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Projects

Fulfilling its mission of supporting faculty in student achievement, the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) of Athens Technical College, takes a variety of roles in projects from coordinating educational technology projects to serving as instructional and educational support for ATC faculty. Staff have helped with Caterpillar Job Fairs, Open Access Week, Engineers Week, and other community related events. Faculty, if you need assistance from us, such as help with Blackboard or would like to book an equipment/technology reservation or would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us, using our helpdesk form (Intranet login needed). Don't forget to visit our blog at http://ctlblog.athenstech.edu for the latest news about the CTL and subscribe to topics of your interest.

Highlighted Projects:
  • OER / Building a Community of Open : CTL staff are actively involved in facilitating the growth of open technology and open instructional materials from chairing the OER Committee to hosting OER Brown Bag Lunches. CTL was involved in ATC’s application to join the CCCOER (Community College Consortium on OER) – the first college in the state of Georgia to join! CTL staff are actively involved in OER professional activities and have presented numerous times on their OER efforts.
  • Blackboard Migration : CTL staff are guiding faculty through the migration from ANGEL to Blackboard through a targeted custom-created training program in addition to one on one sessions with individual faculty.
  • Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): CTL staff have participated in the planning and implementation of the QEP including developing the FSSE 1000 (FirstYear Initiative) Course and producing materials such as the student video.
  • CTL is also heavily involved in the TAACCCT Grant / ATCx3 Consortia: Athens Technical College serves as the hub for the ATCx3 Consortia to develop Engineering programs, with staff from CTL supporting many aspects of the grant from creating instructional materials to developing a Learning Objects Repository.
  • Faculty support: Teaching with Technology workshop series; support for flipped classrooms and audiovisual, ANGEL help and training for faculty.
  • Read more news about these exciting projects at our blog located at http://ctlblog.athenstech.edu



  • Faculty support: Teaching with Technology workshop series; support for flipped classrooms and audiovisual, media and 3D support; ANGEL help and training for faculty.
  • Instructional support materials like posters for the QEP.
QEP Poster
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Title:CTL Open House this afternoon after Student Success Academy

Description:Faculty and staff: Stop by the CTL  in Building F (across from the Auditorium) after the Student Success academy to play, learn, and take a look at some of the equipment we have for reservation. See how we can help you in building student success.   We’ll be demonstrating the...

Title:Virtual Reality Conference/Discussion Today

Description:This discussion/conference on virtual reality (vr) and the user experience just came across my desk, so sharing for those of you who might be interested. A couple of weeks ago, Time magazine proclaimed in an article that “virtual reality is about to change the world”. This short video from Time...

Title:New to 3D digital ?

Description:CTL’s goal is to increase student success through ongoing support and development of the faculty. In meeting those goals, CTL provides equipment and software in new teaching technologies, such as 3D. CTL supports the technologies that fall under the umbrella of 3D including digital 3D and development. For more information,...

Title:Respondus reminder

Description:Faculty using Respondus: Note the access password changes for this application annually on August 1 of each year. You can find the password on the download page for Respondus. If you need help with Respondus or have questions, please email us at ctl@athenstech.edu 

Title:Textbook Survey: Ebooks, Affordability & Access

Description:Recently, the CTL Portal Manager, Dean of CTL,  and Dr. Randall Fameree  of the Anatomy and Physiology Department conducted a brief survey of his students to answer the following questions: How does the cost of the textbook for this class impact students? Do they make decisions about this class based...

Title:Open Resources

Description:Here are a few Open Access resources to get you started (and don’t forget you can search many social media and sharing websites like Flickr and Youtube by rights): Learn about OER CTL’s curated resources: Free on the Internet (Overview of OER, Tools & Tips) http://goo.gl/sXVXy5 OA/OER Brief http://goo.gl/5HVfXq Searching...

Title:OER Survey results from TAACCT participants

Description:Results from our recent survey on OER among the ATCx3 TAACCCT grant participants: Download (PDF, 2.16MB)

Title:Librarians Leap to the Aid of OER

Description:As more federal agencies begin requiring grant recipients to make research results freely available to the public, college librarians have taken on a new role: helping researchers comply with open-access rules. A February 2013 memorandum from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy said federal agencies with more...

Title:Professional Development news for faculty & staff: You’ll have access to Lynda.com soon!

Description:Lynda.com  is coming to Athens Technical College for faculty and staff professional development!  Lynda.com is an online video training library  with over 3,279 self-paced training classes on a wide range of computer skills for beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. Faculty and staff, you will be able to use Lynda.com to Get...

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