, video, computer technologies (network), email, and/or voice mail. Wherever you may be, whatever your schedule, distance learning courses are just a click away.
At McDowell Technical Community College, we are dedicated to student success. Distance education offers a great deal of convenience for students whose schedules or location make it difficult to attend classes at existing campus sites. Our on-line course offerings, provide an alternative avenue of learning for students who otherwise would not be able to further their education and advance their careers.
Independent distance education students are responsible for attending a mandatory orientation session, purchasing materials, following the course syllabus, reading assignments, utilizing various types of technology, and taking exams.
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