QEP

Fulfilling our mission of supporting faculty in student achievement, the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) of Athens Technical College, takes a variety of roles in projects from coordinating educational technology projects to serving as instructional and educational support for ATC faculty. Staff have helped with Caterpillar Job Fairs, Open Access Week, Engineers Week,  and other community related events. Faculty, if you need assistance from us, such as help with Blackboard or would like to book an equipment/technology reservation or would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us, using our helpdesk form (Intranet login needed).   Highlighted Projects: OER / Building a Community of Open : CTL staff are actively involved in facilitating the growth of open technology and open instructional materials from chairing the OER Committee to hosting OER Brown Bag Lunches. CTL was involved in ATC’s application to join the CCCOER (Community College Consortium on OER)  – the first college in the state of Georgia to join!  CTL staff are actively involved in OER professional activities and have presented numerous times on their OER efforts. Read more about our efforts here. Blackboard Migration : CTL staff are guiding faculty through the migration from ANGEL to Blackboard through…

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The Athens Technical College administration is inviting faculty members, staff, and students to submit their ideas to be considered for our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). The QEP is a student-centered learning initiative and part of ATC’s reaffirmation of accreditation process established by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), our regional accrediting organization. “Designation as an accredited college assures students access to federal aid and demonstrates that the college meets or exceeds required quality standards for teaching and learning,” said Dr. Mary Clare DiGiacomo, Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning. Athens Technical College was first accredited by SACSCOC in 1988. “The QEP is a new part of the accreditation process for the college, Dr. DiGiacomo said. “It gives our college an opportunity to look at our institution, look for areas around student learning that need to be improved, and then focus on a specific area and develop a plan to address that area of student learning and/or the learning environment,” she said. Already a QEP topic selection team representing faculty, staff and students from all the college’s divisions, has been reviewing institutional data and reports to determine what can be done to improve learning…

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QEP gift drawing winner, Carol Stanley, Athens Technical College’s Director of Library Services expresses her excitement to Dr. Mary Clare DiGiacomo, director of distance education and instructional technology, after Dr. DiGiacomo presented Ms. Stanley with a gift card for brunch/lunch for two to Mama’s Boy restaurant in the first drawing for proposals submitted for QEP. Library services director wins first QEP proposal drawing Carol Stanley, Athens Technical College’s Director of Library Services won a gift card to Mama’s Boy restaurant in the first drawing of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) campaign to garner proposals that would improve student learning at the college. The Athens Technical College administration is inviting faculty members, staff, and students to submit their ideas to be considered for QEP, a student-centered learning initiative and part of ATC’s reaffirmation of accreditation process established by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the college’s regional accrediting organization. Designation as an accredited college ensures student access to federal aid and indicates a college meets or exceeds required quality standards for teaching and learning. Athens Technical College was first accredited by SACSCOC in 1987. An Athens Technical College selection team representing faculty, staff and students from all…

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