Tuesday, March 28, 2006

MERLOT Teaching with Technology Webcast

On Thursday, March 30 at 1 pm EST free webcast, “MERLOT Teaching with Technology Webcast,” sponsored by MERLOT and the TLT Group, will explore how MERLOT’s online learning objects and other resources can assist faculty in teaching with technology. Members of the MERLOT Teaching and Technology discipline board will facilitate this interactive presentation, which will feature UNC faculty actively using MERLOT. The TLT Group, led by Steve Gilbert and Steve Ehrmann, works with institutions around the world to improve teaching and learning by making more appropriate and cost-effective use of information technology. The program will be led by Ray Purdom, UNC Greensboro, and John Prusch, SUNY Learning Network, and will feature Cathy Swift, Editor of Business Editorial Board, and Laura Franklin, Editor of World Languages Editorial Board who will showcase award winning materials from their disciplines. To register for this workshop, please visit:



Robert VawterDirector,
E-learning Delivery System Administrator
Virginia Community College System
804.819.4692 Fax: 804.819.4770

Monday, March 13, 2006

Summer 2006 Bb Requests

Request form: http://tncc.edu/faculty/smith/bb.htm

We are now processing Summer06 *distributive course requests only. We are no longer combining classes. You must request one shell per class. If you have questions about this please call (825-2807).

Distance and hybrid course shells will automatically be created from data in SIS. You will be notified by email when this process is completed.

Requests will be processed every Friday.

*Types of courses:

  • Distance learning courses offer students the flexibility of completing some or all of their coursework and assignments without having to come on campus.
  • Hybrid courses, at TNCC, are defined as courses that meet for at least half the course time in face-to-face (f2f) mode and the remainder of the time online.
  • Distributive (Web enhanced) courses use technology in concert with face-to-face classes.

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

New Online Student Orientation

The new online student orientation is now available. There is no on-campus orientation scheduled for Spring 8W2. Please direct your DL students to the following URL: