Category Archives: Community college

Amelito Enriquez: Its the teaching, not the tools

This is a photo of the state-of-the-art library at Cañada College in Redwood City, CA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I had the great pleasure of attending and presenting at the Online Teaching Conference 2012 last week and hearing Amelito Enriquez deliver … Continue reading

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WA Open Course Library saves students millions

Image via Wikipedia GROUNDBREAKING STATE-SPONSORED PROGRAM CREATES FREE COURSE MATERIALS THAT WILL SAVE COLLEGE STUDENTS MILLIONS OLYMPIA, Wash. – Today during a telephone press conference, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) announced the launch of the … Continue reading

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The Open Course Library: Bridging the gap between the LMS and OCW

Speakers: Tom Caswell & Connie Broughton We will share the Open Course Library project, including technical & professional development challenges faced as we developed phase 1. The goal of the Open Course Library is for faculty to design digital, openly … Continue reading

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Open Education Conf. Keynote Speakers Martha Kanter & Jim Shelton

Image via WikipediaMartha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education, U.S. Dept. of Ed, started off the conference with a keynote address. She is the former chancellor of the De Anza Community College where she was a strong advocate for open education. … Continue reading

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Resources for New Adjuncts

Image via WikipediaA new instructor came into my office yesterday. She has been asked to teach online with no teaching experience. This is not unusual. It happens in grad school all the time. It is a bit more harrowing at … Continue reading

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