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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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Being accessible enables people with disabilities to fully engage and participate in the teaching and learning experience. Here’s a summary of how Blackboard Collaborate removes the barriers to universal access. FOR THOSE WHO ARE BLIND OR HAVE LOW VISION FOR THOSE WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOBILITY CHALLENGES FOR THOSE WHO HAVE LEARNING DISABILITIES http://www.blackboard.com/platforms/collaborate/products/blackboard-collaborate/web-conferencing/accessibility.aspx  

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Search collections by format Books CTL’s Evolving list https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lT13shffVXVqVODqm0crC5fHupRjtoypoaN5jZw1ILY/edit Affordable Learning Georgia http://www.affordablelearninggeorgia.org/find_textbooks/open_textbooks Amazon Kindle Public Domain books: http://www.amazon.com/gp/search?node=154606011&p_15=public%20domain Georgia Download Destination : http://gadd.lib.overdrive.com/EC22239B-CAE9-4F57-AAF0-CA4160193BB5/10/50/en/PublicDomainCollection.htm Google books (some public domain) http://books.google.com/ ; to limit searching to public domain: http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search ; choose “Full view only” under Search.   HathiTrust http://www.hathitrust.org/ ; Georgia related publications from the HathiTrust : http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/CollectionsA-Z/hathidl_search.html OpenStax http://openstaxcollege.org Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/ Audio books Librivox, https://librivox.org/ Images & Film Library of Congress’s list of Public Domain film resources http://www.loc.gov/rr/mopic/pubdomain.html New York Times Public Domain Archives http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Public_Domain_Images_from_the_New_York_Times Wikipedia Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Public_domain_image_resources Wikimedia http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page ; New York Times public domain photographs  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Public_Domain_Images_from_the_New_York_Times Smithsonian Public Domain photographs (on Flickr) https://www.flickr.com/photos/smithsonian Music (licensed under creative commons) CCMixter http://ccmixter.org/ Jamendo https://www.jamendo.com/en/welcome Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/ Journals: DOAJ, Directory of Open Access Journals http://doaj.org/ Edx Wikipedia list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open-access_journals

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Are you unsure of what OER is? Confused about copyright? Check out this great tutorial from Algonquin College which covers the basics of OER, copyright, and more. http://www.algonquincollege.com/oer/course/ …and don’t forget to check out CTL’s resources related to OER! http://ctlblog.athenstech.edu/creating-a-community-of-open/

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MAKING IT HAPPEN HP LIFE E-LEARN LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS Sign up for an HP E-Learn account at this link: http://www.life-global.org/go/atc   Click on Join now and complete the form. Follow the instructions from there.                         That’s it for now. Check out the Camp webpage or ANGEL group for information about your first assignment.  

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Athens Technical College Resources Log into the ATC Intranet > Departmental Intranet Sites > Institutional Effectiveness for institutional reports and assessments ATC Mission Statement ATC Strategic Planning Goals and Objectives CCSSEE Results by Credit Hours Earned CCSSEE Results for College ATC Planning Form Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges SACSCOC Website SACSCOC Executive Summaries of QEPs, 2011 SACSCOC Executive Summaries of QEPs, 2010 SACSCOC Executive Summaries of QEPs, 2009 National and Regional Reports A Matter of Degrees – Center for Community College Student Engagement Complete College Georgia

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  Executive Summary First-Year Experience Initiative (original document is enclosed below as a PDF) The purpose of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for Athens Technical College is to improve the first-year experience of students by providing a foundation for academic and career success. Members of the College community have worked for many months to develop a First-Semester Seminar (FSSE) course and Student Success Professional Development program to support and sustain the College’s mission and number one strategic goal of student success. Comprehensive research on how to improve student engagement, persistence, and program completion at Athens Technical College led to the QEP topic selection of the first-year experience. The FSSE course is designed to introduce new students to the academic skills they will need to attain their educational and career goals. The course will also introduce students to the resources available to them as they work toward those goals. Through the use of academic strategies and self-discovery, students will acquire knowledge and skills to help them succeed at Athens Technical College and in life. Students new to the college will take the FSSE course during their first semester of enrollment. The course will be a three-credit-hour hybrid course (a blend of…

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HP’s LIFE e-Learning online training program for entrepreneurs is free for anyone to use and will be the basis of the CTL’s Making It Happen: Entrepreneurship & Education Bootcamp. It focuses on real-life business and technology skills to start or grow businesses or integrate entrepreneurship lessons into your educational program. The courses are interactive, self-paced, and full of practical exercises. For more information about the Making It Happen Bootcamp visit http://ctlblog.athenstech.edu/making-it-happen-bootcamp/   Campers will choose at least one module from the list below to complete each week. Campers will receive a special login link to receive credit. In other words, you can’t do work before the camp starts! 🙂  If you complete all of the modules in a topic, you will receive a HP certificate. However, to receive credit in the Bootcamp you only need to complete 1 module in each topic, in addition to the assignments. Assignments include completing a Pre-Camp and Post-Camp survey, a weekly reflection (blog) post, participation in a weekly 1 hour meeting, and completion of a lesson plan (template will be provided).  Detailed instructions will follow. Week 1: Pre-Camp Work (Survey, Kickoff, other activities) Week 2: Finance Basics of finance: Learn key concepts to understand…

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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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