Scheduled Network Outage Coming – Friday December 26th

Per the IT department, on December 26th, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST, there will be a scheduled network outage. This is  to allow MATC IT and Operations staff to perform maintenance on electrical systems.  

During this time, the following services will be unavailable:

  • MATC phone lines
  • MATC Internet connectivity or access to MATC websites via VDI Remote Access
  • Blackboard
  • INFOnline/COSMO
All systems will be available after 4:00 PM CST.

Embed Films on Demand Video in Your Course

Through MATC’s subscription to Films on Demand, instructors can have access to an up-to-date, cross-curricular library of over 6,000 high quality digital videos. Videos can be shown to students by sharing a URL Web address linking to a particular video or by embedding the video directly within a page in your online course.

To get video embedding options that are supported by our Blackboard learning management system, instructors are encouraged to create and customize their very own Films on Demand account using these instructions.  Continue reading

Critical Thinking in the Classroom

Enhance  Critical Thinking in the Classroom

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• Techniques for essential critical evaluation and thinking skills
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Technology Tips Event

FREE Online Event: Technology Tips for Teachers

Join them for this free webinar event as they share tips for managing a classroom full of technology and suggest ways that teachers can effectively integrate technology to support higher order thinking skills. The best part? It’s absolutely free!

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  • Survival Tips for Teaching with Technology
  • Meeting Common Core Technology Skills
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