Online Resources for Learning and Teaching

New College is providing resources for students and faculty to support continued learning and teaching as we transition from face-to-face learning to online learning for the rest of the semester. These resources will be updated frequently.

Student Resources

Canvas Mobile App

Canvas Conferencing Tool: Big Blue Button 

Software Available via the Virtual Lab

  • 3MB
  • Adobe Reader
  • ArcGIS PRO lab
  • ClustalX2
  • Dia
  • drpython
  • eclipse
  • GeneDoc
  • GRE PowerPrep II
  • HyperRESEARCH
  • IBM SPSS
  • IDLE
  • Logger Pro
  • LyX
  • Maple
  • MEGA6
  • PascalGT
  • putty
  • Python (x, y)
  • Python Interpreter
  • R i386
  • R x64
  • RStudio
  • RunGTAP
  • SAS
  • SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS Studio
  • SCiTE
  • StataIC
  • Student Explorit
  • Virtual Studio
  • WinAr135
  • WinSCP

IT has detailed guides on their website describing how faculty and students can set up their access to them. 80 concurrent sessions of the virtual desktop are available.

Commercial Internet Access

Both Comcast and Spectrum are offering free 60 day internet to K-12 and college students. These are the two biggest providers in the state of Florida other than FIOS. The students would need to be in their service areas to take advantage of this.  Below is the link to spectrum and comcast with information about how to gain access.

Book Access (free)

Tutors

  • Teaching Assistants and Peer Tutors have been asked to continue working remotely with students for pay. If you cannot access your Peer Tutor, or if you do not have a Peer Tutor and need one, please write to your professor and Associate Provost Sherman (sherman@ncf.edu), and they will try to help.
  • Success Coaches are available to work with students remotely. Book an appointment through https://ncf.mywconline.com/.
  • QRC Tutors – Students can self-enroll in the QRC course. Students who have previously enrolled for QRC are already enrolled. 
  • SWAs will be available for online appointments after spring break, and we encourage students to make appointments on WConline as usual after spring break. During spring break, WRC will be adjusting the online schedule, as there will be some SWAs who will need to change or block out their hours. If pre-existing appointments need to be cancelled on our end, we will reach out to reschedule. If you know you will no longer be needing an appointment that you pre-scheduled, we ask that you cancel it or let us know and we will cancel it. 

Paperwork Deadlines

  • The rule requiring any student who wishes to change their bacc committee to submit a new Thesis Prospectus at least two weeks before the bacc exam is waived.
  • The deadlines for submitting Provisional AOC forms and Thesis Prospectus/AOC forms are waived.
  • Any student who is planning to graduate in May should make sure that their Thesis Prospectus/AOC form is filed and current before they hold their bacc (This information is available in the Detailed Student Profile on the Student Evaluation System).


IRB Submissions

  • All students wishing to submit for IRB approval by the April 21st deadline (for guaranteed review in time for Summer and Fall research): All instructions and required application forms are located on the Info Page of the Axiom Mentor website. This software can be reached via the myNCF page. Any questions regarding Mentor or the IRB process not answered there can be addressed to irb@ncf.edu. IRB Administration will be available during this time and virtual appointments can be scheduled in Google Hangouts. 

Student Research and Travel Grants

  • Due to the changes to the academic program, we will extend the deadlines to submit Student Research and Travel Grant (SRTG) proposals.
    • Student Proposal Application Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
    • Faculty Letter of Recommendation Deadline: Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
  • View full details regarding the SRTG program including guidelines and the proposal application form. 
  • If there are any questions, please contact Assistant Director for Fellowships Duane Smith or Associate Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Julie Morris.

CEO Career Support

  • The CEO is holding in-person appointments through Friday, March 13. 
  • Appointments beginning on Monday, March 16 will be conducted online/remote or over the phone. If you have an appointment already scheduled, it will be converted to an online/video appointment. For new appointments, you will be able to choose a “phone” or “video” (online) option when you schedule. 
  • CEO office hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm remain unchanged. The CEO is open over Spring Break. 
  • Schedule an appointment via myNCF by clicking on Handshake. Then click, “Career Center” followed by “Appointments”.
  • Check the Events menu in Handshake and/or NovoConnect for status updates on CEO events.

Cook Library

Student Success Programs

  • Student Disability Services
    Students may continue to complete online requests for accommodations. Assistant Director for Student Disabilities Services Joe Mayer continues to be available for phone appointments.  Please email him at disabilityservices@ncf.edu or call 941-487-4637.
  • Student Support – Case Manager
    Students, faculty and staff may continue to submit SST reports through the Student Support Team app on myNCF App Gateway.  Please complete the Student of Concern Form. Case Management will continue to provide support and advocacy services to students via telephone appointments. The Case Manager, Regina Rodarte may be reached at rrodarte@ncf.edu or by phone at 941-487-4510.
  • Student Success Center
    The Student Success Center will be continuing its services via google hangout and phone appointments. Students may schedule an appointment with a Student Success Coach through the regular online scheduling system at  https://ncf.mywconline.com/  (be sure to select the Student Success Center Schedule under available schedules beneath the login). Once the students selects an appointment slot, a Student Success Coach will send the student a google hangout invite for a video call at the scheduled time. Students who do not have video call capabilities should request a phone appointment.  For questions please email Kaylie Stokes at kstokes@ncf.edu

Car Rental

National Enterprise Car Rental is offering car rentals to students ages 18-24 who need to drive home due to colleges moving to online instruction, through May 31, 2020.

Cell service policies/special offers

    1.   FCC agreement stating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment and open hot-spots.
    2.   AT&T COVID-19 response: offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families.
    3.   Verizon COVID-19 response: no special offers, but following the FCC agreement.
    4.   Sprint COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge (others will likely follow).
    5.   T-Mobile COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge (others will likely follow).

 

Faculty Resources

Mastering Canvas

Faculty can self-enroll in the Mastering Canvas course to have access to detailed tutorials.

Canvas Conferencing Tool: Big Blue Button

We are happy to announce the upgrade to the Canvas Conferences premium subscription to BigBlueButton is now complete. With the upgrade, we have a private server for our institution lowering the chance of interruptions. Recorded BigBlueButton sessions will now not be auto-deleted. Users will see each other’s video cameras without making the participants moderators. For a detailed tutorial on using BigBlueButton, please see
the Mastering Canvas Course module on Virtual Live Lessons.

Additional Big Blue Button YouTube tutorial videos for faculty 

Software Available via the Virtual Lab

  • 3MB
  • Adobe Reader
  • ArcGIS PRO lab
  • ClustalX2
  • Dia
  • drpython
  • eclipse
  • GeneDoc
  • GRE PowerPrep II
  • HyperRESEARCH
  • IBM SPSS
  • IDLE
  • Logger Pro
  • LyX
  • Maple
  • MEGA6
  • PascalGT
  • putty
  • Python (x, y)
  • Python Interpreter
  • R i386
  • R x64
  • RStudio
  • RunGTAP
  • SAS
  • SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS Studio
  • SCiTE
  • StataIC
  • Student Explorit
  • Virtual Studio
  • WinAr135
  • WinSCP

IT has detailed guides on their website describing how faculty and students can set up their access to them. 80 concurrent sessions of the virtual desktop are available.

Google Hangout

Google Hangouts is providing free access to advanced Hangouts Meet, their video conferencing tool, until July 1, 2020.  NCF already provides Hangouts, and this is an enhancement of Hangout.

• ETS Monday Minute on Google Hangout

VPN to Access Files When Off Campus

VPN allows you to access your campus computer files when you are off campus. If you do not have this already, contact the help desk via phone (ext 4350), email (helpdesk@ncf.edu), or ticket (schooldude). 

ICPSR

New College faculty have access to many resources through the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Faculty use their NCF email address to set up an account.

Recording a Video Lecture

ACE 113 is available for recording video lectures by appointment. Make an appointment at this link.

Webcams and Headsets

IT department has 30 webcams and headsets with microphones to loan to faculty members who may need them:  email helpdesk@ncf.edu

Phone Forwarding

Find instructions for forwarding your office phone to your cell or home phone at https://www.ncf.edu/it/help-information/voiceip-telephony/ under the Quick Reference Guide.

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