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TLC SchoolConnect

Overview

Features and Benefits

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Administrator View

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Teacher View

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Student View

Server Requirements

Downloads

Overview of TLC SchoolConnect

TLC SchoolConnect is IBM's sophisticated yet easy-to-use network management system for K-12 schools. TLC SchoolConnect allows you to manage computing resources such as student accounts, software, and printers through an easy-to-use browser interface.  TLC SchoolConnect is designed for the unique requirements of the school environment, where simplicity, security, flexibility, and minimal support requirements are crucial.

bulletIntegrates LANSchool v6.0 for facilitating teacher demonstrations.  Teachers can broadcast their screen to all the student screens in the classroom or lab.
bulletEnables easy network management for teachers and system administrators.
bulletProvides ease of use for students and teachers by focusing on the task, not on the technology.

Features and Benefits

TLC SchoolConnect has three separate views, each allowing access to powerful tools through an easy-to-use browser interface.

 

Administrator View

Manage the entire school network from the TLC SchoolConnect Administrator View.  As well as using system functions that are accessible within the server utilities.  System Administrators are able to:

bulletAdd and remove users
bulletSuspend user accounts
bulletChange user profiles
bulletMake software available and accessible to all users
bulletManage the school's printing environment

 

Teacher View

Manage classroom activities and curriculum courseware from the TLC SchoolConnect Teacher View.  Teachers are able to:

bulletCreate classes and then assign students and courseware to the class.
bulletDistribute and collect assignments and homework electronically.
bulletCan create a threaded discussion forum and groupwork folder for every class.
bulletBroadcast the teacher screen.
bulletChange a student's password.

 

Student View

Complete assignments and collaborate with others from the TLC SchoolConnect Student View.  Students are able to:

bulletSign on to TLC SchoolConnect with restricted access to system files.
bulletCollaborate with their peers and exchange files with their instructor within an easy-to-use and familiar windows interface.
bulletLaunch programs provided by their teachers.
bulletUse Applications that are provided to all student users from the TLC SchoolConnect desktop.

 

Server Requirements

Downloads

SchoolConnect Architecture Diagrams - 28KB

TLC SchoolConnect Brochure - 7.8MB

TLC SchoolConnect Brochure (zipped) - 3.6 MB

 

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