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Faculty Resource Center

Welcome to the TBCC Faculty Resource Center. This resource is being developed to support the communication and information needs of all faculty members, both part-time and full-time. We are in the very early stages of development, so much of this will be the basis for something much much better.

Highlighted Resources

Up Coming Event: Michael Weissenfluh The Whole Kit & Ca-Moodle

Presentation: Jennifer Webster Teaching Technology

Areas and Features for Future Development

Moodle

  • Information on Moodle basics, how Moodle fits within the overall structure of TBCC instruction.
  • Practical information such as; who to contact, important timetables, and best practices.
  • Creating tests and quizzes
  • Expanded options for student submitted work.

Electronic Content

  • Using MyTBCC features such as the faculty page and course lists.
  • Using video in class presentations. This includes faculty created videos, and best practices for the video creation including; tools, software, editing, and closed captioning.
  • Faculty email; getting started as well as advanced features.
  • Using Library resources to expand and enhance learning.

 

 

Electronic Hardware on Campus

  • Computer usage guidelines including; installing software, saving work and peripheral devices.
  • Using and trouble shooting the classroom podium computer and projector.

 On Course Principles

  • Overview of the OnCourse program, goals and techniques
  • Utilizing shared OnCourse language, concepts and activities to assist students.

 

 

Information on the Facilities

  • Opening and closing procedures and responsibilities
  • What you need to know when teaching in North County, South County, and the Main Campus.
  • Keys and alarm codes
  • Mailboxes; location and usage

New Hires

  • Employment overview
  • NOTAs explained
  • Compensation for attending meetings

 

 

 

Services to refer students to

  • Advising
  • Learning Center
  • Tutoring
  • Library

Communication Tools

  • Forums
  • Articles by faculty
  • Two way communication
  • Up coming events and trainings

 

Any feedback, ideas, or suggestions are welcome. Please send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Faculty Resource Center is being created with funds from the Juan Young Trust and a Title III grant from the Department of Education.