Sidekick

Overview

Sidekick

All faculty have access to online training and support resources that are available through LBCC and the California Community College’s Chancellor’s Office.  The LAR Department has collected many of these here for your convenience.

Sidekick is a collection of six free resources under one easy-to-access umbrella supported by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. With Sidekick you have some tools you might help you to create inspiring and engaging course content that meets the needs of diverse student audiences. Here you’ll find tools that can help you inspire student success, ensure universal access, and utilize robust delivery methods to bring your course content to life for all of your students.

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@ONE

@ONE provides California community college faculty and staff tools for training and online resources so you can learn how to use continuously evolving technology for the classroom.

@ONE Tools 
@ONE Website

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NBC LEARN

NBC LEARN is a repository of short, 2-5 minute NBC News videos that can be incorporated into classroom lectures and online teaching materials. The NBC LEARN resources are also available to students for use in their research and projects. Students can search NBC Learn (Higher Ed or K-12) through our LBCC Library’s Catalog.

NBC Learn Videos

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lynda.com

lynda.com is a collection of online tutorials and trainings for business, software, technology, and creative skills. LBCC colleagues can easily log in, however, you may not be able to successfully transfer over your existing playlists and history (as of 8-10-2016). So visit our ITDC website for current details and links.

lynda.com

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Cool 4 Ed

Cool 4 Ed is a collaboration between the three State of California Higher Education Systems that provide you easy access to quality free and open e-textbooks, journals, and course materials that faculty and students can use for teaching and learning.

http://coolfored.org/

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Faculty Focus

Through its free e-newsletter and dedicated website Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom — both face-to-face and online. Choose from a variety of topics that will serve your interests: blended/flipped learning, classroom management, curriculum development, instructional design, and teaching with technology are but a few of the options.  Programs such as online seminars and courses (you may want to submit for Flex credit approval) are scheduled regularly.

Faculty Focus