Wednesday, December 19, 2012

@ONE: Outstanding Instructional Tech Website

TechEDge, Tuesday, 18 December 2012 Written by Sandoval Chagoya Monday, 10 December 2012
@One Site

The @ONE Project—which provides free or low-cost training, online resources and research—has been recognized as a 2012 Outstanding Instructional Technology Website by the Directors of Educational Technology, California Higher Education (DET/CHE).

DET/CHE, founded in 1985, is a statewide network of Directors of Educational Technology dedicated to providing professional growth for its membership. The network is a resource for sharing ideas and advancing the fields of instructional technology, multimedia, online learning and other forms of open education that apply leading-edge technologies and pedagogies. DET/CHE includes members from all segments of California higher education, including the California Community Colleges, the University of California, the California State University, and private colleges and universities.

"To be recognized by this group is a great honor," said Micah Orloff, Interim Co-Director of the @ONE Project. "Project Co-Director Blaine Morrow and I wish to express our gratitude to the faculty and staff members that have dedicated their support and service to @ONE over the years. An organization is only as good as its people—and Blaine and I are both honored and humbled to work with the best"

The @ONE Project, is a statewide technology training initiative of the Chancellor's Office of the 112 California Community Colleges. The @ONE Project makes it easy for California Community College faculty and staff to learn about technology that will enhance student learning and success.The project specializes in preparing faculty for teaching online effectively through a development program based on nationally recognized standards for online teaching quality.

Each year, @ONE offers more than 100 trainings, drawing more than 8,500 registrations. Workshops are taught by knowledgeable instructors who tailor their content to the specifics of the community college setting. The programs are also structured to fit a busy faculty or staff member’s schedule. Training methods include the following:

Desktop Webinars
These one-hour webinars present emerging issues and best practices in using technology on your campus. Sessions are conducted with CCC Confer meeting software, which allows you to view a live PowerPoint presentation and talk with instructors and participants over a phone bridge.
 
Instructor-Led Online Courses
@ONE’s online courses last several weeks and give you an in-depth understanding of how to use specific technologies in an instructional context. Courses include posted materials, links to resources, assignments, and the opportunity to share experiences with CCC faculty and staff throughout the state via discussion boards. Registration is only $65 for CCC faculty and staff.
 
Self-Paced Training
Self-paced online courses feature many of the same content areas as @ONE’s instructor-led sessions, but allow you to learn on your own schedule. Streaming videos demonstrate how technology is being used to enhance learning at California Community Colleges.
 
Trainers Bureau
The @ONE Trainers Bureau houses a large and growing number of skilled trainers across the state of California who have already worked with @ONE or have been approved by @ONE. These trainers can use standard @ONE curriculum for events, or depending on a college's specific needs, use customized curriculum, as well as provide online training.
 
For more information about @ONE visit the project website: http://onefortraining.com.
For more information about DET/CHE visit the organization website: http://www.detche.org/home.

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