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Distance Learning Student FAQ’s

Distance Learning Student FAQ’s

How do I log in to my course(s)?

Where Can I Find My Student I.D. Number?

Who do I contact if my username or password for Blackboard Learn is not working?

Why are my courses not showing up in Blackboard Learn?

Where can I find technical help with issues such as logging in or getting started in Blackboard Learn?

Are there on campus computers and Internet access for students?

How do I setup my student email?

How do I check my grades in Blackboard Learn?

How do I submit my assignments in Blackboard Learn?

Do I need special software to use Blackboard Learn?

Can I use the Blackboard Mobile Learn app?

 

 

How do I log in to my course(s)?

MCC uses Blackboard Learn as the learning management system for hybrid and online courses. Some of our traditional seated courses may use Blackboard Learn as a course supplement.

You can access Blackboard Learn by going to mcc.blackboard.com

Use the following to “create” your username and password:

Username:

All usernames will utilize the following naming convention: Last Name + First Letter of (Your First Name) + Last Four Digits of Your Student ID Number.

Example: If your name is Bob Student and your Student ID Number is 0123456, your username would be studentb3456

Password:

All passwords will utilize the following naming convention: First Two Letters of (Your First Name) + First Two Letters of (Your Last Name) + Last Four Digits of Your Student ID Number.

Example: If your name is Bob Student and your Student ID Number is 0123456, your password would be bost3456

Where Can I Find My Student I.D. Number?

The Student ID Number appears on your schedule, listed as “ID Number,” or it can be found on the back of your Student Photo ID. It is a seven (7) digit number.

Who do I contact if my username or password for Blackboard Learn is not working?

If the school is open, call (910) 571-6222, ext. 523 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if the college is closed.

Why are my courses not showing up in Blackboard Learn?

Your courses will not show up until the first day of class. If you register late, it may be 24 hours from the time you registered until your course is available. If you still do not see your course(s), please call (910) 571-6222, ext. 524 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Where can I find technical help with issues such as logging in or getting started in Blackboard Learn?

  • MCC has several ways you can get assistance with technology and online courses.
  • MCC Blackboard Learn Helpdesk: Call 1-855-588-2930
  • MCC Distance Learning Office:
    -Dee Blake at 910-576-6222, ext. 524 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    -Cindy Ellison at 910-576-6222, ext. 217 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • MCC CATS Lab: Call 910-576-6222, ext. 523 or stop by the lab and speak to one our lab assistants


Are there on campus computers and Internet access for students?

Yes! Students may use the computers in the MCC Library and individual student assistance is available in the CATS lab located at the back of the library. To login to these computers, you will need your username and password created from the instructions above.

How do I setup my student email?

Every student will be provided an email account. You can access it via the web at http://mail.google.com/a/student.montgomery.edu. Your email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Example: Bob Student’s email address would be This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: Use of student email account is mandatory. Instructors will not communicate to other addresses.

How do I check my grades in Blackboard Learn?

Your instructor may have created a tool in the menu on the left side of the screen titled, Grades or My Grades. If you do not see this, look for a menu titled Tools, and you should find a My Grades link inside.

How do I submit my assignments in Blackboard Learn?

Do I need special software to use Blackboard Learn?

Blackboard Learn is a web-based tool, so any current internet browser that has JavaScript and cookies turned on should be able to access most content. Click here to view the list of supported browsers for Blackboard Learn. Montgomery Community College strongly recommends NOT using Internet Explorer. You may need additional software or plug-ins depending on what content your professor requires for class. For example, your instructor may post content that requires the Adobe Flash Player to view.

There are several browser plug-ins commonly required to display content in Blackboard Learn:


 

Can I use the Blackboard Mobile Learn app?

The Blackboard Mobile Learn app offers access to various content and features within a Blackboard Learn course and is available for multiple mobile devices.

Presidential Bios

Chad Bledsoe

Dr. Chad Bledsoe

Meet Dr. Bledsoe on Friday, February 27 at 1:00 PM in the Blair Auditorium at a public forum.

 

Dr. Chad A. Bledsoe serves as the Executive Vice-President and Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, North Carolina. Dr. Bledsoe holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Appalachian State University in Boone, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Throughout his career, Dr. Bledsoe has served as a faculty member, Director of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness, Department Chair, Dean, Vice-President, and Executive Vice-President. As Executive Vice-President, Dr. Bledsoe focuses on leading academic departments in providing a student learning centered environment, supporting operations at WPCC, and partnering with various community agencies to enhance economic development and insure the college is meeting the educational needs of Burke County. “Throughout my career as a faculty member and administrator in the North Carolina Community College System, I have worked to help students achieve educational goals and improve their standard of living through a commitment to a strong educational environment based in applied learning,” shared Dr. Bledsoe. Dr. Bledsoe, his wife, Ashley, and their two children enjoy travel and like outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and camping.

   
David Gerlach

David Gerlach

Meet Mr. Gerlach on Thursday, February 26 at 1:00 PM in the Blair Auditorium at a public forum.

 

David M. Gerlach is currently the Vice President for Advancement at the State University of New York at Canton (SUNY Canton), a position he has held since 2004. In this role, he serves as the CEO/Executive Director the Canton College Foundation, a $42 million non-profit corporation, in addition to leading other areas. His other responsibilities at SUNY Canton included Dean of Enrollment Management from 1998-2004, Acting Vice President for Student Affairs in 2002, Director of Residence Life from 1995-1998, Assistant Director of Residence Life and Residence Hall Director from 1985-1995. He expects to defend his dissertation in February/March for his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Syracuse University. He holds a Master of Education in General Studies from St. Lawrence University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Roberts Wesleyan College, and an Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration from SUNY Canton. He and his wife Lisa have two grown children and are celebrating the birth of their first grandson.

   
 John Hauser

Dr. John Hauser

Meet Dr. Hauser on Wednesday, February 25 at 1:00 PM in the Blair Auditorium at a public forum.

 

Dr. John D. Hauser has served as Vice President for Industrial and Workforce Development at Wilkes Community College since 2011. Prior to his current position, he served the college as Dean of Advanced Industrial and Health Technologies Division from 2009-2011 and Dean of Industrial Engineering and Customized Industry Training Division from 2006-2009. Dr. Hauser served concurrently as Executive Director of Northwest North Carolina Advanced Materials Cluster, Inc. from 2004-2008 and Director of Industry Services from 1997-2006 at Wilkes Community College. Dr. Hauser earned an Associate in Applied Science in Drafting and Design Technology from Surry Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In addition, he earned a Master of Education in Training and Development from North Carolina State University and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Appalachian State University.

   
Al Roberts

Dr. Al Roberts

Meet Dr. Roberts on Thursday, February 19 at 1:00 PM in the Blair Auditorium at a public forum.

 

Dr. Roberts holds an Associate of Science Degree in Business from North County Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and a Master's degree in Marketing from the State University of New York at Albany and a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida.  Dr. Roberts joined Indian River State College in August 1988  where  he has served in many roles, including adjunct and full-time faculty, department chair, instructional program director, instructional dean, and ten years in his current position as Vice President of Applied Science and Technology.  As part of these responsibilities he has developed, nurtured, and sustained positive relations and partnerships with area hospitals, health-care agencies, colleges, and K-12 school district. His breadth of experience has provided him with an in-depth understanding of and appreciation for the exceptional educational opportunities that community colleges offer.

CCP Hunting & Shooting Sports Pathway

 

Career & College Promise - Career Technical Education Pathway

Hunting & Shooting Sports Management

   Course # Course Title Credit Hours
  ACC 120 Principals of Financial Accounting 4
  CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 2
  ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
* MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3
* SSM 110 Intro to Shooting Sports 4
   Total semester hours required for certificate 16

 

 

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