One of the best ways to learn new teaching techniques, stay abreast of the latest research in your field and to be “in-the-know” about the latest tech is to talk to people in your field or who those who work in higher education more broadly. This kind of professional networking often takes place at conferences[…]
Ready to learn some new tech skills this fall? We’ve got a full slate of course and workshops this fall to help you learn all things Blackboard. Here’s what’s coming up over the next few months. All courses that require registration can be accessed through Cornerstone via the Portal. On-Demand You can learn when and[…]
While you might be more comfortable heading into the back-to-school season as an instructor, there’s no reason you can’t step into the student role as well. Especially since fall is absolutely loaded with opportunities to learn new things about technology, pedagogy, and more. Here are some of the courses, workshops, conferences and other opportunities for[…]
Did you know that there are a number of practice guides available to you for your professional development through the FPD at COD site? There are currently several topics available, but you are encouraged to submit your own ideas for additional topics.
We’ve got a new course! It’s called Blackboard for New Users, and as you might imagine, it covers some of the basic elements of using Blackboard.
Looking to keep your brain from turning to mush this summer? We’ve got you covered. There are more workshops, courses, and conferences than you can shake a stick at this summer.
If you sign up for any course through the TLC, including those offered by Learning technologies, you’ll need to use Cornerstone. Cornerstone is a relatively new addition to the programs we have here at COD, and many may not really be familiar with how to use it just yet. But that’s OK, we’re here to[…]
It’s a new year and spring is just around the corner, so what better time for a little professional development. There are loads of opportunities for learning and networking in the next few months. We’ve shared a few here, but please let us know if there is anything else that should be included.
Always been interested in OER but never had the time to really sit down and learn about it? This could be your chance, and you don’t have to go anywhere to do it! College of DuPage is hosting the Illinois Community Colleges OER Summit at the end of this month. Sound interesting? Read on.
Both students and instructors at College of DuPage have access to Lynda.com (if you haven’t yet signed up, the Library explains how here). A division of the popular social networking site LinkedIn, the site offers training videos and courses on a wide range of topics, from creating Excel spreadsheets to editing high-quality videos in Adobe[…]