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HCC Online Student Success Workshops
HCC Online Student Success Workshops
Find digital workshops on test preparation, essay drafting, stress management techniques, understanding plagiarism, and more.
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App for mind mapping, a proven great way to visually organize and structure your notes and project outlines.
myHomework Student Planner
Student planner that syncs across multiple devices; tracks assignments, projects, and tests; and has due date reminders. Available for Apple, Android, Mac, Windows, Chromebook, and Kindle.
Suite of integrated tools for your courses, like mind maps, flashcards, notes, flow charts, quizzes, and slides.
Manages and prioritizes tasks and sub-tasks in groups, and can delegate and share tasks.
A close second to Todoist in terms of editorial ranking and review star average, this calendar and to-do app is also very accessible.
Helps organize and prioritize group projects with boards, lists, and cards. Compatible with Apple and Android.
OneTab Chrome Extension
Converts all of your tabs into one list to cut down on clutter. Great for organizing necessary tabs for different classes.
A simple time-tracking tool that helps you manage your time better.
Tracks and analyzes your sleep cycle and habits and wakes you up at the perfect time during your sleep cycle, so you're mentally at your best for class.
Study tool that uses flashcards, games, and quizzes.
Find or create digital flashcards in a variety of subjects. There are standardized test prep flashcards, as well.
Tool that uses interactive application instead of memorization to supplement STEM classes.
Has literature study guides with glossaries, themes, and quizzes, like an online Cliff Notes. This CAN'T substitute reading an assigned text, but can immensely help to understand it.
Online study guides for Shakespeare, literature, and other subjects. Again, this does NOT substitute reading a book, and might not be allowed as a source. It is only intended for study assistance.
Citing & Research
Create/check your APA, MLA, and Chicago style citations, and check your paper for accidental plagiarism.
Imports your research directly from your browser, keeps your research organized in your library, and generates citations and bibliographies.
Collects and organizes your research, creates citations and bibliographies, shares research, and syncs across devices.
Presentation Templates & Software
PowerPoint slides, templates, diagrams, shapes, backgrounds, and graphs.
Great templates and designs, along with the ability to appear alongside your presentation content for more of a face-to-face speech.
Corrects your grammar and spelling, and even checks your tone and style. Can be added as an extension to Chrome, Safari, and FireFox.
Music scientifically designed to help you study and concentrate.
App & Website Blockers
Calculators, computations, and answers for every subject using algorithms and AI technology.
An application that guides you through calculations. You can enter the formula and check if your solution is the same as the one offered.
A personal safety app with voice activation, SOS, recording, fake calling, and shareable GPS tracking. Some features are only available with a premium account.
Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Calculator
Be responsible! Calculate your BAC to know how long until you're sober and how you're currently impaired. Remember, the driving limit is under 0.08%.
Create word processor documents, spreadsheets, slides, and forms.
You may have to click "sign in" if you're taken to the Microsoft website; you can then sign in with your HCC credentials. From here, you can download Office 365 to your computer or device. You can also download individual apps:
eBooks, Digital Audiobooks, & Media
If you're local to Hillsborough County, you can apply for a library card online and get digital access to all of their services. It's not just books— they have comics, graphic novels, music, movies, and more.
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Find repositories, open access textbooks, and public domain images and multimedia. (This means they are free to read and use without paying.)
Note: If any of your required materials are open access, your instructor should inform you and provide the source location.