Online Course Resources

You will find in this section interactive tutorials for learning how to navigate your online student experience. You will develop needed skills to use technology tools for learning such as Respondus and Microsoft Office suite.

You will also find under this section useful information on skillshops, step by step instructions on how to register for Canvas 101 self-paced course, and tutorials on all Microsoft Office products.

Respondus LockDown Browser for Students

Respondus LockDown Browser Software This application is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.

Supports Windows and Mac

Download the lockdown browser

 Instructions: Using the Respondus LockDown Browser to Take a Test


Canvas-based exams and quizzes may require online proctoring using the online exam proctoring service, Honorlock,


Canvas 101 - The Student Experience

The Canvas 101 self-paced course will prepare you to use the most common features in Canvas. It includes six modules with short video demonstrations and links to tutorials:

  1. User Settings
  2. Communication
  3. Assignments
  4. Grades
  5. Mobile
  6. Help

Canvas 101 Badge To enroll yourself in this course, click on the Canvas 101 link, then click on the Enroll in Course button.

Total viewing time for all course content is approximately 35 minutes. If you need to take a break, you can always return later to finish up or view the tutorials again.

After completing all six modules you will take the Canvas 101 quiz and earn your Canvas 101 badge.

Microsoft Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)

Online Tutoring

Can't make it to campus?  Valencia has tutors online and are available to assist you during the following hours:

  • Monday through Friday 10am-9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 11am-7pm

Visit our LibGuide  here for more information and to access our online tutoring services.