For the Spring 2020 semester, in-person (traditional) and hybrid courses are moving to fully online delivery. This page hosts and links to resources to assist instructors in sharing documents, files, and utilizing technology to support online transition.
PPSC instructors have access to a Zoom enterprise account that allows them to use all paid features on the Zoom meeting platform.
Sign Into Zoom using your ppcc instructor email address and portal password
Comprehensive Guide to Educating Through Zoom
Zoom Screen Share and Annotation for Education
WebEx is a college owned and supported video conferencing resource for which all instructors have a login.
(You may be prompted to download a WebEx extension onto your computer)
Getting Started with WebEx (signing in)
Using your WebEx Meeting Room - the quickest way to start a meeting
Schedule a meeting in your browser - setup a future meeting
How students can access your WebEx Meeting - Steps for attendees to participate
* The college will not reimburse instructors for purchases of non-free tools, ITSS does not support the use of these tools - use at your discretion.
Google hangouts - a platform for video conferencing - may require free software downloads.
Skype - free tool allows users to easily communicate in teleconferences - supports screen sharing and multiple users.
Utilize the D2L announcement tool
This transition may require instructors to utilize announcements in more direct ways than they have become accustom in non-fully online environments.
Classlist tools in D2L allow instructors to use embedded email to quickly reach all, some, or individual students in their courses.
Be sure to check email – this transition may require some to check their emails more than usual in order to address emerging challenges. Checking ever 24 to 48 hours is recommended.
The High-Impact Practices (HiPs) team has developed a D2L course with resources to assist instructors in developing and delivering remote instruction.
Log into D2L and access:
Remote Instruction and Course Design D2L Course
For specific questions regarding your discipline or course specific guidelines for instruction – be sure to contact your Department Chair or Associate Dean.
PPSC eLearning Faculty Support Blog - a treasure trove of resources tailored to PPSC
Login to D2L Courses How to register for Self-Paced D2L Training
Microsoft OneDrive help & learning page - general overview of OneDrive
How to sign into Office 365 - access OneDrive & SharePoint
How to share files through OneDrive (and SharePoint) - A quick guide to sharing small and large files of various types.
Teams is available for download as a Teams Android app and Teams IOS app
How to Sign Into Microsoft Office 365 (Select Teams on Homepage)
How to Sign Into the Teams App (Video)
How to Check Microphone and Speaker Settings in Teams (Video)
How to Make a Video Call or Video Conference Call in Teams (Video)
The simplest way to share videos of various formats - instructors can utilize a free YouTube (google) account to post lectures recorded through their phones or webcams to reach their students.
How to create a YouTube account
How to upload a video to YouTube from your computer
How to upload a video to YouTube from your smartphone
How to share your YouTube video (multiple methods)
Capture and record your computer screen and using voice over to create videos for class.
Open Broadcaster Software (Free Software)
The resources available on this page are just a start, if there are specific resources that you would like to know more about - email the BPS team so that we can follow up and direct you to resources or build them.
Email the BPS Team