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:
Password: Current system password
Digital Tools for Teaching
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 is a free service that allows George Brown students, staff and faculty to access software, on-demand, anytime, from anywhere.
George Brown College has a subscription to LinkedIn Learning (formerly known as Lynda.com) whose training resources are in video format.
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
Thinking about recording an educational video? Find the right process and tools for you.
Learn about different ways to share content with your students.
Minimum technology requirements
There are minimum technical requirements needed for students and faculty to facilitate and participate in online learning at the college.
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.
For urgent technical issues requiring immediate assistance, call 416-415-5000 ext. 4357 (HELP) to speak with a live agent.
If you're not familiar with the different technological tools available to incorporate in your teaching, you can contact the TLX at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance and one-on-one training.