Fans of Shark Tank and Emerging Technologies rejoice! Fulltime and Adjunct faculty are participating in the CTL’s Making It Happen Bootcamp to learn about entrepreneurship in the classroom. Camper Resources Getting Started Blog instructions Calendar & Weekly Work Checklist Lesson plan example (click to download) Overview of the HP LIFE e-Learning online training for entrepreneurs Rubrics Criteria for Completion & Application Discussion Guidelines Making It Happen Content from Our Faculty Making it Happen Blog Lesson Plans Information about the Program List of Campers Announcement Application form About the Bootcamp The Making It Happen: Entrepreneurship & Education Bootcamp is sponsored by a grant from The New Media Consortium and HP. Making It Happen: Reflections from our faculty – Start in September! A faculty cohort is participating the Making It Happen: Entrepreneurship & Education Bootcamp. Interested in learning more about this exciting program sponsored by a minigrant from HP and NMC? Visit our website or drop us an email.
The Center for Teaching & Learning of Athens Technical College is pleased to announce that they are the recipient of a New Media Consortium (NMC) HP LIFE E-Learning mini-grant. This grant will be used to facilitate the Fall 2015 CTL Professional Development Program Series: Making it Happen: Entrepreneurship & Education Bootcamp, which will be open to Athens Technical College teaching faculty via an application process. Participants in this Bootcamp will use technology to engage with content in the HP LIFE e-learning series for entrepreneurs, which focuses on entrepreneurship, business, and IT skills. Campers will participate in weekly meetings to discuss topics and brainstorm ideas such as how higher education can incorporate ideas from startups and maker culture. A weekly blog post will encapsulate discussion and provide opportunities for reflection and collaboration. Participants will complete a brief pre-camp survey and post-camp survey, a potential lesson plan and participate in weekly meetings. A group blog will be publicly available and also used to communicate information and other resources related to the program. Potential outcomes of the program include incorporation of innovative teaching practices using entrepreneurial ideas in the 21st century classroom, establishing a community of practice focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, and a…
Please see below for a listing of professional development opportunities available this week. Remember to sign up for the session of your choice on the Intranet. Blackboard Learn: Part II – Assessing and Managing Your Course – (Mary Clare DiGiacomo) Course Date: Jul. 15, 2015 Course Time: 1:00 PM Length: 3.00 hour(s) Location: B-1144 Course Design and OER: What You Need to Know! – Free Webinar – (Robin Fay) – Brown bag lunch session! Course Date: Jul. 15, 2015 Course Time: 12:00 PM Length: 1.00 hour(s) Location: F-130 (Center for Teaching & Learning) Blackboard Learn: Part II – Assessing and Managing Your Course – (Mary Clare DiGiacomo) Course Date: Jul. 16, 2015 Course Time: 1:00 PM Length: 3.00 hour(s) Location: B-1144 Building in Banner and Other Banner topics – (Kala McNair) Course Date: Jul. 17, 2015 Course Time: 9:00 AM Length: 2.00 hour(s) Location: J-310 TEAMS Training – (Thomas Heard) Course Date: Jul. 17, 2015 Course Time: 9:00 AM Length: 2.00 hour(s) Location: B-1145 TEAMS Training – (Thomas Heard) Course Date: Jul. 17, 2015 Course Time: 2:00 PM Length: 2.00 hour(s) Location: B-1145
Blackboard Learn: Part II – Assessing and Managing Your Course sessions begin on July 10th. The sessions are starting to fill so please take a moment to sign up on the Intranet. Please contact the CTL or visit our website for more information.
Access GA logo Competing Revolutions: How Technology Advancement and Disability Advocacy Can Coexist Type Webinar Description This webinar is being offered by Curtis Edmonds, Managing Attorney with Disability Rights New Jersey. He will provide a history of emerging trends in technology and accessibility to the present day, and how laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act have been applied to help make technology more accessible for everyone. Start Date/Time 05-19-2015 10:30 am End Date/Time 05-19-2015 12:00 pm Time Zone EST Presenter Curtis Edmonds is Managing Attorney with Disability Rights New Jersey. Mr. Edmonds is considered an expert in analyzing disability-related legal issues. Location Online http://accessit.gatech.edu/event.php?i=46