Below are faculty resources that include current instructional information and learning strategies, as well as many of the most common issues that faculty have around course development, delivery, and the technologies that weave through them.
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At the link below you'll find a page with a list of topics. These topics will have links to detailed instructions on how to do almost anything within our LMS, Seaport.
At the link below you will be able to submit a Help Ticket. Submitting a Help Ticket is the fastest and most efficient way to get help with almost any situation not related to IT.
Below you will be see several options to enable you to submit an IT Help request. IT Help requests are for computer, telephone, email, Internet/network, and classroom equipment related issues. If you have course development, Coastline training, or Seaport issues do not submit an IT Help request, rather submit a Help Ticket (see above).
IT Service Desk
Web form: https://itservicedesk.cccd.edu (available on campus only: use your "My CCC User Id and Password")
Hours of Service:
Monday – Thursday: 7:00 A.M. – 10:30 P.M.
Friday: 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Saturday: 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
At the link below you will find a page with answers to most of your questions related to course development, course design, Seaport/LMS use, Coastline training, etc.
At the link below you will find a page with answers to the most common questions related to course development, course design, Seaport/LMS use, Coastline training, etc.
Watch this video to get an overview of the how clickers are used in the classroom.
This video is similar to the video above but it focuses on actually seeing and hearing the use of clickers in the classroom such as: posting a question; the process students go through to have a peer discussion; viewing the result’s graph; and the instructor discussing the correct answer.
Watch this video to get some tips on how to use clickers effectively. The video covers the following pointers:
Explain to students why you are using them.
Asking the question - use challenging questions
Wrap up the discussion
Click on the link below to download a zip file that contains sample PowerPoint templates. Instructors can use any of these temples to create their questions. As the PowerPoint slide show is being run in the classroom, students will use clickers to respond.
PPT Templates for Instructors (zip file) 1.9 MB
Below you will find links to websites that provide free or low cost photos. Be sure to read their instructions regarding copyright and attribution
|Free Stock Photos for eLearning||Stock.xchng||Dreamstime|
|4 Free Photos||Big Foto||CG Textures|
|Creative Commons||Deviant Art||Every Stock Photo|
|Flickr||Free Digital Photos||Historical Stock Photos|
|Free Photos Bank||Freepik|
Coastline's Academic Senate formed a taskforce to develop a course quality rubric. Led by Dr. Gayle Berggren and composed of faculty and instructional designers, the taskforce created the document below which is seperated into three rubrics; in-class courses, online courses, and telecourses. Each rubric provides guidance on creating either a Baseline, Effective, or Exemplary course. Please review the rubric and use it to inprove the quality of your courses.
MyCCC is your portal to District resources. You access the MyCCC portal for many purposes, including; payroll records, entering final grades, accessing student rosters, etc. Below you will find resources that will help you use the MyCCC portal.
There are many software applications that you will find useful as an instructor. Below you will find links to several of the most popular.
At the link below you will find a link to a page with Professional Development resources.
There are many training opportunities available at Coastline and within the Coast District. At the link below you will find a link to a page with Training resources.
There are many opportunities available at Coastline and within the Coast District to participate in Webinars on many topics. At the link below you will find a link to a page with both future Webinars and archived Webinars.
There are many opportunities available at Coastline and within the Coast District to participate in a variety of training, webinars, and events. At the link below you will find a page with a Calendar of Events.
Each year the Distance Education and the Technology Committees at Coastline present the Summer Technology Institute. The Summer Technology Institute is an opportunity for faculty and staff to explore a variety of workshops related to their individual interests. At the link below you will find a page with information about, and an opportunity to register for the Summer Technology Institute.
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