SBCTC eLearning Training

SBCTC eLearning Training Update, Fall 2010

Tegrity:
As colleges around the system set up pilots and begin using this new lecture capture tool, we have literally hundreds of training sessions available – both online and on campuses.  Training topics include those targeted to faculty and to administrators.  Click here for al list of training topics, dates and locations.  Click here to find out who the Tegrity administrator on your campus is.  To find out about signing up for training contact your admin. 

Speaking of administrators; check out the new WAOL Tegrity administrator documentation, the documentation at http://help.tegrity.com, and the new Tegrity YouTube channel, which has a growing collection of Tegrity videos for faculty and students, contributed by gracious eLearning professionals from around the system.  If you are your college’s Tegrity administrator and you are interested in attending an online Tegrity Admin training on November 22nd from 1:30 to 3:30 please contact Monique Kovalenko.

Training Calendar:
The State Board maintains a calendar of all faculty and staff professional development opportunities that are available within the system.  Anything widely available in our region or online and sponsored by the board or a system college (that we know about) is listed here.  If you have a likely candidate for inclusion please send the information to Scott Dennis or Boyoung Chae.

Interest in the WAOL  Intro and Intermediate ANGEL courses (as well as the non-LMS specific How to Teach Online) courses continue to be strong, with well over 100 enrollees set to begin in the November cycle.  Anyone associated with our system may enroll at no cost to your institution. 

ANGEL:
The ANGEL Learning Community is also rolling along, meeting every week on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Click here for a link into the Elluminate meeting room or click here for a schedule of dates and times. Again, anyone is welcome.  Please send questions about the community to Scott Dennis, Eric Waterkotte, or Lesley Ann Wallace

Elluminate:
If you have yet to get started using Elluminate, which is freely accessible to all system faculty and staff, or if you just want to polish Elluminate skills that may be a bit rusty, come to one of the weekly practice sessions.  Click here for a link into the Elluminate meeting room or click here for a schedule of topics and dates.  Also, if you haven’t already, check out the excellent support and training opportunities available at Elluminate.com.

Quality Matters:
Currently in our system, we have

  • 157 faculty members have completed Applying the QM Rubric training– QM’s flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in evaluating online courses,
  • 68 system faculty members are certified as QM peer reviewers,
  • 15 faculty are members certified as QM Master reviewers, and
  • Approximately 15 faculty members are certified as QM independent trainers.

We will renew the institutional contract with QM this Month. For more information about QM please contact Boyoung Chae.

Kudos to Pierce for hosting a free QM workshop at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom on 11/19 from noon to six.  Register online and find more info: http://tinyurl.com/QMPierce or contact Ed Bachmann or Emily Wood.

SLOAN
We have currently used approximately 200 of the 300 SLOAN-C training seats available during this budget cycle.  For more information, or to request additional seats for your faculty, please contact Boyoung Chae.

ATL  Conference:
It isn’t too early to start thinking about the Assessment, Teaching and Learning Conference, which will be held this coming May 11th – 13th in Spokane.  Requests for session proposals and registration information will go out in mid-December or early in the New Year.  Related to the conference; The eLearning Council will award the annual Leadership & Innovation in eLearning Award in Spokane.  Award nominations are currently being accepted.

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