Free Quality Matters Webinar

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The CTL is happy to announce a free Quality Matters webinar on Thursday, September 14 from 1-3pm. This latest installment in the QM Success Stories series will focus on course maps. From Quality Matters: “Join Natasha Lindsey from the University of North Alabama as she shares the important role course maps can play in course design. September 14, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00… Click to Read More

Atomic Learning Ends Today

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Atomic Learning ends today. It was a valuable tool to advance teaching and learning. It supplemented the flipped classroom model quite well. Lynda.com is a tool that we adopted to continuously serve our online professional development needs. If you need assistance with learning how to use it to support teaching and learning, please contact us.

A New Method to Request and End Instructor or Course Observer Access

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Introduction In an earlier announcement, we mentioned starting a pilot to test if the course copy process could be self-supported where faculty could complete them on their own. Ultimately, this would eliminate the need for the course request form; however, we are well aware that certain circumstances may require us to support the process on a case-by-case basis. We have… Click to Read More

Updated: Course Development Timeline for the OER Grant

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Overview The timeline for offering courses for the Achieving the Dream Open Educational Resources Degree Initiative is below. Look at the semester your course(s) is offered. Your course must be ready before the start of that semester.  Most faculty will be happy to learn that courses must be completed and ready to offer at the beginning of the Fall 2017… Click to Read More

Reminder: Atomic Learning Ends August 31st

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This is a reminder that services for Atomic Learning will end on August 31st. In the meantime, please work to find comparable resources on Lynda.com. If you need assistance with using Lynda.com, please contact the Collaboratory at 336.757.3716. Click here to view previous message about Atomic Learning and Lynda.com​ You may be asked to log into TechLink after clicking on the… Click to Read More

Clarifcation: We are Still Accepting Blackboard Course Requests

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Yesterday, I posted an TechLink announcement and sent an email through the academic deans in regards to submitting Blackboard course requests as early as possible. Based on this terminology, “course request,” I feel there is some confusion…especially since empty course shells appear in Blackboard by default. What I was referring to is the course copy process, the process of copying course… Click to Read More

TechTube Transitioning to Read-only Status Today

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This is a follow up to the announcement on May 12, 2017 about discontinuing TechTube. TechTube will be switched to read-only status today as part of the next phase to end services. If you need help on how to use Office 365 video, please let members of the CTL know. You can also receive help during our Copin’ House event.… Click to Read More