Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Spotlighting Innovations in Academic Technology at North Shore Community College

The latest edition of the Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC) newsletter, The Edge: Where Classrooms Meet Technology, is now available on North Shore Community College’s public site at: http://www.northshore.edu/faculty_staff/resources/tac.html

The TAC program at NSCC "promotes academic excellence by stimulating and nurturing innovative ideas by faculty and professional staff that employ technology in support of teaching and learning". The TAC program supports creative uses of instructional technology inside and outside of the classroom as well as the development of new online and hybrid courses.

Check out this year's issue to learn more about the innovations of NSCC faculty, staff, and administration in the area of academic technology.

The current issue of The Edge includes:
  • Comments from 32 TAC faculty on their projects.
  • An article by Andrea Milligan, Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, on hybrid courses.
  • An article by Andrea Milligan, Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, that describes two new tools within Blackboard Learn: one for recording attendance and another for managing several course tools.
  • An article on a STEM online course development project for a new certificate program.