Article: Bill Gates Promotes Professor’s Online Course at TED

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/professors-online-lecture-gets-lift-from-bill-gates/30142

More and more open content is coming available. Read this article to learn more about this online history course and also Khan Academy.

 

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Putting a new twist on taking roll in a Face to Face class

Gretchen Weber, of Horry-Georgetown Technical College, has put a new twist on taking role to introduce the topic for the day and also build community.  

Read this Faculty Focus article to learn more about this effective teaching strategy: http://bit.ly/fpGTl2

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Lumina Foundation Focus features human-interest stories highlight higher ed issues Winter 2011

Lumina Foundation Focus features human-interest stories that highlight higher education issues in a reader-friendly, magazine-style format.

http://focus.luminafoundation.org/

 

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3 Minutes, 3 Weeks, 3 Months: How it related to Student Success

Here is the presentation from the Adjunct Orientation

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Have you noticed students using Wikipedia for your classes?

Learn what Wikipedia is and how you should handle it in the classroom.

http://www.commoncraft.com/wikipedia-video

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Have you ever wondered about the consequences of what you post online?

Learn about protecting your reputation by watching the following video:

http://www.commoncraft.com/protecting-reputations-video

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Have you ever wanted to convert the text from an image or pdf file into text that you can edit in Word?

Free OCR is a site that will allow you to upload image files less than 2 MB and convert them to editable text.  Check it out:

http://www.free-ocr.com/

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