Technology Services for Students &
Talkin' Tech page provides
Academic Web Publishing
NetID For Students
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current students at CCAC have access to our academic email system.
In order to access academic email, you must have a
NetID account. Your academic
email account will be available the day
obtained. Student academic email boxes are limited to 10mb.
FACULTY: If you are a
current faculty member, you also may use Academic Email,
in addition to
your Outlook email account. If you
choose to provide your students with your academic email address, you
can then segregate student correspondence from regular College
correspondence in Outlook; do not forget to check both your
email accounts. Faculty academic email boxes are limited to 100mb.
into academic email, go to
email address will be
NetIDusername@acd.ccac.edu (students) or
NOTE: All Distance Learning students (with Blackboard accounts) must
use Academic Email for their coursework. See
Center web pages
for more information.
further instructions on how to use academic email, click here to go to
the Academic Email Talkin' Tech page.
help? Call the ITS Help Desk at (412) 237-3275;
or contact the one of the
ITS Campus Computer labs.
Passwords must be changed every 90 days.
Click here for instructions on
changing your password.
will require an Employee Network account in order to log in
to College PC's or to use the Outlook Email system
As a Student at
CCAC, you may create a web page on our academic publishing server. Students may upload files up to a maximum of 10 MB.
Faculty also have the ability to create web pages. Faculty may upload files up to a maximum of 100 MB.
NOTE: You will use
SharePoint Designer 2007 (Microsoft Office software) to create and edit content on
your web page (or html or other web programming if you want to do it
the hard way!)
Want to see some
examples of web pages created by CCAC faculty? Check out
http://web.acd.ccac.edu/~mblobner/ (partial page shown above)
For further instructions on
academic web publishing, click here to go to the
ITS Academic Web
If you encounter problems
in uploading content, fcall the Service desk at
(412)237-3275 or contact the
Campus Computer Lab.
The Blackboard software is used by CCAC to support Distance Learning
If you are using Blackboard exclusively
or as enhancement to you classroom
experience visit this webpage for the
Distance Learning: Blackboard
Access and Information
FACULTY: If you have not used
Blackboard, you should know you have the following options:
Technology Supported courses are
traditional classroom courses that are enhanced with online
materials, resources, and communication options (i.e. Blackboard
course site). Instructors may utilize online technology and
tools but will not require online participation outside of regular
course. Generally, all teaching and learning takes place via
the Internet. Students interact with the instructor and
classmates through a course website. Learning activities and
assignments are completed according to the instructions and schedule
posted by the instructor. Some instructors required students
to take their exams at CCAC testing sites or with an approved
Teach a WEB-ENHANCED course.
combine traditional classroom instruction with online collaboration
and learning. Students attend class at a CCAC campus or college
center on a regular but less frequent schedule
(60% minimum of standard class time
+ final exam time + class breaks if the class exceeds 100 minutes at
a time). The balance of the course time is dedicated to
self-directed and scheduled online collaboration and learning
activities such as email, threaded discussion, and chat.
Use Blackboard to supplement your traditional classroom-based
course, via TECHNOLOGY-SUPPORTED
NetID for Students
All students must obtain a
account if you are to use any computer at the College. Your CCAC
Network Identifier (NetID) and password identify you
to the CCAC network and allow you to access a variety of resources and
All Distance Learning
students must have a NetID in order to utilize the Blackboard site.
This includes Internet courses, Web-Enhanced courses and
NOTE: If you are a faculty member, you are to use your Employee
Network Account (Outlook) to log into the campus network. You
will not obtain a NetID. NetID is restricted for student use
For further information on how students can obtain a NetID account,
click here to go to the
Network Accounts information page.
Have students who need help obtaining a NetID? They should
Campus Computer Lab staff. New students will be able to
obtain a NetID account on the day AFTER they register for classes.
can also access information from
the Datatel Colleague system via the web-based
If you don't have an ID and password for
this service, you can go to the E-Services link (found on
every CCAC web page, bottom left hand corner), access any of the menus and click on the menu item "Create or
Reset your CCAC Central Username and Password".
submit your request for a CCAC Central account, a username and
temporary password will be assigned, and you will receive
an automated email from the system confirming your
Username and temporary password. When you log in
to CCAC Central, you will enter your user name and the temporary password,
a message will be generated that your password has expired.
You will then be directed to another web page to reset your
password to one of your choosing, enter the information
Note: It will ask you
for old password, this is the temporary one that was just
Change your password
time, by clicking on "Create or Reset your CCAC Central
Username and Password" link on any of the menus. Your new password
must be 6 to 9 characters in length and include both letters
Instructions are found on our
CCAC Central webpage.
Some additional Helpful Links for Faculty and Students:(includes information on teaching in different classrooms, using
Choose your Media Wisely
(storing files using CDs, DVDs, flash drives, etc.)
Have a great semester!!