Classroom Technology Resources

Self-Paced Modules

The self-paced course listed below can be accessed through the NC-NET Blackboard server. Log in with the user name faculty and the password nc-net. Once connected, you can view the courses alphabetically by title.

  • Incorporating Visuals in Workplace Documents, Sections 1 and 2 – Wake Technical Community College
  • Incorporating Visuals in Workplace Documents, Section3 – Wake Technical Community College
  • Instructional Technology: Using Audio, Virtual Worlds, and E-Portfolios - Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
  • Interactive, Collaborative Classrooms – Halifax Community College
  • NC-NET Telecourse Instructor Course – NC-NET Central Center
  • Podcasting Technology in Education – Guilford Technical Community College
  • Scholarly Internet Usage and Searches – Halifax Community College
  • Technology Applications in Education – NC-NET Central Center
  • Windows XP File Management – Wake Technical Community College

Instructional Resources from North Carolina Community Colleges

Related Internet Resources

Click on the heading below to view annotated list of related web resources.

Classroom Technology

"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios"
"On Implementing Web-based Electronic Portfolios" discusses how a "webfolio" program can help instructors improve the quality of teaching and learning. The article includes a checklist of critical factors for successful implementation and a bibliography for further reading.
http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0224.pdf

"Teamwork, Teaching, and Technology Meet in the Classroom"
"Teamwork, Teaching, and Technology Meet in the Classroom" by Sandra Poindexter, Choton Basu, and Steve Kurncz
http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0133.pdf

22 Ways to Handle Technology Enhanced Cheating
22 Ways to Handle Technology Enhanced Cheating from the State University of New York's Teaching, Learning and Technology Center.
http://cpd.suny.edu/files/cheat.htm

Annenberg Media
Annenberg/CPB supports a variety of research activities and demonstration projects that examine and illustrate the effective use of educational technology in traditional classroom situations. This website highlights strategies for using educational technology. Key concepts: video, satellite, Internet, composition.
http://www.learner.org/index.html#

Educause
Educause houses articles on myriad topics related to technology use and management in higher education.
http://www.educause.edu/

Evaluating Internet Resources
"Evaluating Internet Resources" from the University at Albany Libraries
http://library.albany.edu/usered/eval/evalweb/

Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages
Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages.
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/webcrit.html

Improving the Outcomes of Higher Education: Learning from Past Mistakes
A two-page article, "Improving the Outcomes of Higher Education: Learning from Past Mistakes."
http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/Visions/Improving_Outcomes.html

Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101
"Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101" shows how to work with a word processor and then with MS Word. Other computer basics include working with spreadsheets and working with the web.
http://www.jegsworks.com/index.html

Technology Changes Quickly, But Education Changes Slowly
Stephen Ehrmann's article "Technology Changes Quickly, But Education Changes Slowly"
http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/Visions/Outcomes.html

The TLT Group
This essay, which originally appeared in print as: Chickering, Arthur and Stephen C. Ehrmann (1996), "Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever," AAHE Bulletin, October, pp. 3-6, describes some of the most cost-effective and appropriate ways to use computers, video, and telecommunications technologies to advance the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. On this website, the article's content has been updated to reflect new developments in the fields of teaching, learning, and technology.
http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/seven.html

The TLT Group
The Teaching Learning and Technology (TLT) Group Resources At-a-Glance provides an index of their articles, case studies, workshops, keynote addresses, etc aimed at helping institutions keep up with changing technology and improve teaching and learning through the use of technology.
http://www.tltgroup.org/resources.htm

Thinking Critically about Web 2.0 and Beyond
Questions to ask yourself when entering or using social networking sties, blogs, wikis, virtual worlds, mashups, and filesharing sites of all kinds to assess their value for collaboration, global community, personal connection, creativity and enterprise.
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/thinking-critically-about-web-20-beyond

Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources
Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources.
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/thinking-critically-about-world-wide-web-resources