New titles from Films Media Group have been added to the following Films On Demand streaming video collections: • Business & Economics Collection • Science & Mathematics Collection • Health & Medicine Collection • Archival Films & Newsreels Collection To access these titles, go to Films on Demand and log in, or just click on the Title URLs provided … Continue reading New Videos From Films on Demand
Stephanie Delaney, eLearning director at Cascadia, posted the following note on the eLearning Council listserv today. Sue Frantz is psychology instructor at Highline and she's got a great blog. I'm sorry I missed her presentation! Hello all, Last week, Sue Frantz gave a great presentation at the ATL conference – Technology for Educators: Tools for … Continue reading Technology for Educators: Tools for Teachers
Kirk Library has a trial to the Education in Video online database. We are considering purchasing a subscription to this database and will love to have feedback from you about it. So, try it out and let us know what you think. You can either leave us a comment on the blog or send an … Continue reading Try out a new Online Video Database
Hello, The Faculty Learning Community (FLC) offered staff an online workshop in February called “How to Balance Online Learner Needs and Instructor Workload.” The FLC has purchased the “How to Balance Learner needs… companion CD along with another online seminar CD. Both CDs are on reserve for staff at the Kirk Library. See descriptions … Continue reading Two New Online CDs at the Kirk Library
Is there an eLearning tool that has you puzzled (ANGEL, Elluminate, Tegrity, etc.)? Do you want to know more? Ask questions, join the conversation or just listen in! The Last 3 Open Office Sessions of Winter Quarter (They will start up again for Spring!) *Tomorrow* Wednesday March 16th at 10:00am Moderated by Scott … Continue reading eLearning “Open Office” Hours – Drop in!
Starting this month, Wikispaces is offering free wikis to higher education. Wikispaces plan to give away 2 million total free wikis for education. The features in these free educational wikis normally cost $50 per year, but are completely free when used for K-12 or higher education. That means wikis for teachers, students, professors, researchers, librarians … Continue reading Free Wikis for Higher Education!
In two years most of you will be reading this from a Mac? Interesting statistics here.
What is Films on Demand (FOD)? It's a new online video streaming database the library subscribed to in September and debuted in October. The videos in FOD are from Films Media Group and includes over 6000 educational titles in humanities and social sciences, business and economics, science and math, health and medicine, as well as … Continue reading Got video? Embed a Films on Demand video to your Angel class!
Several folks came back from a workshop on Technology Tools. I got the low-down from Margaret Snyder. The workshop presenter was Sue Frantz from Highline. She teaches psychology. Interestingly, she tried teaching online and didn't like it so she teaches face-to-face (well, web-enhanced!). Tech is her thing so she uses lots of tools in her … Continue reading Technology Tools for Educators – A Great Resource for Learning about Them
Great discussion starter over at Next Gen Learning Challenges: http://nextgenlearning.org/the-community/blog/2010/11/9/what-can-students-learn-from-blogging?site_locale=en Blogging can teach students to reflect on and process what they've learned. It gives them a way to expand on the material, and make their own connections. Even if there is no specific topic or assignment, a simple "write about what you learned today" can … Continue reading What Can Students Learn from Blogging?