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 New to Online?
See also Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) Useful Online Faculty Support Resources: Online Teaching Certification Online Faculty Handbook Semester Start Checklist Meet Your LSC-Online Representatives Techno...
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...
What can an Instructional Designer Do For You?
Instructional Designers   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 LSC-Online Representative They are ready to assist facu...
Instructional Support (VTAC)
Need help with complex D2L issues, such as setting up your gradebook, adding content, building a quiz, or integrating publisher content? With the VTAC Support page, we are offering multiple times for phone and WebEx appointments to help us more eff...
Meet Your LSC-Online Representative
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 Faculty Online Teaching Certification
Faculty Online Teaching Certification LSC-Online provides an Online Teaching Certification course as a resource for faculty covering recommended practices of online teaching. The topics covered in the course include student engagement, student inte...
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.  ...
Online Faculty Handbook
LSC-Online has developed a handbook for online faculty as well as a recommended practices guide. The handbook contains resources and information compiled from the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) in one document.  Download the C...
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...
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...
 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...
 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...