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NSCC's Mobile App Guide for Teaching and Learning: Home

This guide is for faculty and students to help them better understand and use mobile apps (particularly OS, Android, and Windows) at North Shore Community College to enhance the teaching and learning environment.

Welcome to NSCC's Mobile App Guide for Teaching and Learning

About this App Guide

NSCC's App Guide for Teaching and Learning has been designed to help faculty and students better understand and use mobile apps at North Shore Community College to enhance the teaching and learning environment. It focuses on three platforms: OS, Android, and Windows. It is organized in different categories based on what the apps can do, including: collaborate, communicate, create, engage, notate, read/listen/view, and research. In addition, the guide provides a list of all NSCC apps and resource information for using mobile devices in the classroom.

Most of the apps in the guide are free but some of them have potential upgrades that involve costs. We provided costs whenever possible and included links to the apps' websites so that additional information can be obtained. 

This resource is updated regularly. Due to the dynamic nature of apps, if you encounter any discrepancies, please let us know as soon as possible by sending an email to itd@northshore.edu.

Ellucian Go

"NSCC's App (Ellucian Go) is intended for mobile devices and it is integrated with Pipeline. Some features include:

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  • Check grades and course schedules.
  • Students receive notifications for account holds.
  • Faculty can view class rosters.
  • Find Courses allows searching of scheduled courses.
  • Get Directions allows you to select campus and obtain directions from Google maps, college calendar important numbers, and a college directory search.
  • News and events from the public website are integrated within the App.
  • Access to communication channels for enrollment services, student accounts, student support and technology updates.
  • Access to library and NSCC social media links."

Platform(s): Android, iPhone

Cost: Free

Web Resources: App Overview Video, iTunes, Google Play

Ideas for Educational Use: Use this app to access NSCC-related information.

Tips and Considerations: N/A

About Instructional Technology and Design

Instructional Technology and Design (ITD) at North Shore Community College assists faculty in their integration and utilization of technology in the teaching and learning environment. We provide support, training, and information for faculty on classroom technology, instructional design, and online learning.

Do you have questions, comments, or suggestions? We would love to hear from you. Email us at itd@northshore.edu.

Atomic Learning

"Atomic Learning offers training and professional learning to help students, educators and school leaders bring technology and curriculum together. With training at your fingertips, you can learn at your convenience – even when you're not online."

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Platform(s): iPad, Web-based

Cost: Free

Web Resources: Atomic Learning, iTunes

Ideas for Educational Use: Faculty and/or students can use video tutorials to gain skills on software applications, Web 2.0 resources, computer literacy, and more. College staff can use video tutorials for professional development opportunities.

Tips and Considerations: The first time you log into the App, you must use your full NSCC email address and password.

Want to Recommend an App?

We would love to hear about your favorite apps, particularly if they are for educational purposes. As we get recommendations, we will highlight them in this guide for others to see.

If you would like to recommend an app, please send an email to itd@northshore.edu with the following information:

  • App name
  • Platform(s)
  • Link to the app (either in the online store or the app's website)
  • Cost (we prefer to recommend free apps, but will feature paying apps if they are exceptional)
  • A brief description

Also, let us know if you we can use your name in the recommendation (we will only use first names).

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