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Faculty Hub for Teaching and Learning Across Multiple Modalities: Tech for Success

This guide is designed to assist MDC faculty with their teaching methodology and pedagogy across multiple modalities

Resources for Students

MDC Online CIOL Student Support Center            



            May be good for blended/web-enhanced students to become familiar and engage with the Blackboard LMS. 

           The orientation is designed as a MOOC, so it is available to all individuals — regardless of whether they are a current or prospective MDC             student, faculty, staff, etc.  

Day 1 Readiness Student Checklist 

            Everything students need to know about getting started in their online courses on Day 1. 

            May be good for blended/web-enhanced students to become familiar and engage with the Blackboard LMS. 

MDC & MyMDC Student Account — Access & Troubleshooting  

  • Contact information for the customer/student technical support for the publisher/third-party content used in MDC Online courses. 

Free 60 day trial for Comcast Internet Essentials extends beyond K-12 

COMCAST posted this update regards affordable internet for low-income families. Maybe the Dean would like to share this info with other managers 


MDC provides Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based services as well as Office 2016 applications for desktop installation to all students, staff, and faculty.  

Benefits and features:

  • Office Online: Create and edit Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel documents from a browser.
  • OneDrive cloud storage (1TB): Save documents, photos, and videos online and access them from nearly anywhere.
  • Fully installed Office applications: Install Office applications on up to 5 of your personal computers, which includes Office 2016 apps for your PC and Mac.
  • Anywhere, anytime access: Access your files at anytime from any device, including tablets and mobile devices.

Log in with your MDC credentials and get started!

Learn how to download and install the Office suite on your PC or Mac computer.

Training and Resources

Learn the basics

Get going quickly and easily with Office 365 video training.


Training templates

Learn what‘s possible with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Quick Starts

Get up to speed in no time with these popular guides.


Save time with tips 

Work smarter and get more out of your Office apps.


Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is an online collaboration workspace that gathers instant messaging, threaded conversations, synchronous virtual meetings, audio/video calls, desktop and file sharing, and more! It integrates with Office 365 applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Learn more about Microsoft Teams and explore these resources:


Voicemail allows callers to leave you a personal, secure message when you are either unavailable or away from your office and allows you to access and manage your messages from any phone, anywhere, anytime. Additionally, you can easily save, forward, reply to, and erase messages. You're also able to set separate greetings for when you are away from your desk, on the phone, and out of the office for an extended period.

Avaya one-X Communicator application allows users to place and receive calls to/from their work extension while working


 Download and install

 Installation Guide

 How-to Guide