Educational Technology Department

Students on campus

Function

The Educational Technology Department provides faculty training in the use of educational technologies in both the face-to-face classroom and via distance education. The department includes Technology Mediated Instruction and the Technology Learning Center. The Department is responsible for the following:

  • Funding, training and, managing the development of all distance learning classes.
  • Funding and managing the delivery and support of all online classes.
  • Supporting faculty teaching online classes using Insight.
  • Training and supporting faculty who enhance a face-to-face class using Insight.
  • Funding, managing and, supporting the Technology Learning Center.
  • Providing consulting, training and support in educational technologies relevant to face-to-face and online instruction.
  • Supporting students enrolled in all online classes.
  • Supporting students enrolled in tech-enhanced classes using Insight.
  • Funding, managing and supporting all telecourses.
  • Funding, managing and, supporting an open computer lab for faculty and staff on the Ocean Campus.
  • Funding, managing and, supporting the Educational Technology Department’s Satellite Laboratory, an open computer lab for faculty and staff.
  • Administrating and supporting grants in the development and delivery of online classes.
  • Supporting contract education programs in the development and delivery of online classes (e.g. Year Up).

Mission

Consistent with the College’s mission, the Educational Technology Department strives to provide educational programs and services that promote successful learning and student achievement to meet the needs of our distance learning students, students using Insight and other educational technologies in the face-to-face classroom, and our faculty using educational technologies. The department provides support for programs and services leading to transfer to baccalaureate institutions, achievement of Associate Degrees in Arts and Sciences, and the acquisition of certificates and career skills needed for success in the workplace.

Assessment

Program Outcomes

Consistent with the College’s mission, the Educational Technology Department strives to provide educational programs and services that achieve support these goals. Faculty and students who work with our department should be able to:

  1. Successfully teach and learn through our online learning management program.
  2. Use educational technologies to enhance teaching and learning including innovative hardware and software.

We provide support for programs and services leading to transfer to baccalaureate institutions, achievement of Associate Degrees in Arts and Sciences, and the acquisition of certificates and career skills needed for success in the workplace.