Online & Flipped Classes

How-to Handouts (PDF’s) Assignments Building Content Changing User’s Availability in a Course Copying a Course Copying a Test to Another Course Copying Rubrics Between Courses Configuring Student E-mail Options Content Collection Embedding YouTube Videos ExamView in Blackboard Exporting Attendance Exporting the Grade Center Goals Groups Grade Center- Existing Health Check Grade Center Setup Grade Center Tips & Tricks Grade Center- Checking Calculations OwnCloud SoftChalk in Blackboard Smart Views Tests Test Exceptions Test Taking Guidelines for Students Webinar Recordings Adding Content Assignments (aka Drop Boxes) Date Management & Calendar Discussions, Journals, Blogs, & Wikis Grade Center Grade Center- Advanced Grade Center- Health Check Grade Center- Making the Most of It Retention Center, Performance Dashboard, Course Reports Tests- Creating and Editing Tips and Tricks for Managing Courses Turnitin Feedback Studio End of Term Duties Archive Your Course Copying a Course Export Your Grade Book Export Your Attendance Beginning in Blackboard Angel to BB Learn Fresh Build Instructions Content Collection Upload Content from ANGEL to BB Learn Uploading ZIP Files into the Content Collection Building in Blackboard Adaptive Release:Creating Rules for Content Items Attaching Files from Course Files Content Editor: Using the Content Editor Creating Assignments in BB Creating Content: Assignments Discussion Board: Changing…

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Need to get situated in the world of online teaching and distance learning in all its variations (hybrid, blended, etc.)? Would like to know “best practices” and get ideas for successful online learning initiatives? See below some helpful resources: http://online.ucf.edu/teach-online/professional-development/faculty-seminars/ http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eq/a002/eqm0023.pdf http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa/publications/online_handbooks/Teaching_and_Learning_Online_Handbook.pdf http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/AGlanceatInstitutionalSupportf/213685 http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/winter144/lackey144.pdf http://jolt.merlot.org/vol7no4/brinthaupt_1211.pdf http://blended.online.ucf.edu/

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If you are teaching online, thinking about flipping your classroom, or would like to supplement F2F instruction with some online videos, the CTL can help. See below the list of equipment available at our Studio and a Step-by-step plan for producing video for online distance learning. Recording Equipment Cameras and Video Cameras Sony 3D Go-Pros JVC Professional 4k cameras Canon Point and Shoot Canon Mark III Canon Vixia Webcams Audio Equipment Lavelier Mic Shotgun Mic Handheld Mic Monitor (preview videos) Physical Infrastructure Set Design and Equipment Lighting Tripods, Stands and Mounts Bags, Cases and Travel Gear Editing Apple Mac Pro 3.33 Ghz 12 Core/8GB/1TB/ATI Radeon 5770/OSX 10.10 MC561LL/A-CTO Final Cut Pro and iMovie Compressor Adobe Premiere and After Effects (Soon!) Step by step plan for producing video for online distance learning from Leon Huijbers

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Interactive Content/Posters TAKK https://tackk.com Thinglink https://www.thinglink.com/ Piktochart http://piktochart.com/ Piktochart http://issuu.com/ SoftChalk http://softchalk.com/ Blogs & Wikis Weebly http://www.weebly.com/ Blogger https://www.blogger.com/features WordPress https://wordpress.com/ EduBlogs http://edublogs.org/ PBWorks http://www.pbworks.com/ Wikispaces https://www.wikispaces.com/ Polls & Surveys Riddle http://www.riddle.com/ Survey Monkey https://www.surveymonkey.com Poll Everywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com Free Online Surveys http://freeonlinesurveys.com Kahoots https://getkahoot.com GoVote https://www.mentimeter.com Go Soapbox http://www.gosoapbox.com/ Mentimeter https://www.mentimeter.com Presentation & Video Tools Screencastify https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/screencastify-screen-vide/mmeijimgabbpbgpdklnllpncmdofkcpn?hl=en Jing http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html Techsmith Snagit https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/techsmith-snagit/fcnghgbgmemnlbckdipnmelbanpgneik?hl=en Edynco http://www.edynco.com/ Popplet https://popplet.com/ Moovly https://www.moovly.com/ EMaze http://www.emaze.com/get-inspired/ Prezi https://prezi.com/ Powtoon http://www.powtoon.com/ Dipity http://www.dipity.com/ Office Mix https://mix.office.com/ Social Collaboration Twitter https://twitter.com Google+ https://plus.google.com Instagram http://instagram.com/ Tagboard https://tagboard.com/ Kaizena https://kaizena.com Pintrest http://www.pinterest.com/ Storm Board https://www.stormboard.com Padlet http://padlet.com/ List.ly http://list.ly Student ePortfolio Livebinder http://www.livebinders.com/ Pathbrite http://pathbrite.com/educators/ Portfolium https://portfolium.com/ DoYouBuzz http://www.doyoubuzz.com/us/ Flavors Me http://flavors.me/ Shown’d http://shownd.com/ OPResume http://www.opresume.com/ MOOCs edX http://edx.org Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/ openSAP https://open.sap.com/ Coursera  https://www.coursera.org/ Iversity  https://iversity.org/ FutureLearn  https://www.futurelearn.com/ Canvas.net  https://www.canvas.net/ OOEd  https://www.ooed.org/ NovoEd  https://novoed.com/ Udemy  https://www.udemy.com/ MIT’s Open Courseware http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/  UCLA Free Courses https://www.uclaextension.edu/pages/search.aspx?c=free+courses  Harvard Online Learning  http://online-learning.harvard.edu/courses  Udacity  https://www.udacity.com/ EduKart http://www.edukart.com/ Open Learning https://www.openlearning.com/ Alison https://alison.com/ Google Apps Drive https://drive.google.com/ Docs https://docs.google.com Sheets https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets Slides https://docs.google.com/presentation Forms http://www.google.com/forms/about/ Google+ Communities https://plus.google.com/communities Discussion Boards https://groups.google.com Virtual Classroom Edmodo https://www.edmodo.com CourseSites by Blackboard https://www.coursesites.com Google Classroom https://www.google.com/edu/products/productivity-tools/classroom/ Moodle https://moodle.org Blackboard Collaborate https://sas.elluminate.com/      

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Lynda.com  is coming to Athens Technical College for faculty and staff professional development!  Lynda.com is an online video training library  with over 3,279 self-paced training classes on a wide range of computer skills for beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. Faculty and staff, you will be able to use Lynda.com to Get up to speed on Blackboard Learn about video production and graphic design Increase business, teaching, and management skills Boost your productivity Increase your management and interpersonal skills Gain tips and techniques for Word, Excel, Access and more Find an answer to a technology related question Explore new technologies such as 3D printing, mobile technology and more Add online professional development training for your professional development credits Build skills to boost your resume Key an eye out on our blog for more information about this exciting partnership between Athens Technical College and lynda.com!

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Monday, July 27, 2015 3:30 ATC Faculty and Staff are welcome to join any or all of the following sessions (descriptions are found below): 3:30- 4:30 pm Fresh Course Build Demonstration 4:30- 5:30 pm Grade Center 5:30- 6:00 pm Respondus To receive PD credit for attending the conference, use the “Add Your Own” link in the Faculty/Staff Development area. How to join the Blackboard Collaborate session: If you are a first time Collaborate user, please run this First Time User’s Check and watch this quick video with instructions: Joining Online Training Sessions. For audio, you will need either speakers or earphones. To join any of the sessions listed above, please click on this link: Join the Blackboard Collaborate session. For the first session, you can join up to 30 minutes ahead of the scheduled time. Schedule: Fresh Course Build Demonstration 60 mins (including Q & A) 3:30- 4:30 pm downloading and organizing files from ANGEL courses uploading files into BbLearn courses rebuilding content items (folders, forums, dropboxes, etc.) new options to consider in BbLearn Grade Center 60 mins (including Q & A) 4:30- 5:30 pm 5-step initial set up procedure layout and organization options managing and communicating with students reports…

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       Navigating the Flipped Classroom Paradigm Presentation: http://tinyurl.com/norp3a4 Resources Handout: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0ISPq4K46GWdFNKb2UxWWptdlk/view Resources Active Learning Strategies http://gsi.berkeley.edu/teachingguide/sections/active.html ; http://scaleinstitute.com/ Copyright for Educators http://www.edutopia.org/blog/film-festival-copyright-fair-use Flipped Classroom Community http://flippedclassroom.org/ Fizz: Flipping the Classroom https://www.fi.ncsu.edu/project/fizz Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE) http://www.ted.com/speakers/sugata_mitra.html Universal Design Guidelines for Learning (UDL) http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines Open Online Content & Open Ed Open Innovation Revolution Across K-20 Education http://www.imsglobal.org/imsrevolution.html http://open4us.org/resources/ https://archive.org/details/movies http://www.khanacademy.org http://www.coursera.org/ http://www.edx.org/ http://oyc.yale.edu/ http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm http://florida.theorangegrove.org/og/access/home.do Open Professionals Education Network (OPEN) http://open4us.org/ Accessibility http://webaim.org/standards/508/checklist Toolkit / Software  Deskscribble – http://www.deskscribbleapp.com/ Snagit – http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html Camtasia Studio – http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.html Collaborate – https://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Collaborate/Products/Blackboard-Collaborate.aspx Softchalk – http://softchalk.com/ Captivate – http://www.adobe.com/products/captivate.html Articulate – http://www.articulate.com/

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In this lesson you will be shown how to start SoftChalk Create. SoftChalk Create can be used to create lessons. A lesson can be: a simple text document like you would find in a book a link or series of links that show your students different websites a single activity or a series of activities that allow your students to interact with the content a quiz question or series of questions that allow your students to interact with the content a media rich interactive lesson that can include, links, graphics, media files, activities, quiz questions and text This short lesson will show you how you can start SoftChalk Create and you will learn how to save your lesson to the SoftChalk Cloud.. https://softchalkcloud.com/lesson/serve/VKrnbw2cvuPsqI/html

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Adding Accessibility to Online Courses: Making your online course accessible for all types of learners In this one-hour Short Course you will learn how to create and modify the presentation learning activities in SoftChalk Create. You will see how to use the Slideshow activity to incorporate PowerPoint slides and much more. Registration required, but free. Please see CTL if you need assistance with SoftChalk (intranet login required) or email us at ctl (at) athenstech.edu      

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