Free Images for Instructional Content – Open Content by the Smithsonian Institution

If you are looking for educational images to incorporate into slide presentations or learning plans, the Smithsonian Institution has removed its copyright restrictions from its digital collections! To learn more, see this Campus Technology article by Dian Schaffhauser.

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Boost Engagement with NBC Learn Video

MATC’s Distance Learning department is proud to announce the availability of a new tool that faculty can use to provide students with engaging, accessible instructional video: NBC Learn. Available within Blackboard, NBC Learn is a collection of more than 21,000 videos, documents, and images that can be integrated with classroom lectures and online teaching materials. […]

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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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8 Resources for Using Flipped Classrooms

“Flipped Classroom” is one of the buzzwords of the 21st Century teacher, but what does it really mean?  The term describes a teaching model where the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed.  It is oftentimes associated with blended classrooms and active learning. In a flipped class, the instructor creates or curates […]

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