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Welcome Back Faculty

We are excited to have you, our faculty, back as we get ready to start another semester.  As you are diving into your new classes don’t forget about TLT; we are here to help.  While TLT is well known for assisting with technology in teaching, we can help with pedagogical problems/questions as well.  Just schedule a […]

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New Faculty

There is a lot of information about the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT)  both on the CofC.edu website and the TLT blog, but here is one place where you can quickly find information you need to get started. Help? Instructional Support? TLT provides face to face and online training and professional development sessions […]

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Classroom Technology

Classroom Support  The College of Charleston has over 200 technology-enhanced teaching/learning spaces available. Helpdesk can assist in the design and installation of these campus-wide technology-enhanced rooms. Getting Help… Now! Full Support Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Limited Support Monday – Thursday 5:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. If you are having a technology problem […]

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Organize Your Digital Life

There are a plethora of fantastic resources and applications online that many of us use everyday.  As for me, I use Google Drive, Asana, Remember the Milk, OAKS, My Charleston, the TLT blog and the TLT Tutorials blog, Pinterest, and Twitter, just to name a few.  I also like to keep a running list of […]

Solve your student scheduling problems

Solve your student scheduling problems with Google Calendar Appointment slots! The Appointment slots feature lets you set one period of time on your calendar, divided into available time slots for people to reserve.  This feature is ONLY available with your CofC Google apps for education account. For steps on activating your CofC Google apps for […]

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Guest Post: I Flunked Blogging…But Learned A Lot In the Process

Our guest blogger this week is Louise Ackerman from Health and Human Performance.   That might be a slight exaggeration. My experiment with blogging wasn’t a total failure, but it also was not the resounding success I envisioned. Background As the faculty coordinator for Public Health Internships one of the challenges I face is finding ways […]

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Tips to Prepare Your Course for Campus Closures

As instructors, we try to anticipate problems and challenges that may come up in our courses. One thing we sometimes forget to plan for is weather and natural disasters. Do your students know what is expected of them in a situation when class must be cancelled? Of course it is impossible to predict whether our […]

Making the Most of The First Day of Class

The countdown to the fall semester has begun.  I’ll give you a moment to sob or stomp your feet… Despite our wish for a never-ending summer (perhaps without the humidity), the reality is classes begin in four weeks.  As you work on your syllabi and OAKS courses, give some thought to how you approach the […]

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Guest Post: Using OAKS To Help Manage a Department

Our guest blogger is Dr. Karen Hakim-Butt.  Dr. Hakim-Butt is the associate dean in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance.  During the 2014-2015 year she was asked to serve as the interim department chair for one of the school’s department, Health and Human Performance. The department of Health and Human Performance has experienced explosive […]

Latest Posts

Welcome Back Faculty

We are excited to have you, our faculty, back as we get ready to start another semester.  As you are diving into your new classes don’t forget about TLT; we are here to help.  While TLT is well known for assisting with technology in teaching, we can help with pedagogical problems/questions as well.  Just schedule a [...]

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Organize Your Digital Life

There are a plethora of fantastic resources and applications online that many of us use everyday.  As for me, I use Google Drive, Asana, Remember the Milk, OAKS, My Charleston, the TLT blog and the TLT Tutorials blog, Pinterest, and Twitter, just to name a few.  I also like to keep a running list of [...]

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Solve your student scheduling problems

Solve your student scheduling problems with Google Calendar Appointment slots! The Appointment slots feature lets you set one period of time on your calendar, divided into available time slots for people to reserve.  This feature is ONLY available with your CofC Google apps for education account. For steps on activating your CofC Google apps for [...]

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Guest Post: I Flunked Blogging…But Learned A Lot In the Process

Our guest blogger this week is Louise Ackerman from Health and Human Performance.   That might be a slight exaggeration. My experiment with blogging wasn’t a total failure, but it also was not the resounding success I envisioned. Background As the faculty coordinator for Public Health Internships one of the challenges I face is finding ways [...]

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Tips to Prepare Your Course for Campus Closures

As instructors, we try to anticipate problems and challenges that may come up in our courses. One thing we sometimes forget to plan for is weather and natural disasters. Do your students know what is expected of them in a situation when class must be cancelled? Of course it is impossible to predict whether our [...]

More Info
randolph hall

Making the Most of The First Day of Class

The countdown to the fall semester has begun.  I’ll give you a moment to sob or stomp your feet… Despite our wish for a never-ending summer (perhaps without the humidity), the reality is classes begin in four weeks.  As you work on your syllabi and OAKS courses, give some thought to how you approach the [...]

More Info
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Guest Post: Using OAKS To Help Manage a Department

Our guest blogger is Dr. Karen Hakim-Butt.  Dr. Hakim-Butt is the associate dean in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance.  During the 2014-2015 year she was asked to serve as the interim department chair for one of the school’s department, Health and Human Performance. The department of Health and Human Performance has experienced explosive [...]

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Chrome extensions

Extensions are applications that run inside your Chrome browser and enhance the functionality of that browser.  Here are a few extensions worth trying: CraftyRights- Forces all searches for images to return images that are free to use or share, potentially mitigating copyright concerns. TinEye Reverse Image Search  – Find out where an image originally came [...]

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Makerspaces in Higher Ed

Makerspaces are a relatively new trend in education. Makerspaces are physical spaces where students can get together to work on creative projects and often contain 3D printers, innovative software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies, and other materials. In education, makerspaces can be thought of as a combination of a classroom and a workshop or lab. But why [...]

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