Computer Tutorials

Students: These tutorials are provided to assist you in gaining the required proficiency with the systems you will use at Indian Hills Community College.

Faculty: Please work through these tutorials and the Faculty Tutorials to assist you in gaining the required proficiency with the systems you will use at Indian Hills Community College.

Required Software: You will need to download and install the latest free version of Adobe Reader in order to view the PDF tutorials on a PC/Mac. Demonstration videos play on PC/Mac computers and mobile devices, including iDevices (iPhone, iPod, and iPad).

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.

Please select from the categories below, to find the tutorial you are looking for.

Blackboard Mobile

Indian Hills Alert

Student Webmail



Collaborate Ultra




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

Blackboard Mobile

Blackboard Mobile: Introducing the App Video
Blackboard Mobile: App Tour Video

Indian Hills Alert

Indian Hills Community College Alert PDF

Student Webmail Tutorials

Student WebMail: The Basics PDF

WebAdvisor Tutorials

Log In and Change Your Password PDFVideo
Search and Register for Courses  Video
Express Registration  PDF document
Accepting Your Financial Aid  Video
Student Account Suite  Video
View Grades  Video

MyHills Tutorials

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
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

Collaborate Ultra Tutorials

Collaborate Ultra: Overview Video
Collaborate Ultra: User Interface Tour  Video
Collaborate Ultra: Polling  Video
Collaborate Ultra: Sharing Powerpoint Slides Video
Collaborate Ultra: Breakout Groups  Video
Collaborate Ultra: Private Chat Video
Collaborate Ultra: Closed Captioning  Video

 VoiceThread Tutorials

VoiceThread: Overview Video
VoiceThread: Submit an Assignment  Video
VoiceThread: Commenting  Video
VoiceThread: Collaborating with Commenters Video
VoiceThread: Doodling  Video

Turnitin Tutorials

Set up and Use Your Turnitin Account PDF document
Use the Turnitin PeerMark Feature  PDF document