Alternative Learning Resource List

Resources

Broadband Resources

Comcast is creating options for more wireless and data access for subscribers and non-subscribers, including free wifi hotspots nationwide for all and unlimited data for their subscribers.

https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19

Spectrum is offering Free Spectrum broadband and WiFi access for 60 days in homes with K-12 and/or college students that don’t have an existing Spectrum service level up to 100 Mbps.

https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/charters-covid-19-response-includes-free-spectrum-broadband-wifi-to-students-homes/

Charter is doing the same:

https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

Additional Information

  • Quality Matters: The Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction (ERI) Checklist (video overview) is a tiered list of considerations, tips, and actionable strategies to enact during an institutional move to temporary remote instruction of classroom-based courses. It is presented in three phases, according to prioritized needs:
    • Start Here: Preparing for Success
    • Next Steps: Guiding Students and Their Learning
    • Longer Term Considerations: Teaching Effectively in a New Environment

Access Microsoft services: Login to Office 365 Outlook


Iron Range Food Resources

Brightspace D2L

Resources for Moving Online

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start

Harvard University: The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Access to LinkedIn Learning is free.

Students, faculty or staff can create their own LinkedIn Learning account from any computer by using https://www.linkedin.com/learning/activate

When creating your new LinkedIn Learning account, you must use your HCC email address.

To login to LinkedIn Learning, use this link: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/

The LinkedIn Learning login link and account creation link are available on the front page when you login to D2L Brightspace.

Teaching with Technology

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/teaching-with-technology/recording-lectures-and-presentations

Learning Zoom

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-zoom/stay-connected-with-zoom-meetings

Employee access: https://minnstate.zoom.us/

Kaltura Mediaspace Capture

Personal Capture Walkthrough Video

Employee access: https://mediaspace.minnstate.edu/

Creating Videos using Kaltura Capture

​Technology Accessibility & Privacy Statements

Accessibility of course technologies and privacy of your personal information and data is important to us. All of the technologies that require you to sign in with your StarID have been vetted by the Minnesota State System Office for security and 508 compliance.

Links to the privacy policies and accessibility statements for the course software are provided for each platform:

D2L Brightspace Accessibility: brightspace.com/about/accessibility/

D2L Brightspace Privacy: d2l.com/legal/privacy/

Adobe Reader Accessibility: adobe.com/accessibility/products/reader.html

YouTube Accessibility: support.google.com/youtube/answer/189278?hl=en

MS Office 365 Accessibility : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/

Office 365 Privacy: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/trust-center/privacy

Kaltura MediaSpace Accessibility: https://corp.kaltura.com/products/video-accessibility/

Kaltura MediaSpace Privacy: https://corp.kaltura.com/privacy-policy/

Zoom Accessibility: https://zoom.us/accessibility