Prevent Cheating During Exams

Attend an Upcoming Webinar

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser used by hundreds of institutions to lock down a computer during an online exam. When using LockDown Browser, students can’t print, copy, visit other websites, or use other applications during an online test.

These sessions will include an overview and demonstration of LockDown Browser. There will also be a brief overview of Respondus Monitor. Please note: MATC will not adopt Respondus Monitor.

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser

“Instructor Training for LockDown Browser: Prevent Cheating During Exams”

This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session is 45 minutes, plus a Q&A period at the end. Lockdown Browser integrates with Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, Sakai, and ANGEL.

Google Apps & Tools

Free Online Event: Engaging Students with Free Web Tools

FREE Online Event: Transform Your Classroom with Google

Are you interested in using Google Apps and Tools in your classroom, but you’re not sure where to start? Join us at our upcoming free online event as our renowned experts share their favorite tips and tricks for integrating Google into your classroom.

FREE REGISTRATION – Click Here to Learn More

5 Must-See Google Topics:

  • Going Google: The Quick Start Guide to Getting Started with Google Tools
  • Google Classroom: An Intro to Saving Time, Staying Organized, and Improving Communication
  • Make Google Forms Work for You!
  • Improve Writing Skills Using Digital Writing and Google Docs
  • Going Google: An Overview of Google’s iOS Apps


Scheduled Outage: MATC Internet Services October 10th

Please Notice, Per the IT Department:

On Friday October 10th, 2014, from 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM (Central), Midwest Fiber Networks will be performing scheduled maintenance on MATC’s Internet connectivity.

During this time, Internet services to and from MATC websites, such as Blackboard and INFOnline, will be unavailable.

Future of Video Accessibility According to Google


Industry Insights
Future of Video Accessibility According to Google

One of Google’s top objectives is to make information universally accessible. YouTube has embraced this directive by making video accessibility a priority from the top down. In this recorded session, Google provides insights into the future of accessible video, why universal accessibility is important to Google, and how captions and subtitles enhance content discoverability (Google even reveals test results showing the SEO benefits of captions).

Future of Video Accessibility According to Google

Watch this recording to learn:

  • How Google is building accessibility into YouTube
  • Google’s test results showing the SEO benefits of captions
  • Future of YouTube’s automatic captions
  • Why YouTube creators should caption their videos
  • How to take advantage of YouTube’s international growth through translation and subtitles
  • How Google is addressing the challenges of accessible mobile video

McGraw Hill Connect Scheduled Maintenance – Saturday October 11th

McGraw-Hill Connect will be performing a scheduled maintenance update on Saturday October 11th from 4AM to 9AM (Central Time).  During that time, McGraw Hill Connect content will be temporarily unavailable at their website and in MATC’s Blackboard.  Be sure to visit the Connect Blog following the update for more details.

No other services will be affected.