Computer Tutorials

Students: These tutorials are provided to assist you in gaining the required proficiency with software used by Indian Hills Community College to teach online learning and hybrid courses, as well as many of its on–campus courses. The tutorials on this page should be worked through by all students, as part of their orientation, prior to taking any online or hybrid course.

Faculty: Please work through these tutorials and the Faculty Tutorials prior to teaching an online course.

Required Software: You will need to download and install the latest free versions of Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash Player in order to view these tutorials on a PC/Mac.

Note: To properly view the video tutorials on one screen, your screen resolution should be 1280 x 1024 or higher for standard screens and 1280 x 800 or higher for wide screens. Note: Demonstration videos play on PC/Mac computers and mobile devices, including iDevices (iPhone, iPod, and iPad).

If you need further assistance, beyond that provided by these tutorials, please contact the IT Help Desk.

Student WebMail Tutorials Read/Print Demonstration
Student WebMail: The Basics PDF
MyHills Tutorials Read/Print Demonstration
Log In to MyHills PDF
Change Your Password PDF
Navigate and Manage Your “MyHills Home” Page PDF
Edit Your Personal Information PDF
Upload an Avatar PDF
Crop and Resize an Image PDF
Set Your Privacy Options PDF
“Course Home” Page and Course Menu PDF Video
Create and Send Email from MyHills PDF
Create and Send Course Messages in MyHills PDF
Submit an Assignment PDF
Take a Test PDF
Create a New Discussion Thread PDF
Reply to a Discussion Thread PDF
Create a Journal Entry PDF
Create a Blog Entry PDF
Add Content to a Wiki PDF
Using Groups PDF
Check Your Grades PDF
Review Submitted Assignments, Tests, and Communication Tools PDF
Enroll in a Resource Area in MyHills PDF

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Turnitin Tutorials Read/Print Demonstration
Set up and Use Your Turnitin Account PDF document
Use the Turnitin PeerMark Feature PDF document

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Collaborate Tutorials Read/Print Demonstration
Set Up for Collaborate Classroom PDF document
Collaborate Classroom Overview PDF document
Run the Audio Setup Wizard PDF document
Using the Audio and Video Panel PDF document
Using the Participants Panel PDF document
Using the Whiteboard PDF document
Application Sharing PDF document
Web Tour PDF document

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