RESOURCES & TOOLS
Improve your teaching with tutorials, resources and tools at your disposal! We may update periodically with new resources and tools so come back often!
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Laulima Tutorials and How-To Videos on other subjects
How-To Videos and Tutorials
Web Conferencing Tool Tutorial – ZOOM
- Section 508 Video (2:00)
- Accessibility in Your Online Course
- How to Add Closed Captions & Subtitles to Your YouTube videos Video (5:51)
Open Educational Resources (OER) and Zero-Cost Textbooks ($0)
- OER Basics Video (6:10)
- Download Free Textbooks! Also, find out which UH campuses are using free textbooks for their courses.
A list of Professional Development resources you can join.
Instructional Design & Support Group (IDSG) runs workshops and webinars every month. Visit the Training Workshops page to view the schedule and to sign up!
TOPP is a 6-week, entirely online, asynchronous faculty workshop that assists faculty to build an online course. The next round of TOPP starts on September 29, 2017 and ends on November 3, 2017. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register!
Go2Knowledge has a vast amount of training webinars. KapCC faculty and staff have access and can either attend a live session or view archived webinars. Learn more on How to access Go2Knowledge.
Lynda.com is a repository of online tutorials/courses with subjects ranging from Software Development to Business. KapCC has 10 accounts. Please submit a ticket if you would like access.
WCET is a group that advocates policy and technology-enhanced learning in higher education. Please email email@example.com to receive their up-to-date articles and to join the WCET discussion board.
This is a list of templates you can use for your class!
This is a list of web tools you can use for your class!
Free Web Tools
Quality Assessment & Review
Get your completely free, public domain, high-quality images from Pixabay, one of our most favorite sites to download images.
Professional photographers have contributed completely free, public domain photographs that are very high-quality, extremely beautiful and ready to use!
Openclipart has many free, public domain, icons and clipart for you to peruse and download.
Pond5 has all sorts of multimedia to buy and download but they have a page full of free, public domain video clips from history. Make sure you read the copyright labels.
Adobe Spark is a free tool that allows you to create Images, Websites, and Videos easily!
Animaker is a tool to create quick and easy animated cartoon videos for free!
Canva allows you to be an instant graphic designer by providing ready-made templates for flyers, banners, presentations, etc. So easy to use!
Flipgrid is a free, fun, and easy to use video discussion platform where you can create a grid for your classroom and post short video clips to spark discussion, verbalize student’s learning processes, and share feedback and ideas visually. Flipgrid is great for learning languages, reciting favorite lines from novels, sharing creativity and discussing hot topics! Check it out!
This is an Add-on for the Chrome browser that allows you to automatically email personalized attachments such as PDFs and Docs when a user presses the submit button from a Google Form, Survey or Quiz. It can be used for sending automatic, personalized Certificates of Completion or to distribute flyers!
Create, share, embed and reuse interactive HTML5 assessments and games such as memory games, interactive videos, arithmetic quizzes, dialog cards, drag and drop, fill in the blanks, flashcards, guess the answer, etc.
An array of free tools to humanize your online class, courtesy of Michelle Pacansky-Brock at Online Education Initiative (OEI).
A free add-on for Powerpoint for instructors that allows embedded polls and quizzes into videos that can be played on any device. Source: Inside HigherEd
Padlet lets you create a free “Pinterest” type board where you can embed and attach images, documents and videos all into one digital canvas.
Powtoon lets you create animated videos and presentations for free!
Screencastomatic is a screen capture and recording tool that lets you record a video of your computer screen, including cursor movements and your narration if you use a mic. This tool is great when you want to give quick video feedback to your students’ homework or want to create a “how-to” video easily. You can upload your video to YouTube and remember to closed caption all videos you create to meet ADA requirements.
Turn yourself into a speaking animated character! Voki is a free fun tool where you can customize your appearance and give it a voice by recording your own or using pre-existing ones. Embed it into Laulima using the Lessons Tool! Watch a video. Drawback: The latest Adobe Flash Player is needed to create and view a Voki character.
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