Central CT State University IT and CTI Self Help/Knowledgebase
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Cylance Protect Anti-Virus
**As of February 2024, Cylance has been replaced with Microsoft Defender.** Cylance Protect replaced McAfee Anti-virus on CCSU-owned computers. Cylance is an advanced threat protection program that...
23 Feb, 2024 Comments: 0
Defender Anti-Virus
Defender Antivirus is a built-in antivirus software developed by Microsoft. It provides real-time protection against various types of malware, including viruses, spyware, and other malicious...
23 Feb, 2024 Comments: 0
SPSS Software
SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a popular statistical package which can perform highly complex data manipulation and analysis with simple instructions. It is designed for both...
05 Feb, 2024 Comments: 0
Building Your Course
Blackboard features many different tools which can be used in building your course. These documents will teach you how to use them. Pre-Built Templates Importing a pre-built template is...
01 Feb, 2024 Comments: 0
Grammarly
Out of an abundance of caution, this software should not be installed on CCSU owned devices. Grammarly takes a copy of any documents you are working on and uploads them to their cloud. As Central...
25 Jan, 2024 Comments: 0
Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure
Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure is a flexible, committee- friendly engine for conducting academic professional, reviews online - in a shared governance context. This software application...
16 Jan, 2024 Comments: 0
CoursEval
This tool is used to provide online student opinion surveys in replace of traditional paper/Scantron surveys. CoursEval is designed to provide statistical data to support faculty performance review...
09 Jan, 2024 Comments: 0
erPortal (Facilities Management Workorder Request System)
ERPortal (recently replaced by "Llumin") is a web-based system used to enter routine, non-emergency work requests for the Facilities Management Department. How to Access: On-campus connected to...
29 Dec, 2023 Comments: 0
FACULTY NEW TO BLACKBOARD? START HERE.
Blackboard Learn is an application used to facilitate teaching online. It allows you to post announcements, assignments, create tests, and more. We suggest looking at Blackboard’s official Getting...
29 Dec, 2023 Comments: 0
Assessments
This section contains documentation about assignments, tests, surveys, and pools. Assignments Assignments allow students to submit work to be graded by the instructor. Create an Assignment...
29 Dec, 2023 Comments: 0
Grading
Blackboard provides many tools to assist you in grading. You can grade assignments, tests, discussion board posts, etc. For answers to frequently asked questions, read the Grade Center FAQs...
27 Dec, 2023 Comments: 0
Taskstream
The School of Education and Professional Studies at CCSU has chosen to partner with Taskstream for assessment, accreditation, and continuous improvement. Taskstream advances effective assessment to...
29 Nov, 2023 Comments: 0
FeedbackFruits
What is FeedbackFruits? FeedbackFruits is a robust assessment and feedback tool suite that can facilitate individual or group oriented student-to-student, student-to-content, and...
29 Nov, 2023 Comments: 0
Book Publishers
This section provides a list of the existing book publisher links within Blackboard. Our method for pairing your McGraw Hill Connect & Cengage course to your Blackboard shell has been recently...
29 Nov, 2023 Comments: 0
Central BlueNet Account and Microsoft 365/CCSU Email Accounts and Passwords
Your Central BlueNet account is used to access computing services both on and off campus. It consists of your: BlueNet username - a unique username (usually your first initial, last initial and 4...
20 Nov, 2023 Comments: 0
Computers and Peripherals - For Faculty and Staff
All full-time employees will be provided with one standard laptop computer (Windows or Mac), along with a docking station with one external conference monitor, keyboard, and mouse. This set up allows...
17 Oct, 2023 Comments: 0
Email - Students
All students are automatically given a Central Microsoft 365 account. Your Central email address is assigned to you during your application process. It is your official University email address. The...
26 Sep, 2023 Comments: 0
Apogee Cable TV Streaming Service
The Apogee Cable TV streaming service allows resident students to stream shows, sports, movies, and more. It may be used on devices such as your computer, phone, tablet, or streaming device. How to...
28 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
Residence Hall Network (ResNet) - Wireless and Wired Access
Every room in our residence halls is equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access. We have 2 wireless networks: ccsu-bluenet is the wireless network for your computer, Chromebook, and mobile...
28 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
Computer Classrooms and Labs
Computerized classrooms and labs are in every academic building on campus. There are two main types of computerized classrooms: fully-computerized classrooms and Instructor Workstation classrooms....
25 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
GoReact for Students
Student Guides Recording a Video Student One Page Guide GoReact Tech Support
23 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
Class Management Software (LanSchool)
In August 2023, a new version of LanSchool was installed. This new version is called LanSchool Air and is access via a website, rather than locally. The class management software enables instructors...
22 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
Managing Your Content
These documents can help with moving and copying content in your courses. Content can be moved or copied within a course or from one course to another. Managing Content Within a Course Copy...
22 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
Kaltura Documentation
Download Videos in MP4 Format Download and Install Kaltura Capture Software to a Personal Computer Download and Install Kaltura Capture Software to a CCSU Computer Ordering Captions in...
22 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0
Collaborate Ultra
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a web conferencing app similar to Microsoft Teams and Zoom. It is the recommended web conferencing app due to its integrations with Blackboard Learn, which make it...
22 Aug, 2023 Comments: 0