The Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) is the central point for access for training and professional development at Northshore Technical Community College for faculty and staff. The Center falls under the Academic Affairs Division and is co-managed by the Planning and Academic Initiatives Office and Library Services.
Training Series and Schedule:
Coffee Break is a college-wide series designed to deliver relevent training and conversation in short 30-minute blocks. Sessions will be held virtually on the Teams platform. Each workshop will include a short presentation and time for Q&A. Grab a cup of coffee in your favorite mug and join your colleagues on the Teams platform. Click here to visit the Coffee Break webpage.
Join the TLC on scheduled workshops on Tuesdays throughout the year for a focused training on technology utilized in the office and in the classroom at NTCC. Each workshop will run approximately 45 minutes in length and will include a Q&A session. Click here to visit the Tech Tuesday webpage.
Upcoming Training Schedule:
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Trainings, Courses, and Resources
View training courses, materials and resources available to NTCC faculty and staff by category below:
The Center uses LinkedIn Learning as a primary platform for online training courses. Courses connected to LinkedIn Learning will be identified with |LL|. Special steps are required to access LinkedIn Learning for the first time as an NTCC employee. Be sure to follow both steps below to ensure a easy transition into the LinkedIn Learning Platform:
Step 1: Use the link below and log-in by using your full NTCC email address and email password credentials:
Click here to log-in with your NTCC credentials: https://lnkd.in/dWYdy_2
Step 2: After entering your NTCC credentials, you will be sent to a page that asks you to connect your LinkedIn account to Linkedin Learning. You can do this by entering your LinkedIn account credentials. If you do not have a LinkedIn account, you should be given an option to proceed without connecting your account.
For an overview of LinkedIn Learning, watch the How to Use LinkedIn Learning course.
Faculty-specific content currently available in the Center is listed below.
Information and training resources related to Faculty Advising is available on the TLC's Faculty Advising webpage.
Information and training resources related to Online Learning is available on the TLC's Online Instruction and Canvas webpage.
Resources are listed below to support new NTCC faculty members with the onboarding process.
First Semester | Complete each of the following:
- Learning Canvas 2019 |LL|
- Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement |LL|
- Learning PowerPoint 2016 |LL|
- Learning to Write a Syllabus (Focus on following sections: Course Schedule, Instructional Procedures, Course Policies, Teaching Philosophy, Grading Criteria) |LL|
Second Semester | Choose three of the following training sessions:
- Teaching Techniques: Creating Effective Learning Assessments |LL|
- Teaching Techniques: Writing Effective Learning Objectives |LL|
- Flipping the Classroom |LL|
- Learning to Teach Online |LL|
- Teaching Techniques: Making Accessible Learning |LL|
- Teaching Techniques: Blended Learning |LL|
Third Semester | Complete all three of the following:
- Measuring Learning Effectiveness |LL|
- Inclusive Instructional Design |LL|
- How to Teach Complex Topics |LL|
Fourth Semester | Choose three of the following:
The following courses are available related to teaching technique topics:
The following catalog of content is currently available for faculty and staff to use in the LinkedIn Learning platform:
The following courses are available related to Microsoft Office & Windows:
Teams Tips & Tricks |LL|
Information and training resources related to topics including stress management, coping with change, relisience, and self-care are available on the TLC's Self-Care and Resilience webpage.
The following courses are available related to Working Remotely:
Administrative Trainings & Resources
The following administrative trainings are available for NTCC employees, by department/unit:
Access to information related to risk management topic including safety, hazards, and harrassment are accessible on the NTCC intranet through the following link:
Trainings and resources related to Finance topics are available below:
- Banner Training for Finance Personnel (requires LoLA log-in)
- Banner Training for Finance Personnel - Accounts Receivable (requires LoLA log-in)
- Chrome River Training (requires LoLA log-in)
Trainings and resources related to Human Resources topics are available below:
- Banner Training for Human Resources Personnel (requires LoLA log-in)
Trainings and resources related to Student Affairs topics are available below: