PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND JOIN US!
Educational Technology Services invites MCC Faculty, Staff and Administration
to the following Brown Bag Lunch Sessions in September.
Sessions take place during COLLEGE HOUR (12-1pm) in ROOM 11-109 unless
These sessions discuss a variety of technology topics. No registration is
required - just show up!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
learn about The League for Innovation in the Community College's Digital
MCC has recently become one of the first members of this new program. Developed
in partnership with Lulu Press, this compendium is comprised of the most
critical and important publications published by The League. It includes
significant topics such as leadership, distance education, technology in
education, and numerous other topics critical to success in today's community
college environment. With noted writers and educators such as K. Patricia
Cross, Mark David Millron, Cindy L. Miles, Gerardo E. de los Santos, Alfredo G.
de los Santos, and Terry O'Banion, this publications package provides your
institution with instant online access to this wealth of vital and timely
information. Find out how to gain access to the Digital Publications Library.
Facilitated by Terry Keys, ETS Instructional Technologies.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Network Services from Home: "MCC@Home"
The "MCC@Home" service will provide MCC employees full support of the M: Drive,
Web WIP (Work in Progress) Drive, mainframe SIS and FRS access, and Outlook Web
Access from your home PC. This is done using a secure authentication model
called a Virtual Private Network (VPN). This service is available to all MCC
employees that have a home PC running Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP and have a
broadband Internet connection (i.e. Road Runner or Lighting Link). Find out how
to activate the MCC@Home service on your home PC. Facilitated by Donna
Pogroszewski and Ron Dellaporta, ETS Communications and Network Services.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
MANILA TRAINING PREVIEW
Beginning in October, ETS Technical Training will offer a new class in the use
of Manila to create Web pages. Manila is an Internet server application that
allows individuals or working groups to manage full-featured, high performance
Web sites that include options such as memberships and discussion groups,
through an easy-to-use browser interface. This session will provide an overview
of the class. Facilitated by Carol Burritt, ETS Computing Services
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Introducing the "Success in the SLN Classroom" CD-ROM...
What is this CD that all your online students have been getting this Fall??!!
We'll walk you through the CD's video clips and tasks for students to complete.
We'll talk about the educational issues that brought about the CD, and the
process of producing the CD. We'll also give you some ideas for including the
CD as part of your course. Then we'll take a peak at some preliminary data on
how the CD is being received by students. Facilitated by Jeremy Case, ETS
Instructional Technologies, and Cathy Smith, English/Philosophy Department.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
COMPUTER BASED TRAINING
Have you ever wanted to take a computer class but couldn't find the time? Have
you assigned your students projects that require the computer and then had to
teach them how to use it? Self-paced computer based training is now available
to all MCC employees and students! You can now enhance your computers skills at
your convenience. There are 600 different modules available for your use. This
session will introduce this new training option and demonstrate how the courses
are accessed and used. This is a HANDS-ON SESSION that will guide you
step-by-step through the process of setting-up your own personal account. Time
will be available for you to begin to explore the modules. Facilitated by Terry
Keys, ETS Instructional Technologies. NOTE: THIS SESSION TAKES PLACE IN THE
LIBRARY AT DCC.
Ellen Z. Gozik