GeorgiaVIEW (Brightspace by D2L) is Georgia College's Learning Management System. The GeorgiaVIEW course sites allow anytime, anywhere access to course materials, syllabi, quizzes, discussions, assignments, grades, etc. As the administrative home for GeorgiaVIEW, The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) provides both technical and pedagogical support to instructors using GeorgiaVIEW. CTL can help you whether you have a technical question on GeorgiaVIEW or if you are interested in learning how GeorgiaVIEW's tools can support your teaching goals.
On Campus Support - Center for Teaching & Learning
Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday
Location: Library 3rd Floor, Room 375
Password Issues: SERVE Email or 478-445-7378
GeorgiaVIEW Knowledge Center 24/7/365 Assistance through Knowledge Base or Help Center Agent (1-855-772-0423)
GeorgiaVIEW interactive tutorials and quick guides are available for learning how to use the tools in GeorgiaVIEW and related 3rd party software. Topics such as Quizzing, Discussions, Grade Book, WebEx, SoftChalk, Turnitin are located in GC's Intranet and require you to be logged into your GC Unify account. From the Unify page, the path is Campus Resources tab > Intranet Entrance > Faculty Resources > Software Tutorials.
The Center for Teaching and Learning offers workshops and personalized support for:
- Course design
- Universal Design for Learning (includes meeting accessibility standards)
- Grade book build
- Video assistance
- Pre-assessment for Quality Matters certification
- Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop
- SoftChalk modules
- Copyright assistance (collaboration with library)
Open Education Resources, or OERs, are teaching, learning, and research materials in any medium that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Incorporating OERs into courses en lieu of textbooks can greatly reduce costs for students and thereby contribute to their retention, persistence, and eventual graduation.
Below is a list of Online Resources for Open Education Resources.
Georgia College Lib Guide to Open Access Educational Resources.
MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching) is an open educational resource project from the California State University system that started in 1997. “MERLOT currently indexes tens of thousands of discipline-specific learning materials, learning exercises, and Content Builder web pages, together with associated comments, and personal collections, all intended to enhance the teaching experience of using a learning material.” (from the MERLOT Collection page).
Broward College has a listing of open education resources.
OpenStax offers students free textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most courses. These are peer-reviewed texts written by professional content developers. Adopt a book today for a turnkey classroom solution or modify it to suit your teaching approach. Free online and low-cost in print, OpenStax College books are built for today’s student budgets.
Open.Michigan is a University of Michigan initiative that enables faculty, students, and others to share their educational resources and research with the global learning community.
Academic Earth features an ongoing series of original videos and free online college courses.