Category "Faculty/Staff"

Category "Online Training"

Category "Resources"

Category "Students"

September 1, 2005

MERLOT

MERLOT stands for Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. MERLOT describes itself as "a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected here along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments."

This is an incredible online resource!

Posted by chri1010 at 2:55 PM | Faculty/Staff | Online Training | Resources | Students

Category "Faculty/Staff"

Category "MnSCU"

Category "Online Training"

Category "Resources"

ITeach

ITeach is MnSCU's online professional development center for faculty. This site has links to articles, conference opportunities, funding opportunities, as well as a library of resources for teaching.

In addition, ITeach also offers online tutorials that cover a range of instructional topics, some of which are related to information and technology literacy.

Posted by chri1010 at 2:49 PM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Online Training | Resources

Category "Faculty/Staff"

Category "MnSCU"

Category "Online Training"

Category "Students"

Technology and Teaching Center--Mankato State

Educational Technology Services, part of the larger Technology and Teaching Center (T n T Center) at Mankato State offers technology support for students, faculty and staff. One of the best resources on their homepage is their software support page.

On this page, faculty can get information about the latest software to enhance their teaching. Faculty and students can also link to online tutorials for a wide range of software programs.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:50 PM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Online Training | Students

Category "MnSCU"

Category "Online Training"

Category "Students"

Distance Learning: Moorhead State

Moorhead State has a strong website in support of distance learning. The Student Resource page gives clear guidance to students about getting started with distance learning (what kinds of technology are required for online learning), a quiz to see if online learning is right for you, and some tips for e-learning.

Moorhead State also has clear links to both D2L and MN Online.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:03 PM | MnSCU | Online Training | Students

Category "Online Training"

Category "Students"

Category "University of Minnesota"

QuickStudy: The Library Research Guide

This tutorial from the University of Minnesota library system provides an interactive approach to explaining the research process. A very helpful tool for someone new to the library and to research.

Posted by chri1010 at 11:16 AM | Online Training | Students | University of Minnesota

Category "Faculty/Staff"

Category "MnSCU"

Category "Online Training"

Category "Resources"

August 12, 2005

Certificate in Educational Technology Integration

On MnSCU's Center for Teaching and Learning website, they offer a link to a certificate program in Educational Technology Integration through Penn State. According to their website, the program

can provide you with instructional technology techniques to apply directly in your learning environment. This 15-credit certificate program is designed for: • teachers • trainers • technology coordinators • instructional designers • media-support personnel

This program is offered entirely online, yet is considered equivalent to a certificate earned in residence at Penn State.

Posted by chri1010 at 1:39 PM | Faculty/Staff | MnSCU | Online Training | Resources

Category "MnSCU"

Category "Online Training"

August 5, 2005

CBT Cafe

CBT Cafe offers free, web-based tutorials and training for a number of software programs. According to the website, these tutorials and training include "web and graphic design in HTML, QuickTime® Video, and Flash video training formats covering the most popular web design and graphics software programs: Flash MX, Fireworks MX, Dreamweaver MX, Photoshop 7, Cleaner 5, QuickTime, Ebay, and PowerPoint 2002."

The training is free, and on the web. The only requirement is QuickTime or a Flash player, either of which can also be downloaded free from the CBT Cafe website.

Posted by chri1010 at 11:28 AM | MnSCU | Online Training