Academics

Educational Technology and Distance Learning

Student resources at home, on campus, and online.

Three Rivers Community College offers courses that contain classes online, on its campus in Norwich, and in a hybrid format that combines online and on campus meetings.

Please use the links on this page to find out more about the degree and certificate programs offered at Three Rivers Community College.

Are your ready for elearning?

eLearning: What It Takes to Be Successful
Standard Hardware Configuration

Looking for online courses?
Courses and Programs Descriptions
Search for Three Rivers Courses
Application Procedures

Already learning online?
Login to myCommNet (1:42)
Login to Student Email (1:53)
Forward Your Student Email (1:12)
View our tips to help you be more successful in your online classes.
Driving Blackboard: A Technology Guidebook for Students (11 pp)

Assignment--Submitting Assignments (2:28)
Attaching Files to Email, Messages, Assignments and Discussions (6 pp)
Blackboard Frequently Asked Questions
Blogs--Creating a Blog Entry (2:20)
Clear Cache in IE, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari (7 pp)
Discussion--Creating a Discussion Board Post (2:40)
Discussion--Replying to a Discussion Thread (1:44)
Discussion--Viewing Discussion Board Grades (1:23)
Email--Edit My Notification Settings (1:54)
Email--Send an Email from your Course (2:08)
Grades--Check Your Grades (2:39)
Group--Working in Groups (1:29)
Tutoring--Ask TASC
Movie/Animation Files--Internet Explorer & QuickTime (2 pp)
iPad and Droid--Connection to the Network on Campus
myCommNet Alert (1:33)
myCommNet Information

Office 365 (How to use)
Online Student Tips
Online Bookstore (eFollett)
Online Software Store (eFollett)
PowerPoint with Sound on Mac (3 pp)
Printing a PDF in Black & White (5 pp)
Save - Default Location Word 2007 (:45 )
Save - Default Location Word 2008 on Macs (:29)
Save - Google Docs to Word (:46)
Save - Open Office on Windows (:44)
Save - Open Office on Macs (:33 )
Submitting Assignments (2:26)
Tests--Taking a Test, Quiz, or Exam Online (2:05)
Wiki--Creating and Editing a Wiki (2:25)
Wiki--Viewing My Contribution to a Wiki (2:29)

Are you in a hybrid or web-enhanced course?
Connecting to the Three Rivers Wireless Network-on campus  or Wi-Fi (8 pp)

Completing your online course?
Course Evaluation/Student Rating Instructions (2 pp)

Having trouble?

Known Issues
Login-Immediate Logout: AOL-SBC (1 pp)
Java Version Issues (1 pp)

On Campus Help Contacts
Reset your NetID password: Computer, Network, or myCommNet
Reset your NetID password via Fax: Out-of-Area Students
Reset your NetID password via email.
Self-reset your NetID password via email.
Change your password in myCommNet
Contact the Educational Technology Department, (860) 885-2334.

Limited After Hours Support
Use the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Student Support
Ticket: Submit a ticket!

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