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Learning Technologies

Instructional Media

We provide faculty with resources to enhance teaching and learning.

Our face-to-face services include:

  • Consultation with faculty regarding the use of technology in teaching.
  • Training faculty in the use of technology resources at HCC.
  • Collaboration with faculty in the development of technology-based class materials.
  • Faculty lab space to explore new and emerging technology (CL232).

Our online resources include:

Technology we support:

  • Online/Hybrid Instruction (via Canvas).
  • Canvas is HCC's new course website platform.
  • Canvas offers many built in tools to help build your courses.
  • Our other technology tools work in Canvas.

Media Creation:

  • Softchalk lesson builder with built in activities, media, and assessments.
  • PowerPoint, Camtasia Relay, Jing.

Lecture capture:

  • Video, Audio, and Computer data recordings from classroom lectures, events, and faculty offices.
  • Recordings can be hosted for your classes online and in Canvas.

Classroom Polling (Clickers):

  • Anonymous (if desired) classroom polling encourages student engagement.
  • Provides formative assessment options.
  • Enhance interactive teaching.

Assessment creation:

  • Student self assessments and quizzes can be created in both Canvas and Respondus.
  • Quizzes can incorporate textbook materials.
  • Turnitin.com (in Canvas).
  • Allows for originality checking of student work and integrated document markup that is an alternative to track changes in Word.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Adobe Connect allows for virtual meetings with real time audio, video, and desktop sharing with participants inside and outside of HCC.
  • Google Docs provides a platform for students to collaborate online in documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.

Contact Us!

Email: imfacultylab@howardcc.edu