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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.
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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...

Title:Notes on Getting started with OER from Affordable Learning GA

Description:A few notes from the recent OER webinar from Affordable Learning GA Implementation Getting started with OER – how to craft a syllabus Include a statement of how OER is utilized Create multiple, visible access points Identify and publicize print options Ensure full text navigation Create tutorials Create navigation elements...

Title:OER Survey of TAACCCT participants

Description:Findings from our OER Survey of TAACCCT grant participants. Download (PDF, 2.16MB)

Title:BBLearn Focus 3-in-1 Webinar Training

Description:Monday, July 27, 2015 3:30 ATC Faculty and Staff are welcome to join any or all of the following sessions (descriptions are found below): 3:30- 4:30 pm Fresh Course Build Demonstration 4:30- 5:30 pm Grade Center 5:30- 6:00 pm Respondus To receive PD credit for attending the conference, use the...

Title:CTL Receives HP LIFE E-Learning/NMC Minigrant: Making it Happen: Entrepreneurship & Education Bootcamp

Description:The Center for Teaching & Learning of Athens Technical College is pleased to announce that they are the recipient of a New Media Consortium (NMC)  HP LIFE E-Learning mini-grant. This grant will be used to facilitate the Fall 2015 CTL Professional Development Program Series: Making it Happen: Entrepreneurship & Education Bootcamp,...

Title:ATC Library 1985 Course offerings – microcomputers!

Description:Athens Tech Class schedule

Title:ATC Faculty – encourage your students! Scholarships available

Description:Faculty: Athens Tech Foundation student scholarships are now more accessible and user-friendly with the new online system AWARDSPRING.   The deadline to apply for fall scholarships is July 26, 2015. Students can apply online at  https://athenstechfoundation.awardspring.com if they attended Athens Technical College Spring Semester 2015. Currently attending students which did NOT...

Title:BB World Free access to keynotes & more

Description:BBWorld post Blackboard has announced live streaming for select events at BbWorld 2015 Live (free!). From Blackboard: BbWorld 2015 Live features 18 live streaming sessions delivered by K-12, Higher Education, Professional Development and Blackboard leaders. Our Professional Development team is offering two sessions relevant to Military and Government executives. Plus,...

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