Instructional Media - Learning Technologies
We provide faculty with resources to enhance teaching and learning.
Our face-to-face services include:
Consultation with faculty regarding the use of technology in teaching.
Training faculty in the use of technology resources at HCC.
Collaboration with faculty in the development of technology-based class materials.
Researching and informing the college on new trends in education technology.
Faculty lab space to explore new and emerging technology (CL232).
Our online resources include:
- Tutorials hosted in Canvas
Technology we support:
Canvas is HCC's new course website platform.
Canvas offers many built in tools to help build your courses.
Our other technology tools work in Canvas.
Softchalk lesson builder with built in activities, media, and assessments.
PowerPoint, Camtasia Relay, Jing.
Video, Audio, and Computer data recordings from classroom lectures, events, and faculty offices.
Recordings can be hosted for your classes online and in Canvas.
Classroom Polling (Clickers):
Anonymous (if desired) classroom polling encourages student engagement.
Provides formative assessment options.
Enhance interactive teaching.
Student self assessments and quizzes can be created in both Canvas and Respondus.
Quizzes can incorporate textbook materials.
Turnitin.com (in Canvas).
Allows for originality checking of student work and integrated document markup that is an alternative to track changes in Word.
Communication and Collaboration:
Adobe Connect allows for virtual meetings with real time audio, video, and desktop sharing with participants inside and outside of HCC.
Google Docs provides a platform for students to collaborate online in documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.