The information in this guide is a great starting place for anyone new to teaching at St. Petersburg College. 

Start with the Basics -

Semester Start Checklist 

How to Access your Faculty Certification for MyCourses Practice Course  

Explore the MyCourses Home Page   

MyCourses and Updates Widgets (Course Home Page) 

What’s New in MyCourses

Find Your Course

Explore Areas of a Course 

Syllabi Information. –

Standard Syllabus- 

How to Add a Standard Syllabus in Your Course (Not a Simple Syllabus) 

Simple Syllabus - (Required if you are teaching a GenEd Core Course &/or a course using Respondus LockDown Browser)

Get Started Using Simple Syllabus 

Simple Syllabus FAQ’s 

MyCourses Set Up for a Class-

How to Copy Announcements to Multiple Courses

How to Get Email

How Discussions are Structured in MyCourses

How to Add Quizzes, Dropboxes, or Discussions to Course Content  

The Best Place to Set Dates within MyCourses   

Insert a Link to a Course File

Setting Up a Weekly Attendance Register in MyCourses

Students Must Complete Quiz to Unlock Course Content 

How to Add a Demo Student to Your Course - (This is helpful if you want to test something out as a student).

Respondus LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor-

Getting Started with Respondus LockDown Browser/Respondus Proctored Monitor 

Getting Started Guide for Instructors from Respondus 

Pre-recorded Training on Respondus LockDown Browser/Respondus Proctored Monitor
Frequently Asked Questions About Respondus LockDown Browser/Respondus Proctored Monitor  

Video -

How Connect Quizzes to Respondus LockDown Browser inside MyCourses 

Step by Step Instructions - 

How to Link MyLab/MyMathLab/Pearson to Respondus in your MyCourses Class



Have Questions? Contact the MyCourses Support Team by email at or by phone at 727-341-3500 (Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST).

After-hours or weekend assistance? Contact the SPC Helpdesk at 727-791-2795 or

Want to Schedule a One-on-One or Group Session on MyCourses or other instructional technology issues or opportunities? Complete the Schedule Instructional Support form and one of our team members will be in contact during regular business hours.


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