About Toshiba Adams

Hi. My name is Toshiba Adams. I am a full-time instructor in the Child Development associate degree program. I also carry additional load as the Curriculum Coordinator for ER&D and teach the "Introduction to Blackboard" course for the Teaching And Learning With Technology department (TLT). I look forward to servicing and assisting you throughout the academic year.

Online Classroom Newsletter Subscription

Hello MATC Community-

ER&D is pleased to introduce our latest online subscription with Magna Publications.  In addition to the Teaching Professor, we now have access to the Online Classroom.

Online Classroom is the newsletter of choice for those who want to stay abreast of the rapidly evolving world of online teaching. This monthly publication helps you:
Create and design quality online courses
Stay current with the latest online learning strategies
Manage online courses without becoming overwhelmed
Keep online students engaged and committed
Continuously evolve and improve your online courses

For more information on how to access this newsletter, please review the attached flyer. Thank you.


Go2Knowledge Resources

If you currently work with students, in any capacity, I’m sure you will find the following online resource valuable.  Go2Knowledge provides on-demand professional development training opportunities for faculty and staff.  Our ER&D subscription offers the following training topics. Each topic includes a series of comprehensive video training sessions:

-At Risk Populations
-Campus Safety
-Organizational Development
-Student Success
-Teaching & Learning

How to access Go2Knowledge?  Please check your MATC groupwise “inbox” for a message from Toshiba Adams/ER&D Curriculum Coordinator.  This email contains the username and password.

“Brown Bag Presentation”: Innovation Grants

Hello MATC Community-
If you are interested in learning more about innovation grants and effective outcomes with students, please consider attending the following ”brown bag presentation” THIS WEEK.  Bring a lunch and enjoy the presentation!

INNOVATION GRANTS: “Oh, the places you and your students will go”
Facilitator:  Judy Springer, Physical Education Faculty
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location:  M201 (FIC small conference room)

Workshop Description:  Attend this “brown bag” presentation to learn about a successful project that was partially funded by the Office of the Provost’s Innovation Grant.  In this session, participants will explore the process for developing a project concept, seeking funding, co-facilitating the project with students and disseminating project outcomes at a national conference. Come discover the value of applying for an Innovation Grant and learn about a Liberal Arts and Sciences’ case study project that used whole body video games, photo voice and an inter-generational approach for successful aging.


ER&D Spring 2013 Course Offerings

Hello Everyone-

Please be advised that  professional development courses are currently available through ER&D.  Courses are open to full and part-time faculty and staff. Enroll TODAY, via Infonline.

Please review the attached document for a more detailed schedule and course descriptions. Feel free to contact Toshiba Adams/ER&D Curriculum Coordinator for additional information. Wishing everyone a happy and productive semester!!!

Spring Course Offerings 2013 FlyerII