Technology Achievement Program (TAP)

This semester-long program promotes student technology skill competence, academic success, and persistence by offering training and support for students using technology at ICC.

Click the image below for Spring 2017 Technology Achievement Program scheduled workshops

Technology Acheivement Program Spring 2017

TAP Timeline and Calendar

1-2 Weeks Prior to Semester, Weeks 1-2, and Week 9

First-Time Student Technology User

RESOURCES:  See website, First-Time Student Technology User

Getting through College with your Smartphone/Email

RESOURCES:

Email: Your ICC email is a Gmail account.  Download the Gmail app from the App Store or Google Play

eServices: MyICC Mobile is available in app stores and on the web at mymobile.icc.edu.  Download from the App Store.  Get it on Google Play

Blackboard: Download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app from the App Store or Google Play(Blackboard’s full capabilities are available only in the browser version, not the app.)

JOIN US: Getting through College with your Smartphone/Email.  Drop in to the East Peoria Library anytime.

Am I ready for online learning?

HELP: Taking your first online class?  See the Ready for Online Learning? website.

Blackboard for Students

HELP: See the Blackboard Help web page linked to the Blackboard login page.

Weeks 3-6

Google – Email, Documents, File Management, Sites, and Calendar

TUTORIALS:  Tutorials on using Google are available in Atomic Learning.  To access Atomic Learning at ICC, log in to Blackboard and click on the Atomic Learning link on the Blackboard @ ICC page.  Search for Google tutorials by keyword.

See also, Google Help.

Google – Becoming a Google Search Expert

LIBGUIDE: Google Searching – http://libguides.icc.edu/google

Weeks 3-4, 6-7

PowerPoint for COMM Classes

Week 5

Exploring Library Databases

LIBGUIDE: Beginning Research and Databases – http://libguides.icc.edu/quickstart

Week 6

Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Avoiding Plagiarism

LIBGUIDE: Plagiarism – http://libguides.icc.edu/plagiarism

ICC STUDENT HANDBOOK: Academic Misconduct – http://icc.edu/student-handbook

RESOURCE:  From turnitin.com, The Plagiarism Spectrum: Tagging 10 Types of Unoriginal Work

Week 10

Exploring Citations

LIBGUIDE: Citations – http://libguides.icc.edu/c.php?g=345290&p=2326604

Weeks 14-16

Procrastinators’ Open Lab

JOIN US: Drop in to any Learning Lab, Library, or the Learning Commons for help to PERSIST and COMPLETE your work for a SUCCESSFUL end to the semester!