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Create an Online Learning Consortium Account
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is a leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications, and guidance to educators, online learning profe...
Faculty Instructions for Viewing Certification Status
Accessing MyWorkshops Login directly to MyWorkshops by going to https://myworkshops.lonestar.edu . You are now at your Learning Home  page. Viewing Certification Status Information about the status of your Online Teaching Certificat...
 Faculty Online Teaching Certification
Faculty Online Teaching Certification LSC-Online provides Online Teaching Certification Courses as a resource for faculty covering best practices of online teaching. The topics covered in the courses include student engagement, student interaction,...
Faculty Technology Support Services
Help with D2L If your issue is related to a technology supported by LSC-Online (e.g., D2L), you can chat with us by clicking the VTAC Support link and then clicking the Begin Chat button. NOTE: You must be logged in to access the Begin Chat butt...
Frequently Asked Questions
The following are some frequently asked questions from faculty who are new to teaching online.  If you do not find your question listed below, try searching for a topic using the search box in the upper right corner of this site. Q.  Whe...
Meet Your LSC-Online Representative
LSC-CyFair Cynthia Swenceski Instructional Technologist II Cynthia.Swenceski@LoneStar.edu TECH 200T 281-290-5945 Schedule appointment LSC-Kingwood Jennifer Stallman Instructional Designer II Jennifer.Stallman@LoneStar.edu APA 200...
Multimedia Services
Lone Star College offers professional multimedia services at many of its main campuses to enhance your online instruction.  Each campus is different; some require you to handle the equipment yourself while others require a staff member.  ...
 New to Online? Welcome!
See also Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) Useful Online Faculty Support Resources: Virtual Teaching Assistance Center Faculty Online Teaching Certification Technologies We Support Software Resources for Facul...
Other Helpful Software
Get Started Browsers Supported by D2L Perform a System Check Perform a speed test - Make sure your internet service is adequate for test taking. http://www.speedtest.net/ https://www.measurementlab.net/tests/ndt/ The following soft...
Retrieve Withdrawn Student Course Activity Data
Retrieving Grades and Attendance for Dropped Students To find the grades or attendance for a student who has withdrawn or been dropped from a course, please see View Attendance & Grades for Withdrawn (Unenrolled) Users . Retrieving Submission...
Software Resources for Faculty
Software Resources for Faculty Camtasia is an all-in-one video editor and screen recorder. D2L Capture is a tool for creating and publishing rich media directly from classrooms across the LSC system and is being used for recording classroom pr...
Technologies We Support
LSC-Online Technology Portfolio The technologies below are supported by the LSC-Online team through VTAC Chat or your campus Instructional Technologist/Designer. D2L The D2L Learning Environment provides a platform for online course content in f...
 Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC)
The Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) is an online knowledge base located at vtac.lonestar.edu .  This should be the first place you go for help – it will most likely have the information you need.  If you can’t find w...
VPIs, Deans, DOMS, and Chairs: Instructions for Viewing Faculty Certification Status
Academic Leadership LSC-Online will provide Online Teaching Certification (OTC) reports one month prior to the beginning of every long semester. Any information needed regarding the status of a faculty member’s OTC completion between reportin...
What can an Instructional Technologist/Designer Do For You?
Instructional Designers/T echnologists  are available on each campus to assist faculty with course design and development using D2L and related tools within the Technologies We Support . Meet Your Technologist/Designer They are ready to a...
 What is a Lightboard?
LSC-Online and some Lone Star College campuses have a lightboard available to help you create more engaging videos for your online courses.  Watch the demo video below to see a lightboard in action. For more information about which campu...