Distance Education STUDENT RESOURCES
This page is dedicated to resources available to students taking courses online at Compton College.
LOGGING INTO CANVAS
To get started you will first need to log into Canvas. You can follow the written instructions: CANVAS LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS; or you can watch the video below.
Distance Education Orientation
If you are new to online learning and using the Canvas learning management system then watch the Distance Education Orientation Video.
This video will review:
- How to use Canvas
- Getting Canvas assistance
- Student Resources & Support
Passport to Canvas
You can learn about Canvas by completing the Passport to Canvas self-guided course. This is course will allow you to learn more about Canvas and
to get an idea on what taking an online course could be like.
ARE YOU READY FOR AN ONLINE COURSE?
You can prepare for an online course by visiting the Online Student Readiness Overview. It is a great resource that helps you get a sense of what is involved with distance learning.
Microsoft OFFICE & ADOBE TOOLS
Student have access Microsoft Office for free and receive a discount on subscriptions to the Adobe Creative Suite. You can watch the video below on how to access Microsoft Office and how to subscribe to the Adobe Creative Suite.
The Helpdesk is available to assist you with technical issues (i.e. logging into "MyCompton")
Webpage: HelpDesk Webpage
Canvas Student Hub
The Student Hub is a place where students can find information on support services available to Compton College students. It is a good resource in that can help you access services you may be looking for.
If you need assistance with Canvas you can find answers to common questions on our Canvas Support Page.
For assistance you can email us at Distance_Ed@compton.edu.
Canvas Live 24/7 Chat Support
Login to Canvas before trying to access the link below.