Archive for the ‘News’ Category

image of drone asking for ID and password Drone proctoring now available 14
See the new drone proctoring service available for remote online students. Posted April 1, 2014
Using the Wiris equation editor in D2L
Try this java-free equation editor in your online class. Posted March 16, 2014
Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Accessibility
Get information on Open Educational Resources (OERs) that support accessibility and reduce costs for students through these free webinars. Posted March 6, 2014
Desire2Learn 10.3 upgrade coming this summer
See the updates coming to Desire2Learn 10.3, which PCC will be upgrading to in June 2014. Posted March 4, 2014
Results from the spring 2013 DL student survey
See results from the Spring 2013 DL Student Survey. Posted January 29, 2014
Accessibility Handbooks Available! Accessibility Handbooks Available!
Get a handy guide for making accessible content for your online course. Posted January 28, 2014
Get paid to create video for your distance learning course! Get paid to create video for your distance learning course!
Congratulations to the Fall 2013 participants of Video Camp!  Check out their wonderful productions: Roger Anunsen, Gerontology “The Aging Mind” Playlist Tatiana Snyder, Psychology “What is a Sports Psychologist?“  Do you want to create beautiful and engaging media like this for your online course? Read on!  Applications due to Monica Marlo monica.martinezgallagher@pcc.edu by 5pm on Tuesday, […] Posted January 21, 2014
The second Subject Area Accessibility Study starts today!
The second Subject Area Accessibility Study starts today! We have 3 faculty investigating the best ways to make graphical interfaces and visual information in online courses accessible. Susan Watson from Computer Applications Gayathri Iyer from Computer Science Marc Goodman from Computer Information Systems The study is supported by Instructional Support/Distance Learning, Disability Services and the […] Posted January 7, 2014
Changes coming to the PCC Library
The following is from Donna Reed, Director of the PCC Library: The library has been hard at work setting up the new library search box, which arrives on December 16, 2013. Library staff is excited to share that this new discovery interface will bring all of our materials together and allow you to search for […] Posted December 3, 2013
Videographer Get paid to create video for your distance learning course!
Using media to improve your online course is an instructional best practice we highly encourage. We’ve listed some ways you can do this on our distance learning faculty support website’s ‘Enhance Your Course With Media’ section. After looking at this list you might have a great idea that you’re burning to produce, or maybe when […] Posted October 7, 2013