Other Online Resources

Intelecom Online Resources Network: A collection of videos (both short clips and longer presentations) that you can embed in your D2L course space, powerpoint slides, and elsewhere. Oxnard College faculty have FREE access to this service for the next year. Please take advantage of this resource and let us know if you find it valuable. Contact Instructional Technology for details and login information.

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Global Campus: A collection of multimedia materials shared by other educators.

CCC Confer: For e-conferencing and distance teaching with audio, video, and/or text chat. Sign up for free. Their online Training Centerhas lots of information to help you make the most of this communication and teaching platform.

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Microsoft Higher Education: Advice and resources to help instructors get the most out of Microsoft products, including curriculum resources, online workshops, and blogs written by academics.

World Lecture Hall: Free course materials in dozens of fields.

Library of Congress Teachers Page: Classroom material, professional development, and other resources.

U.S. Dept. of Education research: ED’s links to research-based best practices in education.

Microsoft Office 2007 training courses: A variety of free, online training courses for the various programs in the Office Suite.

WonderHowTo? - a website with a large collection of how-to videos on Microsoft Office

College Buys: The Foundation for California Community Colleges offers significant savings on software, hardware, and more.

Lynda.com: You can access online training in a wide variety of areas from Lynda.com. You must connect to the website through the MyVCCCD portal: Go to the Work Life tab and click on  " Lynda.com Employee Online Training."

OpenOffice.org: OpenOffice.org is a "free and open productivity suite" for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. It is a free alternative to similar software suites, and can read and save files using the formats of other common office programs.

AdobeTV: Adobe offers free, short training videos that help you get the most out of all of their products.

Fair Use Best Practices: The Center for Social Media at American University has collected best-practices guidelines regarding the fair use of various kinds of media in your course.