Other Resources/Weblinks

 

Humber Library: The Library offers many services to support on-campus and online faculty. Go to http://library.humber.ca. 

Educational Technology Committee: The ETC is a subcommittee of the Coordinating Committee of Vice-Presidents, Academic (CCVPA), and represents the colleges' practitioner knowledge base on matters pertaining to the application of teaching and learning technologies. The committee produces a news letter each term ("HotSpot") with very practical tips and ideas to support the use of technology in the classroom.  

Faculty Focus: Faculty Focus publishes an e-newsletter three times per week and has its own dedicated web site featuring innovative strategies, best practices and fresh perspectives on what works, and what doesn't, when it comes to teaching, learning, and leading in higher education today.

EDUCAUSE: Humber is a member of EDUCAUSE, an international, nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. There are a number of valuable resources and articles available through its web site

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology : The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes papers on all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology, instructional design theory and application, online learning, computer applications in education, simulations and gaming, and other aspects of the use of technology in the learning process.

Educational Origami: Educational Origami is a blog and a wiki, about the integration of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) into the classroom.

Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning (HETL): HETL is designed as a resource for educators planning to incorporate technologies in their teaching and learning activities.

Common Craft: Common Craft is a small company that produces three-minute videos to explain various complex topics "in plain English". Some interesting topics include Wikis in Plain English, Blogs in Plain English.
The company makes their videos available for free from their website, but licensing options are available should you wish to include them in your course sites. The video categories include, Green, Money, Society & Technology.

THE Journal: Technological Horizons in Education: THE Journal is a website that acts as a clearing house of information and links to meaning resources related to technology in education.

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE): STLHE is a national association of academics interested in the improvement of teaching and learning in higher education. Its members comprise faculty and teaching and learning resource professionals from institutions of post-secondary education across Canada and beyond.
The Educational Developers Caucus is division of STLHE. It defines itself as a community of practice with a mission to facilitate the advancement and evolution of educational development as a field of practice and scholarship by communications, networking, professional development opportunities and advocacy strategies.
Their website has a wealth of resources lists of journals, newsletters, an e-article database and much more.

Education 2.0 Top Learning Resources: http://www.wired.com/culture/education/news/2007/08/education_resources