Business Technology Learning Center

Welcome to the Business Technology Learning Center!

The Business Technology Learning Center (BTLC) is open to students taking an open learning class. There is a facilitator in the lab at all times to answer questions and facilitate lab assignments with students. 

Courses

The lab provides a variety of computer technologies used in today's business environment. Coursework can be done in the comfort of your home, at work or in our BTLC. Classes are self-paced and ideal if you are self-motivated and have good time-management skills. To check your progress, you will come into the lab to demonstrate a skill or take an exam.

The BTLC offers 16 courses in an open learning format.

ACSM 101 Introduction to Computers
ACSM 125 POWERPOINT
ACSM 136, 137, 138 EXCEL Levels I, II, III
ACSM 146, 147, 148 ACCESS Levels I, II, III
ACSM 156, 157, 158  WORD Levels I, II, III
BUSN 145 Employment Success Strategies
OTEC 101 Keyboarding
OTEC 102 Advanced Keyboarding
OTEC 104    Office Simulations
OTEC 113   Records Management

We offer all the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) courses. If you are completing all Level III MOS courses, you will have the opportunity to sit for the MOS Certification exam in your respective courses.

BTLC Lab Hours (WDC 2606)

The BTLC is open for the fall semester starting August 21, 2017 with the following schedule. The BTLC will close on Wednesday, November 22 at 5pm and will remain closed through November 25, 2018. We will reopen on Monday, November 27, 2018.

Monday

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Sunday

Closed

Fall 2017 Open Learning Orientation Schedule

Orientation will be held in the Business Technology Learning Center, WDC 2606 (Main Campus) during the first week of classes. All students registered for an Open Learning course for Fall 2017 are required to attend ONE orientation session. Orientation will last approximately one hour.

Orientation Hours:

  • August 21, 2017 (Monday)
    • Pontiac: 9am
    • Normal: 12pm or 5pm
  • August 22, 2017 (Tuesday)
    • Normal: 11am or 6pm
  • August 23, 2017 (Wednesday)
    • Normal: 10am or 4pm
    • Lincoln: 6pm
  • August 24, 2017 (Thursday)
    • Normal: 10am or 5pm
  • August 25, 2017 (Friday)
    • Normal: 12pm
  • August 26, 2017 (Saturday)
    • Normal: 10am

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) August 2017

Contact Us

WDC 2606
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8860
Fax: 309-268-7963

Linda Lambert
Associate Director - Business Technology Learning Center
Office:
 WDC 2209
Phone:
 309-268-8845
Email:
 Linda.Lambert@heartland.edu