MATC Online Teaching Requirements and Training

The online teaching requirements have been updated in the Faculty Handbook  Appendix, please review. The Teaching & Learning Technology team is here to support you in offering courses to help you satisfy the requirements. View the Summer Blackboard Training Schedule. Watch your MATC Gmail for announcements; the fall schedule will be released soon! Contact Teaching and […]

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Authentic Assessment for Engaged Online Learning

Authentic Assessment is a form of assessment that requires learners to demonstrate knowledge and skill through the development of a project or performance that is relevant to a real-world context or problem. It is oftentimes used to engage deeper learning with creativity, represent and assess knowledge through multiple formats, and create direct measures of student knowledge, but […]

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Sources of Free Images to Support Learning

Including relevant or engaging imagery in lesson plans can capture learner interest. According to Universal Design for Learning guidelines, images can also be used to represent information through multiple means that support perception and comprehension. To help faculty find free, high-quality images to incorporate with instructional media, see these resources. 18 Free Image Sites and […]

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Closed Captions on Instructional Video Benefits All Students

If you use instructional video in your courses, are you providing your students with alternative methods of experiencing the video’s content, such as closed captions or text transcripts? You may be thinking, why is this important? It is a Legal Requirement! Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act obligates all schools or agencies receiving federal […]

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