Modes of Instruction

Instruction will include both online and on-campus options. For more information go to Modes of Instructions guide.

Remote Learning IT Supports

Make sure you’re ready for ALL classes—online, hybrid, and in-person!

Students! Do you know exactly what you need for success in your online and hybrid class environments at Parkland College? Coby does! Here’s the scoop:

BEFORE your classes begin, make sure you:

  • Create your new ParklandOne password here, especially if you’ve been away for more than two years.
  • Explore the Cobra Connection here: Discover the ins and outs of using the Cobra Learning classroom environment and its student support widgets for peer tutoring, writing lab, presentation center, and success coaching in this orientation.
  • Have the Right Equipment ready (or borrow it!). Requirements:
    • A computer or laptop that has Windows 10, 128+ GB of storage space, 8+ GB of RAM, Microsoft Office 2019, and an updated internet browser installed on it. You won’t be able to use your cell phone, tablet, or Chromebook for class!
    • Access to WiFi with a high connection speed
    • A webcam, microphone, and speakers (or a USB/Bluetooth headset with a microphone)
    • A charged cell phone to complete two-step verification into email, Cobra, etc.
    • Learn more specifics on equipment requirements here.
  • No computer? Don’t worry! You can get FREE help:
    • Check out an approved laptop for the entire semester here.
    • Use Parkland WiFi all around campus.
    • Get your Office 365 license here.
    • Update your browser here.

DURING your classes, you can get: