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Online Teaching: Faculty Resources: FacultyToolBox


All online courses are in Brightspace. Brightspace is the Learning Management System for YCCC.

Brightspace Login
Brightspace Quick Start Guide for Faculty
Brightspace Tool Overview 

New Assignment Experience

Brightspace Mobile App

The Brightspace Pulse app is designed especially for students to view content and participate in courses. The app is available on iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices

Pulse App for iOS Devices (iPhone/iPad)
Pulse App for Android Devices

Accessibility Tools

URKUND Plagiarism Software

Helpful Links

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Academic Calendar

YCCC Bookstore

Quickly Attendance

ThinkCell VideoTutorial

Search for Multimedia Content

Streaming video that's more resourceful than YouTube! Documentary, archival, and instructional videos can be found here for a variety subject areas. Get started by accessing the FoD homepage here, or use the widget below to get started.

Click here for the Library OrientationThe YCCC Library is designed to show you how to access and use key Library resources. You can complete the full sequence for introduction to all our resources, or pick and choose sections to get a refresher on the resources best suited to your needs.

Minerva Library Catalog logo Looking for films from the Library's DVD collection?
Try the Minerva catalog. Enter a keyword or subject and see what resources are available locally or from other libraries in the state!

Cloud Library Logo and Link

Provided by the State of Maine, the Cloud Library offers eBooks & AudioBooks for download.
Start browsing online or download the app for a variety of platforms. Now you're free to read or listen on the go!

Test Question Generator


Additional Resources


A webreader that automatically speech enables course content within Brightspace.


The only step instructors need to do is upload their own common cartridge's; The instructions for the integration process is below.

Brightspace Virtual Classroom

Free Software

Click here to access Office 365YCCC offers the Microsoft Office Suite to all students and faculty. The Office Suite includes: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and OneNote. Access these resources with your YCCC ID and password. Install Office 365

The best web browser to use with Brightspace is Chrome. Chrome is a free and open-source web browser developed by Google. Chrome is available for Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems. Download Chrome.

Click here to download the Adobe PDF ReaderSome courses use PDF files. Your computer will need to be able to open PDF files. If you find your computer cannot open a PDF file, you will want to download and install the free Adobe PDF reader. Download Adobe PDF Reader

Click here to access Google DriveGoogle Drive is a free cloud-based storage service that enables users to store and access files online. The service syncs stored documents, photos and more across all of the user's devices, including mobile devices, tablets and PCs. It also allows you to share files with your classmates and instructors. To use Google Drive, you must set-up a gmail account. Set-up a gmail account

Adobe Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services from Adobe Systems that gives subscribers access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, along with a set of mobile applications and also some optional cloud services.  Sign in with your normal YCCC email address and password and then you can go to Desktop Downloads and choose any piece of software to download. Adobe Creative Cloud