Requesting Class Shares

March 29, 2010

Class shares are folders that enable you to share information with your classes on the network.  These also allow you to have a folder for each student available to individual students and you, but not the remainder of the class.  You can request your own Class Shares.   To do so, login to the Faculty Online Resource Kit (FORK).  Once logged in to FORK, complete the following steps to create your shares.

  1. Click Class Share Request
    Class Shares Request
  2. Select the semester that you wish to create shares for
  3. Enter the number of shares you would like to create
  4. Click ‘Next’
    Class Shares Request
  5. Select your course section(s)
  6. Click ‘Next’
    Class Shares Request
  7. Verify that the information is correct on the Confirmation Page
  8. Click ‘Confirm’
    Class Shares Request
  9. Your share(s) should be available within one hour.

Requesting a Blackboard Shell

March 29, 2010

You can request your own Blackboard shells.   To do so, login to the Faculty Online Resource Kit (FORK).  Once logged in to FORK, complete the following steps to create your shells.

  1. Click Blackboard Shell Request
    Blackboard Shell Request
  2. Select the semester that you wish to create shells for
  3. Enter the number of shells you would like to create
  4. Click ‘Next’
    Blackboard Shell Request
  5. Select your desired course section
    *To create a super course (more than one section in a shell), click on the first course, press and hold the CTRL key on your keyboard, click on the second course.
  6. Click ‘Next’
    Blackboard Shell Request
  7. Verify that the information is correct on the Confirmation page
  8. Click ‘Confirm’
    Blackboard Shell Request
  9. Your shell(s) should be ready within one hour.

Accessing the Faculty Online Resource Kit (FORK)

March 29, 2010

To access the Faculty Online Resource Kit (FORK), complete the following steps:

  1. Go to https://secure.mcc.edu
  2. Enter your username and password (same as Blackboard and Webmail)
    If you do not know your username, contact 2-help on campus or 810-762-0216 off campus.
  3. Click ‘Login’
    Login to FORK
  4. Once inside the Secure Applications Menu, click the link for FORK
    Locate FORK
  5. Now you have access to the features in FORK
    1. Temporary username and password of the day
    2. Blackboard Shell Request
    3. Class Share Request