technology

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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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.

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CIA IT Accessibility Program – A Case Study of an Accessibility Maturity Model http://accessit.gatech.edu/event.php?i=47 Type     Webinar Description     This webinar will provide an overview of the IT Accessibility Program used at the CIA. The webinar will provide an overview of the revisions the CIA made to the original Accessibility Model and how the new revised Maturity Model provides an objective, measureable approach to incorporating Accessibility into an organization. Start Date/Time     05-26-2015 1:00 pm End Date/Time     05-26-2015 2:30 pm Time Zone Presenter Location     Online Details     Online Webinar Additional Information CEU Credits No credits available. CRC Credits No credits available. Click here to access the Webinar Link for the webinar room: http://www.adaconferences.org/CIOC/ If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, test your connection here: http://atia.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.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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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

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