NIC’s Learn Anywhere information provides useful tips about how to be a digital learner while using NIC-supported technologies during your studies. Tips focus on the technology you will need, how to be successful, accessing student services and knowing your rights and responsibilities.
Tips for Using NIC’s Learning Technology Platforms
Digital Learning: The Equipment You Will Need
Our Digital Learning: The Equipment You Will Need Guide is to help guide student discussions and plans around computer, internet and software required for learning in a digital format. It is a set of suggestions - not a definitive list of what every student needs.
Digital Learning: The Platforms You Will Learn On
NIC provides students and instructors with four digital learning platforms. Our Digital Learning: The Platforms You Will Learn On Guide provides tips for for students including quick links to the key information such as where to log in, how to use, where to find support etc.
Digital & Blackboard Learn: Using NIC’s Digital Learning Platform
Some submissions and so forth. Our Blackboard Learn: Using NIC’s Digital Learning Platform Guide outlines the essential links instructors are using Blackboard Learn to host course content, engage students in discussions, have quizzes, allow for assignment and tips for student success in using Blackboard Learn.
BlueJeans: Using Video Conference Platform
Some instructors are using BlueJeans to have live, online classes, office hours and meetings. NIC’s BlueJeans: Using Video Conference Platform Guide outlines the essential links and tips for student success in using Blackboard Learn.
BlueJeans: Participating in a Session
NIC’s BlueJeans: Participating in a Session Guide shares information and tips about how to participate in a BlueJeans digital class or office hour with your instructor.
Optimizing Audio and Video on Video Conferencing Platforms
Consider the tips in NICs Optimizing Audio and Video on Video Conferencing Platforms Guide for getting the best quality video and audio connections through web-based video conferencing platforms like BlueJeans, Zoom, Skype, WebEx.
Tips For Becoming a Successful Digital Learner
Stay Connected, Organized, Strategic and Well
Our Stay Connected, Organized, Strategic and Well Guide including suggestions to help students make the most of their digital learning experiences. Skim through the document to see if any ideas resonate with you.
Netiquette: Communicating in Digital Courses
Our Netiquette: Communicating in Digital Courses Guide helps students be clear and appropriate communicators in the digital environment.
Tips for Knowing Your Rights & Responsibilities
Student Policies and Procedures in the Digital Environment
NIC is committed to fostering a culture of integrity, mutual respect, and responsible behaviours to provide a welcoming, safe, and inclusive environment for all. Everyone has the right to enjoy a welcoming and respectful learning environment -- online or offline. Our Student Policies and Procedures in the Digital Environment Guide summarizes the rights and responsibilities of students in the digital learning environment.
For a full list of NIC policies and procedures which are the rules you agree to follow as an NIC student. We encourage students to read all policies, particularly: Section Three: Educational Policies and Section Four: Student Services.
What Student Services are Available For Me at NIC?
Supports for Students (Spring 2020)
Our Supports for Students (Spring 2020) guide helps you quickly locate key supports and services in the NIC community and beyond for the Spring 2020 term.
Frequently Asked Questions for Students (Spring 2020)
Our Frequently Asked Questions for Students (Spring 2020). Provides the answers to commonly asked questions from students taking courses in Spring 2020.