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TextHelp Read & Write Gold now available --- UPDATED ---

From reading on-screen text aloud to researching and checking written work, Read & Write makes lots of everyday tasks easier. It’s a big confidence booster for anyone who needs a little extra help with their reading and writing, at school or in the workplace. This software is available in all networked computer labs. For download to your personal computer, please contact access@cca.edu for an appointment.

Help the Helpdesk Help You!

Here's a quick new way to get help with your computer when and where you need it. ETS has partnered with TeamViewer to enable remote access to your CCA staff computer. Upon your request, our Helpdesk Team will be able to take remote control of your machine to troubleshoot and resolve problems. 

What you need to do:

Download and save TeamViewer QuickSupport and follow the instructions.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Stop.Think.Connect.

As October marks the 11th anniversary of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), ETS recognizes that safe online practices are the shared responsibility of our entire community. It is our mission to actively educate the CCA community on these issues, and provide services to keep our campus safe from phishing and other intrusions into our digital environment.

Rapidly Prototyping: CCA and Woomoo make Prototyping on Paper (POP) app freely available to all students!

Have an app idea? Draw it on paper and use POP to make it run on your phone!

Sketching is cheap and engineering is expensive. That's the saying of the interaction designer who finds it critical to sketch as many ideas as possible in the easiest medium possible. The easiest medium is paper and pen, however paper and pen lack dynamic links and animation. For the next stage, new digital tools are available that enable the designer to capture those sketches and link them dynamically with hotspots to create an app that runs on a smartphone