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The @ONE Project makes it easy for California Community College faculty and staff to learn about technology that will enhance student learning and success. @ONE’s programs provide training and online resources for free - or at a very low cost - thanks to funding from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Telecommunication and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP).
Each year, @ONE offers over 100 trainings, drawing more than 8,500 registrations. Workshops are taught by knowledgeable instructors who tailor their content to the specifics of the community college setting. The programs are also structured to fit a busy faculty or staff member’s schedule. Training formats include desktop webinars, instructor-led online courses, and self-paced training.
QuickClasses, offered by Pepnet2, cover a range of topics that assist the capacity building efforts of institutions, agencies, and individuals who work with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Participants successfully completing QuickClasses receive "Verification of Training Completion" with information needed to receive CEUs. Five terms of QuickClasses are offered each year.
ADA Resources & Training
The Southeast ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network and a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). They consist of ten regional ADA Centers and an ADA Knowledge Translation Center located throughout the United States (U.S.). They are not an enforcement or regulatory agency, but a helpful resource supporting the ADA's mission to "make it possible for everyone with a disability to live a life of freedom and equality."
Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Courses cover a wide range of topics, spanning the Humanities, Medicine, Biology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Computer Science, and many others.
International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning is an open, peer-reviewed, international electronic journal published twice a year by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University to be an international vehicle for articles, essays, and discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education today. All submissions undergo a double-blind peer-review process.
Library of Congress Professional Development
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program provides primary source-based staff development to teachers across the country.
MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in online higher education.
Free online courses and classes from the world's leading universities. Yale, MIT, Stanford, Harvard, and many others are sharing lectures and videos with lifelong learners from all around. Topics include computer science, criminal justice, education, information technology, nursing, teaching, and more.
The National Teaching & Learning FORUM
Published six times during the academic year, The National Teaching & Learning Forum covers the breadth of college teaching and learning issues. With regular features and progressive coverage of developments as they happen, the Forum builds and supports an ongoing conversation about teaching and learning on campus.
Ariely, D. (2012, October). What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work? TEDTalk. Retrieved from: http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_ariely_what_makes_us_feel_good_about_our_work?language=en
Best 44 Lecture Videos for Entrepreneurs
This resource includes a compilation of free YouTube videos and TedTalks presented by well-known business leaders. The purpose of this site is to provide information on how to start and grow a company. However, the information contained in the videos is also relevant to current business operations and covers information related to marketing approaches, creative thinking, teamwork and project management, starting new ideas, hiring approaches, communication, and more. While created for a business setting, content can be relevant to educational settings as well.
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