This page is a list of tools and resources available to the campus community.
Student Online Readiness Modules
Note: Be sure you are logged into your "MyCompton" account before opening the below link.
You can help prepare your students for an online course by incorporating modules from the Online Student Readiness Overview made available by the CCC-Online Education Initiative. It is a great resource that helps students get a sense of what is involved with distance learning. The "Student Readiness Overview" is available to faculty to import into their courses via the Canvas Commons under the same name.
DE Orientation Video
The Distance Education Department has an orientation video for students that is available on YouTube. Direct link to the Distance Education Orientation Video.
Passport to Compton
Passport to Compton is an asynchronous online orientation that give students in-depth information about taking courses online at Compton College. This orientation is NOT mandatory; however, all students are enrolled into the training. You can find a copy of this orientation in Canvas Commons under the same name.
Blackboard Ally is a tool that is available to assist you with creating accessible documents. Once you upload a document, an accessibility report will be generated indicating how accessible the document is. This is a great tool for help on how to improve document accessibility. Likewise, students also have access to this tool to give them access to alternative formats that suit their needs. Below you will find a few resources about using Blackboard Ally.
The Popetech tool is available to assist you with building accessible Canvas pages. Similar to the Canvas accessibility checker, use this tool to scan your Canvas pages to identify potential accessibility issues.
Self-Guided Accessibility Resources
There are self-guided resources available in Canvas that are available to faculty on how to make Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents accessible. Please contact the DE Department to be added to self guided resources that are available (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Other Subscriptions & Free Tools
Below is a short list of common tools used by faculty at Compton College. You will also find additional training resources for each.
- Adjust All HQ
A tool that is a central place to quickly make changes to announcements, assignments, quizzes, modules, and other items with bulk change options.
- Atomic Search
A tool that adds a search bar feature to Canvas, making it easier to search for courses, assignments, and files in Canvas.
- Canvas Studio
- Forms (Microsoft)
Microsoft Forms is a survey/quiz tool that is available to Compton College Faculty. It has offers branching options for surveys/quizzes, survey/quiz access control features, and the ability to use pictures and videos with questions.
Microsoft Forms Overview
Honorlock is an automated test proctoring software that is used through the Canvas Learning Management System. If you need to use the system, below are resources available for faculty
How to Use Honorlock - A basic review on the functions of Honorlock.
Creating a Practice Exam (Highly Recommended) - Use practice quizzes to prepare students for a real test. Honorlock generates practice quizzes for you.
Honorlock & Canvas Course Copy - Copy process to preserve Honorlock settings.
Quiz Profiles - You can create a quiz profile if you use the same settings for test. With this you can easily assign your preferred settings.
Remove Honorlock from a Quiz
Viewing Quiz Results
Third Party Exam Proctoring - Using Honorlock with third party content (example: MyMathLab, McGraw-Hill Connect, etc)
Quiz Configuration Guides | Reviewing Results
- OneDrive (Microsoft)
OneDrive is a versatile storage system that allows you share files and create collaborative Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.
Microsoft OneDrive Overview
Zoom is a the colleges primary telecommunication tools. Below are some resources for using Zoom.
Schedule a MeetingIf you need assistance with your Zoom account please contact the Helpdesk at email@example.com. If you need assistance with learning how to use Zoom please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joining & Configuring Audio/Video
Join a Meeting
Meeting Attendee Report
Record a Meeting
Sharing Your Screen
In-Meeting Security Settings
Please contact email@example.com for more information on the resources available or to request training on any of the above tools.