GRCC DLIT Featured for Use of Camtasia Relay

GRCC was featured  by Blackboard today for it’s use of Camtasia Relay for lecture capture and Blackboard.

Blackboard Blog Post

Grand Rapids Community College was highlighted in a blog post “Effective Lecture Capture with Relay and Blackboard Building Blocks in Learn 9.1″ by Eric Kunnen that was posted on Blackboard’s blog. This post is focused on how GRCC uses Camtasia Relay for lecture capture along with how Szymon Machajewski’s Relay mashup Blackboard Building Block streamlines workflow (read here).

Welcome to the Center for Teaching Excellence – Faculty Professional Development

Grand Rapids Community College’s Center for Teaching Excellence provides an array of faculty professional development opportunities for its full-time and adjunct faculty. Additionally, through its partnerships with other local institutions of higher education the Center offers opportunities for collaborative professional development with other faculty colleagues on interdisciplinary and disciplinary topics that support practical and high quality scholarship of teaching and learning. The Center is the faculty professional development hub for Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies, the Department of Experiential Learning, the Keller Futures Center, and the Library & Learning Commons. For more information contact us at (616) 234-4547 or or join us on Facebook at GRCC-Center-for-Teaching-Excellence

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GRCC in the News – 8/18/11

Chef educates Rockford with culinary expertise
August 18, 2011 By Rockford Squire News

Robin Toldo is a locally trained chef who has been teaching fun, informative and delicious classes in the Rockford area for the last four years, as well as adult enrichment cooking classes for Rockford Community Services. […] That didn’t turn out to be her life’s destiny, so back to Grand Rapids she went to attend Grand Rapids Community College’s culinary arts program.  (More)

Mayor tells legal professionals about sustainability efforts
Grand Rapids Legal News | Posted August 17, 2011

There is more to “sustainability” than the environment. […] To operationalize those plans, one of the first things the city did was to partner with colleges in the area, most particularly Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University, to form the Community Sustainability Partnership.  (More)

Grand Rapids Christian coach Charlette Muller steps down to care for special needs son
Published: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 9:30 AM | Steve Vedder | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Charlette Muller would have loved to take a girls basketball team to the Breslin Center, and she will miss the unique bond with her players. […] Tim Muller, a former basketball player at Grand Rapids Christian and Grand Rapids Community College, said the entire family recognizes the challenge and commitment of a special needs child.  (More)