CTE

Center for Teaching Excellence
JBH 124
281.425.6577

LeAnn Allison is the manager of the CTE Hyperstruction Studio. As manager of the CTE, she is responsible for coaching faculty to effectively integrate technology in a variety of instructional settings. Professional development methods offered include aiding faculty in course design, technology uses, student engagement, and varied instructional delivery methods including traditional, online, and blended. Please offer any specific topics that you would like to see presented (these do not have to be technology intensive or related to STEM).
Contact LeAnn Allison, Instructional Design Specialist at 281.425.6577 or callison@lee.edu, JBH 124.

Mission:
The mission of the Center for Teaching Excellence is to inspire and enable faculty to enhance teaching effectiveness so that students successfully achieve desired learning outcomes and steadily increase in persistence. The CTE uses a collaborative and learning centered approach, where faculty are encouraged to implement new active learning teaching techniques and technologies into the classroom in a non-threatening atmosphere.

Training Tutorials

Short tutorials to refresh your basic Blackboard training.

Instructions: To start the presentations, open the slideshow, and click “Start from Beginning” to launch.

  1. How to Access Your Course Online (2:30 — PowerPoint)
  2. Basic Course Overview (3:50 — PowerPoint)
  3. Using the Control Panel (PowerPoint)

List of YouTube Tutorials for Faculty:
Faculty Videos:

YouTube Tutorials for Students:

Calendar
https://argon.lee.edu/departments/tlrc/default.aspx

Fall Online Certification Course 2015

Fall Course (Online) Date: TBA

Unit 1: Preparing for Online Instruction
Unit 2: Learning Outcomes
Unit 3: Course Design
Unit 4: Rubrics
Unit 5: Finalizing the Product

Tutorials:

Attendance Tool in Blackboard (PDF)
Allowing Pop-ups in Chrome (PDF)
Allowing Pop-ups in Firefox (PDF)

Continuing Education

MOOC Course Locations for Continuing Education (PDF)

Magna Campus 20-Minute Mentor Access:

We have access to the 20-Minute Mentor through your Blackboard account.

You will find it in your Faculty Resources course.

Click on Course Content.

Locate the icon and Magna.

Click on this (Please use Firefox to view these; they do not work properly in Internet Explorer)
Here’s a tutorial on YouTube: Magna Campus: http://youtu.be/zZh3Eok1Nd8. If you do not have a Faculty Resources Course, please contact LeAnn Allison for alternate login instructions.