Faculty Resource Page

Faculty Resource Page

HLC

HLC accreditation site visit information

Service Learning

Decide if Service Learning will be required part of your course curriculum, offered to augment learning for extra credit, or mentioned for personal volunteer development.

Training Modules

Moodle Gradebook Set Up

Grade book set up is an important part of building a course in Moodle.  On the right side of the Moodle course shell, underneath the administration block, is where we will get started. The most common type of grading is in the 'Aggregation' category and the best...

Adjusting Quizzes

Instructors who use Moodle grade book, have frequently asked us how they can make adjustments to students quiz grades after the quiz was taken and initially graded within Moodle.  They are two ways to do this. A. Manually adjusting every grade. Go to grades and select...

SMART Boards and Projectors

https://training.smarttech.com/ This website offers training tips as well as standardized ways to use SMART Boards and Projectors in the class room.  Please email ssconline@ssc.edu or call 708-255-5890 option 2 to arrange for in-person training with a member of our...

Epson Brightlink Training

Here are a few helpful tips on how to use Epson Brightlink interactive projector. 1. How to Use the Easy Interactive Tools in Interactive Mode https://youtu.be/6mzX9_ziyxg   2. How to Use the Easy Interactive Tools in Whiteboard Mode https://youtu.be/5LjgGfJ_26s...

Professional Articles

How to be a Great Adjunct Professor

Juggling the dual role of teacher and student was a bit disconcerting at first — probably because I realized that I actually had to teach what I had been learning for the past twelve years — but with a bit of finesse and practice, I came to grow in my role as an adjunct professor.

Rethinking the Way College Students are Taught

Research conducted over the past few decades shows it’s impossible for students to take in and process all the information presented during a typical lecture, and yet this is one of the primary ways college students are taught, particularly in introductory courses.

Develop Your Technology Skills

GCFLearnFree.org – GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life.

Microsoft eLearning – Online course offerings surrounding Microsoft technologies

Microsoft Office – Online course offerings surrounding Microsoft Office technologies

Technology Tidbits – Online repository to share technology with faculty and staff.

Technology Showcase – This site is a repository for all IT technology demonstrations, workshops, and sessions presented during Technology Advisory Committees, Technology Time sessions, In-Service Days, and TLC Workshops.

Moodle.org – Home to the open-source Learning Management System used by South Suburban College.

Discover Social Media Tools

LinkedIn – Welcome to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with 200 million members in 200 countries and territories around the globe.

Pathbrite – Don’t be the crowd. Stand out from it. You are not your résumé. Or bubble tests. Or transcripts. Rather, you’re all these things combined and so much more. But how do you express all your unique qualities, experiences and abilities? Pathbrite Portfolios can help.

Twitter – Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting. Simply find the accounts you find most compelling and follow the conversations.

Weebly – Weebly gives millions of people a surprisingly easy and affordable way to create a site that is as unique as they are. With a Weebly site, people can start their own business, communicate with their clients, showcase their achievements, and be an authority on personal and professional interests. Weebly gives everyone the freedom to start a site, blog or online store that works brilliantly across computers, phones and tablets. Offering a range of pricing options including a free plan and premium plans starting at $4/month, Weebly has everything you need to plan, build, publish and grow a site that meets your goals.

Explore Video Learning Sites

TED – TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.

YouTube – Founded in February 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.

Miscellaneous

American Management Association – For administrative support, business writing and presentation skills, and customer service

Skillpath – Current seminars for supervisors

SSC Library Website – The Library at South Suburban College is a central service area for books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, subscription databases, and online resources that support the classroom needs of the students, faculty, and staff as well as the research and informational needs of the community.