Tutorials & Online Resources
The Faculty-Resources wiki is a collaborative resource on teaching, learning and academic technologies supported and used at SSC. Faculty and staff collaborate in their areas of expertise to provide guides, tutorials and example lessons that utilize new technologies or exemplary pedagogical techniques.
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The Educause Learning Initiative is a cornucopia of online resources and national events related to the integration of teaching and technology. ELI organizes conferences, online webinars, white papers, case studies and briefs about emerging technologies and new ways of using them in higher education.
The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies. The annual horizon report provides excellent analysis of emerging technologies and their uses in higher education. Faculty members can participate in onlne discussions, conferences, virtual worlds and read research reports on emerging technologies.
POD (http://www.podnetwork.org/index.htm)The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education. POD is THE organization to belong to if you have a penchant for the scholarship of teaching and learning. POD has over 1,800 members- all faculty members or administrators directly involved in faculty development at centers for teaching and learning. They host listserves where you can get answers to all your questions, institutes, online programs and a great annual conference.
Quality Matters (http://www.qualitymatters.org/)
The QM project was initially designed to assure institutions teaching within the Maryland Online system of the quality of each other’s courses. QM now constitutes a consortium of over 100 institutions, 500 trained course reviewers and a list of almost 100 courses certified as quality online courses. By participating in QM we gain access to the tools and processes to certify our own courses with the QM seal of approval.