Technology @ LATTC

Technology-mediated teaching and learning is a growing trend in education and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College has become a pioneer in this new and exciting way to learn. Currently, the college has extensive technological capacity to offer courses, instruction, and support services utilizing these resources.  Click here for more information.


Instructional Media Services (IMS) @ LATTC

The Instructional Media Services department is available to assist faculty with instructional technology such as: checking out media equipment, duplicating or transffering instructional media materials; requesting available programs to be viewed in the Library Pit, Media Theaters, or to be recorded; and scheduling a teleconference or video conference.  In addition, tutorials for using Smart Classrooms, the LRC Media Theaters, and a laptop with a video projector are available on the IMS website.


 
 
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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS      
Technology Corner - Links to Online Academic Technology Resources
Google Maps allows you to view the layout of any city or place in the world. You can view a satellite photo of the area and zoom in, or just see which roads and streets are where. Directions are now easier to read and find because the software works so well. The Google Maps’ API allows web developers endless creativity with their mapping software. Used with Google Local (see right), it’s an unstoppable tool you’ll always come back to.
Meebo is an AJAX-based chat client with which you can use AIM, Google Talk, Jabber, ICQ, and more.
Netvibes is the best start page for those getting into the Web 2.0 movement. Draggable windows you can edit are what you start with, and no account is required to start using it right away. You can have a price watcher, your Gmail account readily available, RSS from any site to keep updated with news, and many more features. A to-do list and Google search are also readily available at your fingertips.
Web 2.0 Tools and Resources
You can use Bloglines to add any RSS feed-in. Owned by AskJeeves, this site allows you to keep track of all your favorite blogs via RSS. You can then log in from any computer to check your news and blog entries on your favorite sites. You can publish your own blog and you can share your favorite blogs with others so they know what you read, and vice versa.
Merlot - world's best-known repository for learning objects
World Lecture Hall - free online course materials from around the world
Utah State Software Tutorials - This website includes a wide selection of tutorials on a variety of software topics.
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Computer lab
Technology Information for Faculty @ LATTC - Click here to enter a website with information on how to access faculty technology resources.  In addition, click here for a list of campus Information Technology resources such as computer labs for faculty.
Instructor Course System - View your class roster, assign grades, or exclude students from classes using this system.
CCC Confer is the California Community Colleges system’s FREE Web and phone-based collaboration service that allows faculty, staff, and students to connect in real time, in groups of two or even hundreds—with just a PC, a telephone and an Internet connection.   Meetings, trainings, classes and events can be anywhere without traveling. The technology allows for sharing of documents, presentations, audience polling, white board use for taking notes. There are public and private chat features and the ability to archive the entire meeting for later playback.  CCC Confer has a full array of high-touch client assistance, including technical support, instructor-led and self-paced training, and hands-on support for any meeting or event.
Did You Know - Shift Happens Video on U Tube
© 2005 Towson University.  Self-Help publications to common technology resources and techniques such as Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook, PowerPoint, PDF Creator, and more.  All elements of the OTS support documents are owned by Towson University unless otherwise noted.  These documents may include software application screen captures.  The interface and design of these applications are the property of the authoring software company.
© 2005 Towson University.  Self-Help videos to common technology resources and techniques such as Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook, PowerPoint, PDF Creator, and more.  All elements of the OTS support documents are owned by Towson University unless otherwise noted.  These documents may include software application screen captures.  The interface and design of these applications are the property of the authoring software company.
Web 2.0 Video on U Tube
Blogger. Create Your Own Blogs Using Blogger.
Gmail.  Get your own Gmail Account Here.
Academic Technology Tools and Resources
Cornell University Academic Technologies Online Materials – A wealth of materials for using academic technologies.  Resources on Cornell’s website are available in 3 formats as follows:
The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative's (ELI's) 7 Things You Should Know About... series provides concise information on emerging learning technologies and related practices.
Free Online Course Content
Collections for California Educators.  A huge collection of web sites, scholarly materials, images, electronic books, data, and statistics.
The museum of science, art, and human perception located at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Over 500 interactive exhibits.
Internet Public Library - Houses reference materials and collections in most disciplines.
New York Public Library Digital Library Program - Free access to the digitized
New Media Consortium and EduCause Horizon Report 2007 - Annual report of emerging academic technologies
EduCause Learning Intitiative
Center for History and New Media (CHNM)
List of Free Online Content - Topics Range from A to Z
Since 1994, the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past.  More than two dozen digital history projects are offered and free tools and resources for historians.
Mentorlounge - Political Science Blog Created by Bradley Vaden
LATTC Google Portal
Wordpress.com.  Blogging softwared.
YouTube - great palce to find clips and upload clips that are under 10 minutes and 100MB
Brightcove - online clips - allosw clips up to 100MB with no time limit
Veoh - online clips with good quality and not limits on file size or length.
Google Video - good quality online clips and no limits on file size or length.  Students can download video to IPod, Zune, or PSP
Jumpcut - upload your own video and grab videos
Viddler - record directly to the web from your own webcam.
Videodownloader - Firefox extension that allows you to save videos to your computer
Tubesock - Mac and Windows software for saving videos from YouTube, DailyMotion, Porkolt
Wufoo - create online forms and surveys quickly.  They can be embedded in other webpages/blogs.
Sketchcast - records what you draw in the online interface. It also allows you to record voiceover.  It's OK with a mouse, great if you have a tablet.
Mindomo - A great mind-mapping software. It allows you to save up to 7 maps and share them with your students. This is a great tool for students to use when beginning a project.
Slideshare - Share your PowerPoint presentations online. Embeds them like a video.
Picnik - Online photo editing. Can pull photos from Flickr, Facebook, Picasa, and photobucket.
Survey Monkey - a free online survey system that also enables you to imbed surveys in your web page, emails, etc.