Consultation Process

If you need assistance, advice or training in the use of technology for teaching and learning, the first step might be to request a consultation with one of our Educational Technologists. If you need to learn about topics related to Moodlerooms, Learnscape, Accessibility, OERs, etc... this is the place to start! There is no charge for this service and it's open for all ESC employees.

Faculty - Ed Tech Partnerships

photo of Alan Mandell"How can we more effectively and meaningfully connect with our students, whatever mode in which our mentoring takes place? We’re always challenged to enhance the quality of our engagement with them—inching--in the best way we can--into dialogue. I appreciate the opportunity that LEARNscape provides to encourage connection and to do it rather simply. Home-movies at their best; the possibility of flexibly adding another dimension to our communications; and the captioning feature means even more access. A simple tool—even for a novice like myself; it will be interesting to find out how useful these little videos are for our students."

- Dr. Alan Mandell

Workshop Calendar

TOEP: Productivity Tools

March 1st, 12pm to 1pm
Featuring Lisa D'Adamo-Weinstein and Christine Paige

This section will introduce you to productivity tools including word-processing, spreadsheets, scheduling, and polling, just to name a few. In addition, we will explore applications that allow you to create and share documents. The productivity tools in this section are web-based applications which eliminate the need to install desktop software.

LEARNscape: CaptureSpace Lite

March 9th, 12pm to 1pm
CaptureSpace Lite is a webcam and screen recorder tool that can be installed directly onto your computer.
Topics of this webinar include:

  • Installing and running CaptureSpace Lite
  • Creating a screen recording video
  • CaptureSpace Lite Editing Tools

Accessibility: Best Practices for Documents and Video

April 1st, 12pm to 1pm

This webinar aims to create a culture of best practice at ESC by outlining what the ADA and Section 508 demand versus the ideals of the Universal Design model for teaching and learning. We will explore creation of documents (MS Word, PDF, Powerpoint). Faculty will be able to ask questions about making their course materials more inclusive to students with functional limitation due to disability.

Accessibility: Best Practices for Documents and Video

April 4th, 11am to 12pm

ePortfolios are a purposeful digital collection used to showcase student achievements and serve as a digital archive of student work and self-reflections relating to their learning and discovery process. ePortfolios are powerful tools for authentic assessment.

To join any of our workshops, please reach out to your Educational Technologist for further information.

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