Ready for Online?

How do I know I’m ready for online classes?

Resources to help you determine if you are ready for web-enhanced, hybrid and online courses.

Smarter Measure

Southern Crescent provides the SmarterMeasure assessment to help you decide if you are ready for online classes.

SmarterMeasure is an assessment that measures learner readiness. SmarterMeasure is an indicator of the degree to which distance learning and/or learning in a technology rich environment will be a good fit for you. It will help you prepare to be successful as a student. You are not penalized for guessing on SmarterMeasure, so please enter an answer for each question on the assessment. Upon completion of SmarterMeasure you will receive a score report which will not only help you understand your strengths and opportunities for improvement, but will also provide resources to help you succeed. Remember, this assessment is strictly for your benefit. Take the time to rate yourself honestly.

Note: First Time User Login(Username) and Password = SCTECH ( all upper case)

Technology Basics

Living in the Online World

Each student can use the website freely to learn many different topics. If you choose to register, will keep a transcript of your records in their website. To register, go to the bottom of the website, where it says ‘My Account’.

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Blackboard supported Browsers and Computer Needs