Director’s Corner

By Les Balsiger On September 15th the Center for Learning Technologies held our first open house. We had members of the CLT team give live demonstrations of learning technologies, we introduced the newest member of our team, Brandon Poulliot and we had a great time. The open house was well attended by individuals from across…

Director’s Corner

By Les Balsiger, J.D. The Future of Lecture Capture and YuJa at LCCC Over the last six years we have been searching for a software solution that will meet all of our requirements for lecture capture, collaborative meetings, and a media server for films to use in our classes. About a year ago I received a…

Director’s Corner

JAN/FEB 2016 — Not so long ago big universities like Stanford, MIT and Harvard were touting MOOC’s (Massive Open Online Courses). These were free to anyone who wanted to take them. Over 180,000 students registered for CS50x an introductory computer science course at Harvard. However only 1,439 students completed the course and earned a certificate.…

Director’s Corner

AUG/SEP 2015 — Here at LCCC we have called learning that takes place on the internet, online or distance education. In the 21st Century we need to expand our view and look at it differently. We now have classes that are hybrid, with reduced class meetings and more online instruction. We also have face to…

Director’s Corner

FEB 2015 — Welcome to our first E-zine, an online digital publication from the Center for Learning Technologies (CLT) . We will be publishing this several times during fall and spring semesters. Each publication contains a ‘Faculty Focus’ which spotlights one of your colleagues who has distinguished themselves in their virtual course work. This first…

Director’s Corner

MAR 2015 — As we move into our 2nd issue of the E-zine, I would like to discuss the importance of OER (Open Educational Resources) in the future of online course development in higher education. OER are high quality resources that can be readily accessible for use in online courses and they are free. Recently…