Lake Superior College

Tech Connects & Digital Literacy
This site was originally developed through the LSTA "Tech Connects" grant funds to supplement a series of digital literacy workshops held in the Erickson Library. It has recently been updated to and expanded to support campus-wide digital literacy efforts.
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Technology Support Center

The Technology Support Center, located on main concourse in the campus' E building, provides the following support services to students:

  • StarID for Email, e-Campus, e-Services, Campus Computers, etc.
  • Navigating Online Classes using the e-Campus (D2L)
  • LSC Email
  • PaperCut Account (Printing)
  • Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop
  • Printing and Scanning
  • Zoom User Guide
Help Videos:
LSC Technology Orientation Video

Contact Information:
Room: M125
Email: connect@lsc.edu
Phone: (218) 733-1016


 

Assessments
Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment Unrestricted Resource
Earn technology badges or certificates through Northstar Digital Literacy Project. Demonstrate your skills through self-guided modules in basic computer skills including Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows, Email, Word and others. 
Learning Express Library
The Computer Skills Center of the Learning Express Library contains a series of video courses to learn popular software and computer basics. Register an acount so you can return and follow your progress!
Learning Express Library Restricted Resource
Free online courses to improve basic skills (Adult Learner), workplace skills (Career Center) college readiness skills (College Center), and computer skills (Computer Skills).
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Schedule a 30 minute one-on-one session with a LSC Librarian!
Call, email, inbox, message, phone icon Email or call us and we'll respond within 24 hours M-F, 9am-4pm
Email: lsclibrary@lsc.edu
Phone: 218-733-5912
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Printable Microsoft Help Guides
The following are printable handouts that highlight all the basic components with helpful screen shots. Very handy reference tools!
Keyboarding Skills Practice
Typing Web Unrestricted Resource
Typing.com is a free online typing tutor & keyboarding tutorial for typists of all skill levels. Typing.com includes entertaining typing games, typing tests, and free official typing certification.  
Typing Club Unrestricted Resource
This online program assists users with learning and improving their typing speed.
GCF Learn Free Typing Tutorial
 
Software and Application Use
GCF Learn Free tutorials Unrestricted Resource
From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free. GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century.
Digital Learn Course: Site hosts a suite of tools to tackle technology at your own pace. 
Digital Literacy Training Unrestricted Resource
The menu includes option for both English Only and Somali-English versions of basic computer training.
Digital Unite: Another comprehensive site of searchable Technology Guides.

Picture tutorials for office applications Unrestricted Resource
The simplest way to learn office applications. In Pictures tutorials are based on pictures, not words. They walk you through real-world scenarios, step-by-step. There's no complicated multimedia, just screenshots that show exactly what to do. And, the online tutorials are free! No fees, no charge, just click and start.

 
Collaborate Online
Office 365 Tutorial Unrestricted Resource
Resources (links and tutorials) for Office 365 educational purposes.
Google Docs Unrestricted Resource
Getting started support site for Google Documents.
 


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