Helpful tools for our Hawk Faculty
We’re adding some helpful tools and resources for the amazing Hawk Faculty team! Keep innovating, collaborating, and working together through this time. Our students appreciate all you do! If you know of another tool or resource we can add to this please forward it to email@example.com.
As you are working remotely, please make sure your devices are locked and kept physically in a secure area. Make sure your home WiFi is password protected and be careful about connecting to unsecured WiFi in public areas when working with Howard College information that may be sensitive.
Making sure your devices are updated and software patches are installed is important.
– Eric H.
- Research guide and online teaching tools from the HC Library.
- Step by step video for using Google Meets to create captioned, interpreted lessons that are recorded for later viewing. If you are not using an interpreter, this is still a good resource. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcxOKz2jo6k
- Danny Sparks’ Helpful Tips for Teachers – https://www.helpfulteachertips.com/
- Going Online in a Hurry – https://chroniclevitae.com/news/2315-going-online-in-a-hurry-what-to-do-and-where-to-start
- Texas Association of Community Colleges Updates – https://tacc.org/
- How to Quickly (and Safely) Move a Lab Course Online – https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Quickly-and-Safely/248261
- HC/SWCD now has an institutional license for Respondus Lockdown Browser service. The lockdown browser helps to keep assessments secure. There is no cost to students. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request details.
- Blackboard Videos – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxCyJ6apUUSiOp4-Nyl7KyA?view_as=subscriber
- TechSmith – Digital recording resources
- Screencast-o-matic – Screen/webcam recorder https://screencast-o-matic.com/
- Some resources from the Library that can be used with Blackboard
Cambridge and Oxford have opened the archives of their university presses – which also house online databases – to public access until the end of May, meaning students can access over 700 online textbooks for free.
JSTOR is expanding their open access materials offerings.