Your ILCT Package at CRC - Cambridge Regional College Virtual

Your e-learning Package
at CRC
What is e-learning and How is it
useful for your studies?
• E-learning is the computer and network-enabled transfer of skills
and knowledge.
• E-learning includes all forms of electronically supported learning
and teaching materials.
Discuss how e-learning might help
you with your course.
You may have considered some of
the following:
Discuss e-learning methods?
1. Assignment completion.
2. Classroom Presentations using
3. Saving and Storing your work.
4. Supports your studies (VLE)
5. Research
6. Independent Learning
What do you have available?
How to login
User Area
Computer Access Points
Wireless Connection
Office 365 –
Office Web Apps
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Target Skills Gold
Key Contacts
How do you login to the computers?
Any computer that you use around the
college or in a classroom can be
accessed using the following:
Username: 12345678
Student ID number (located on your
student card) e.g.
Password: cb42qt
your postcode (Make sure you use small
letters and no space.)
HINT: If you have problems with your
login please see the IT help desk located
along the B-Block corridor opposite
B122h OR call 01223 418215
User Area
As a student at CRC you will be provided with a network account which gives
you access to the network shared drives, your personal data area (H Drive)
and allows you to print to the College printers. You will need to login to the
computer as shown previously.
• You will have your own personal print quota which will allow you to print
up to 500 pages. Any additional page credit can be added by visiting the IT
Helpdesk. Each print job is limited to 10 pages and two copies.
• Your personal data area has a storage limit of 500MB.
• Do not save work to ‘Documents’ or locally on any computer as it will
automatically get deleted when the computer is shut down.
Your user area can only be accessed from inside CRC on networked computers
so you may wish to consider alternative saving options to access work from
home/off site e.g. USB Stick, Cloud Storage etc…
How to Access your user area?
Click on the ‘Computer’ icon on your desktop
Here is your user area
Hint: Notice your ID number
Computer Access Points
• The main area for Computer access
can be found in the Main Learning
Resource Centre (LRC). You have
access to the open areas located on
the ground and first floor.
• You will also find that we have the
new quiet zones or study rooms with
computers that you can book.
Please ask a staff member in the LRC for
more information.
Organise visit/tour with the LRC.
Wireless connections
If you have a laptop or other wireless internet device you can apply
for a Wireless Account by visiting the IT Helpdesk opposite B122h
and completing a student wireless account request form.
If you have any questions or require any further information
regarding anything to do with the computer facilities or services,
please speak to a member of the IT team.
Office 365
Office 365 is an online account for your emails,
storing your files in the cloud and giving you
access to Word, Excel and PowerPoint from any
computer, at home or on the college campus.
Your Office 365 account gives you access to:
• Outlook – Your mailbox with all your college emails.
• SkyDrive Pro - Your personal document library—the place to
keep your work documents and other files. When you store
your files on SkyDrive Pro only you can see them, but you
can easily share them.
• Office Web Apps - Allowing you to upload, create, edit, and
share Microsoft Office documents directly within a Web
browser. Users can create, view and edit Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint documents.
Outlook - Emails
You can access your email by going directly to the Microsoft website: Also you can use the shortcuts on either
the CRC computer desktop, CRC website or the VLE homepage
( .
Email Account Login Details:
Username: [email protected]
Your Student ID [email protected]
(located on your student card)
Password: CRCcb42qt
‘CRC’ and Your Postcode i.e.
(this password is case sensitive)
Once you have logged in to your email you can access your SkyDrive by
clicking the link on the top menu. SkyDrive is your personal document
library where you can keep your documents and other files
Office Web Apps allowing users to upload, create, edit,
and share Microsoft Office documents directly within a
Web browser. Users can create, view and edit Word,
Excel and PowerPoint documents.
In the main window you will see all files you have
already upload or created. Click on ‘New Document’ to
create a new document or Upload a existing file.
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
The CRC VLE web address is
On the VLE you will find pages for your course and units. On your VLE
pages you will find information and learning materials.
Login Details:
Username: 12345678
Student ID number
(located on your student card)
Password: cb42qt
your postcode (Make sure you use small letters and no space)
Quick steps to finding your VLE course page
Your teachers will tell you which course and unit pages
you need to enrol onto. Your teacher will also give you
the enrolment key for each VLE page.
Log into the
Click on your
Click on your
course then
unit page
You will only need the Enrolment key the first time you
access each VLE page. When you next login to the VLE,
look to the left and you will see ‘Navigation’ click on
‘My courses’ this will bring up a list of all VLE pages you
have enrolled onto.
If you have any questions or problems please contact
the ILCT team by calling 01223 226327, e-mailing
[email protected] or visiting B008 in the
corridor behind main reception.
Look at
and activities.
ClickView online allows students to access educational videos for
research, homework and assignments. You can watch educational
videos on any computer, iPhone or iPad.
Just go to the website and login and you will have access to all the
videos. The web address is:
The login details for all students are the same:
Username: [email protected]
password: september
Target Skills Gold
In order to help you as you prepare for your course at CRC we like to spend a
little time checking your Maths and English skills. This is not a test; it is a way for
us to see how we can help you as you study. Everybody has different skills and it
helps to know where your strengths are and where you might need a little help.
The web address for this is or you can follow the link
from the desktop.
Login Details:
Username: 12345678
Student ID number
(located on your student card)
Password: cb42qt
your postcode (Make sure you use small letters and no space)
Key contacts
We’re here to help!
IT Support
Any computer problems.
Any VLE or TSG questions.
o Room: B122
o Phone: 01223 418215
o Email: [email protected]
o Room: B008
o Phone: 01223 226327
o Email:
[email protected]
Student Admin
Student Services
Any enrolment problems.
Any student services questions.
o Room: C105
o Phone: 01223 226347
or 01223 418322
o Room: C007
o Phone: 01223 418442
o Email:
[email protected]

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