- INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE LEARNING
This brief, interactive lesson introduces students to learning online. Topics include using Blackboard, technical tips, and being a successful online student.
- GETTING STARTED
Read more about what you should do after registering for an online course.
A few questions students commonly ask about online learning.
- TECHNICAL TIPS
Tips related to hardware, software, and troubleshooting for online courses.
- STUDY TIPS
Suggestions to promote student success in the online learning environment.
- BLACKBOARD HOW-TO: VIDEO TUTORIALS
Having trouble completing a task in Blackboard? Select a video to watch step-by-step instructions.
Student Support Services
- BRAINFUSE – ONLINE TUTORING
The college subscribed to Brainfust Help Now so you can access online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Log in to Blackboard to access Brainfuse from the My BRCTC tab.
Need help? View or print the Brainfuse Student Guide or watch this short video tutorial.
- ON-CAMPUS TUTORING
The Peer Tutor Program is a free service offered to all students. Click here for more information or to request a tutor.
- ON-CAMPUS WRITING ASSISTANCE
Stop by the Writing Center on campus for help with citations, style, and editing your written assignments. Click here for more information.
- DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES
Disability Services are available to those that qualify and ask for assistance. Visit the Disability Services page for more information.
Find and order your books online from Follett.
- WiFi SERVICE
You can connect to the Internet wirelessly in the Internet Café or any other location on both campuses with a Blue Ridge CTC student username.
- TECHNOLOGY DISCOUNT PROGRAM
Students are eligible for significant hardware and software discounts through Journey Education. Click here to start shopping!
Blue Ridge CTC has been approved by the state of West Virginia to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.