Technology Support

Get training and support in technology used in the delivery of online learning.

You might choose to use Blackboard as your "home base" for your classes off-campus. This is the supported Learning Management System at the college and can provide students with a consistent experience in terms of accessing content and tools. In addition, all employees and students at the College have free off-campus access to Microsoft Office 365 and AppsAnywhere.

How to log in

All of the platforms listed below are accessed using your standard George Brown log in information:

Username: employeeID@georgebrown.ca
Password: Current system password

Need to reset your password?

Digital Tools for Teaching

Blackboard

Blackboard is the college's Learning Management System. It's a web-based learning environment for course delivery.

Office365 and Teams

Students, faculty and staff have free access to Office 365, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and more, all accessible from your home computer.

AppsAnywhere

AppsAnywhere is a free service that allows George Brown students, staff and faculty to access software, on-demand, anytime, from anywhere.

LinkedIn Learning

George Brown College has a subscription to LinkedIn Learning (formerly known as Lynda.com) whose training resources are in video format.

Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard’s Collaborate Ultra is a videoconferencing tool that lets you deliver your online lecture, share files and presentations, interact in real-time with your students, and record and share your lectures. 

Creating and sharing content

Recording videos

Thinking about recording an educational video? Find the right process and tools for you.

Minimum technology requirements

There are minimum technical requirements needed for students and faculty to facilitate and participate in online learning at the college.

See the requirements

technical difficulties

Students, faculty and staff experiencing technical difficulties with Blackboard, Teams or any other technology can get online support 24/7 with Help Desk Live Chat.

CHAT NOW

For urgent technical issues requiring immediate assistance, call 416-415-5000 ext. 4357 (HELP) to speak with a live agent.

Need help?

If you're not familiar with the different technological tools available to incorporate in your teaching, you can contact the TLX at tlx@georgebrown.ca for assistance and one-on-one training.