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All of the tutorials posted weekly are located here for easy access for everyone to read.

Organize Your Courses

In order to keep your courses organized on your home page, you can edit how your courses are displayed. By organizing by semester, filtering out which courses you are taking now, versus which courses you’ve taken in the past becomes much easier.

You can learn how to do so here.

Drop Boxes

During the course of a semester, if you are taking an online course, chances are that you are going to have to use a Drop Box to submit an assignment.

You can learn how to use one here.

Run a Report

Checking your grades for an online course is as easy as clicking on a single tab in your course.

Read more about it here.

Should You Save That File?

As a student, you may want to access lessons or assignments in the future for later assignments. If an instructor hides the content when they feel it is no longer needed, and you want to know how to preserve it before then, you can learn how to do so here.


Sometimes instructors do not have the newest versions of programs that you may have, and may not be able to open your work. It only takes a moment to avoid these kinds of situations, and you can read how to avoid it here.

Additional Links

If a teacher has a .docx file saved on their course, and you are unable to read it, a plug-in for Word 2003 may be just what you need. The below links provide a plug-in and a convertor so you can access the content without getting the newest Word.


Reduce Files Size

There are may free tools on the internet that will allow you to convert your file to a smaller format.

Images and Videos

Images and Videos can become large very quickly, sometimes it is better to reduce the file size by converting the file. You can read about some programs you can use here


PowerPoints can easily get excessively large when including videos and audio. iSpring Free is a program that converts a PowerPoints into a flash file, and you can learn how to use it here