Instructional Technology Resources for Faculty
Open Educational Resources (OERs)
Materials you can use for free.
Get help from the library on identifying when you can and can't use copyrighted materials for your class.
Plans and Manuals
How to Make Documents Accessible
- Make Link Texts Meaningful
- Contrast Text and Background Color
- Check for Keyboard Accessibility
- Provide Alt Text for Images
- Create captions in Camtasia
Videos on the college CGCC YouTube site are automatically captioned. Work study students edit the automatic captions to improve the verbiage.
Moodle complies with all major international standards in the area of accessibility, including XHTML Strict 1.0. For more information about Moodle and its development, please see the Moodle Overview webpage Google Doc.
Using Publisher Materials (from PCC)
Technical tutoring is available, as well as an online training course and Quality Matters reviews for new online instructors. Advanced training is available in course design through Quality Matters. Please contact Paula Ascher for details.
- Introduction to Moodle Video
- Basic Editing in Moodle Video
- Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers Google Doc
- Embed a YouTube video Video
Podiums systems Video are available in most classrooms with an integrated system that includes a computer, projector, screen, interactive whiteboard monitor (Starboard), document camera, and DVD player.
- Available Software - The Dalles Campus
- Available Software - Hood River Indian Creek Campus
- Available Equipment - Both Campuses
- The What and Why of Gamification Prezi
- Open Gamification Rubric Google Doc
- Open Gamification Rubric XLSX
- Example of Rubric Standards Video
- EDUCAUSE Google Hangout - Gamification Video
- Gamifying Moodle Video
Elluminate (now called Collaborate) allows you to set up meetings and desktop sharing. Normally you use a headset with a microphone to communicate online. You will need an account from the IT Department. Please contact Paula Ascher for training.