Course Prep and Readiness



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Welcome to the webpage built to help you prep for your course. Whether you have a few weeks, a couple days, or as little as 24 hours, we have you covered.

Get Started

Novice or pro – this is the place for Connect help. So whether you need help creating or modifying a course, you’ve come to the right spot. If you’re strapped for time, we have that covered too – check out the Last-Minute Prep tab.




Download:
Connect Get Started Kit



Set yourself up for success and download the Connect Get Started Kit. It’s jam-packed with tools, tips, and real-world advice. With a click of the mouse, you can download awesome resources like:

  • Connect Syllabus Guide
  • Connect 7 Steps to Kick Start
  • Connect Quick Start Guide
  • Connect Course Readiness Checklist
  • Connect Which SmartBook do I have
  • Connect Student Access Code FAQ

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Connect Tablet App Guide for Students

How-To Videos and Resources



Training Series Overview


Exploring Connect 


Copying and Sharing Your Section to Another Instructor 


Re-using Your Course for a New Term 


Class Start Readiness 


Where to Go for Help


Connect Tablet App Guide for Students


Remote Proctoring & Browser Locking Powered by Proctorio



Student Orientation Tools


Syllabus Language


Browser Locking & Proctoring Implementation Checklist


Download:
Instructor Course prep kit



  • Course Coordinator: Welcome Instructor Email Template
  • Course Coordinator: Course and School Information for Adjuncts Template
  • Email Etiquette Guide for Students
  • How to check digital product sign-ups Guide
  • Email templates

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Assignments

Become a pro at using Connect assignments so you can ensure your students are getting the most out of your class.  




How-To Videos and Resources



Build Your Assignments Part 1 (creating assignments)


Build Your Assignments Part 2 (setting policies)


Assigning SmartBook 2.0


Managing Your Roster


Managing Due Dates


Managing Extensions


Best Practices for using new Writing Assignment tool


Connect Reports

Discover how and when you should use Connect reports to get actionable insight into class and student performance.




How-To Videos and Resources



Reports Part 1


Reports Part 2


Reports Part 3


SmartBook 2.0 Reports


SmartBook

Harness the power of Connect’s personalized learning tool by learning how to effectively use SmartBook or the new SmartBook 2.0 for your class!




How-To Videos and Resources



Instructor Overview SmartBook 2.0


Assigning SmartBook 2.0


SmartBook 2.0 Reports


SmartBook 1.0 Overview


SmartBook 1.0 Read


SmartBook 1.0 Practice


SmartBook 1.0 Recharge


SmartBook 1.0 Reports


Which SmartBook Version do I have?


LMS Pairing

Once you’re done building your course in Connect, you’ll want to pair it with your Learning Management System (LMS). Select your LMS below to get instructions on how to do this quickly and easily.




Blackboard



Pair Your Course with Blackboard


Reuse Your Course with Blackboard


Blackboard Deep Integration Pairing Guide


Canvas



Pair Your Course with Canvas


Reuse Your Course with Canvas


Canvas Deep Integration Pairing Guide


Canvas & MH Campus LMS Pairing Guide


D2L Brightspace



Pair Your Course with D2L Brightspace


Reuse Your Course with D2L Brightspace


D2L Brightspace Deep Integration Pairing Guide


D2L Brightspace & MH Campus LMS Pairing Guide


Moodle



Moodle & MH Campus LMS Pairing Guide



Don’t see your LMS listed?


Last-Minute Prep

Have you just been assigned a course with no time to prepare? Take a deep breath, then exhale. We’ve already done all the work for you! Check out these handpicked resources that will get you up and running quickly.




Download:
The 24 hr. Connect Prep Kit



It’s the most straightforward, get-ready-quick kit. With a single download you’ll get all the resources you need to be ready for class in 24hrs.

  • Connect Syllabus Guide
  • Connect Course Readiness Checklist
  • Connect Student Access Code FAQ

Download Now

Connect Tablet App Guide for Students

Essential Videos:
24 Hr Connect Prep



Exploring Connect 


Class Start Readiness 


Getting Started with a Prebuilt Copied Course


Where to Go for Help


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Download:
The 1-Week Connect Prep Kit



Have more than 24 hours to prepare, but not by much? The Get Connect Ready in 1-Week Kit is for you. It contains a more comprehensive list of resources to get you set up quick.

  • Connect Syllabus Guide
  • Connect 7 Steps to Kick Start
  • Connect Course Readiness Checklist
  • Connect Student Access Code FAQ

Download Now

Essential Videos:
1-Week Connect Prep



Exploring Connect 


Class Start Readiness 


Getting Started with a Prebuilt Copied Course


Build Your Assignments Part 1 (creating assignments)


Managing Your Roster


Reports Part 1


Where to Go for Help


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Getting Started Shouldn’t Feel Like a Chore.

We’re here to get you up and running quickly. Whether it’s your LMS integration, assignment configuration, or copying your course, we’re here for you.