New Videos From Films on Demand

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

Technology for Educators: Tools for Teachers

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

Two New Online CDs at the Kirk Library

  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

Got video? Embed a Films on Demand video to your Angel class!

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!

Technology Tools for Educators – A Great Resource for Learning about Them

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

What Can Students Learn from Blogging?

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?