Initiatives

Teaching Excellence Program

The Educational Media Center in collaboration with the Innovation Center for Teaching and Learning facilitates a program designed to help new faculty and lecturers at Leeward CC. The program includes teaching, learning, and educational technology topics (classroom management, campus resources, learning styles, student projects, preparing for contract renewal, Laulima, Google Apps,  etc.). The cohort meets during the Fall Semester every Wednesday from 1:30 - 4:00 pm. >>More information on the Teaching Excellence Program

Innovative Teaching Program

The Educational Media Center in collaboration with the Associate of Arts in Teaching Program are collaboratively developing a program to support, inspire, and facilitate teaching and learning in newly desiged learning spaces. This program will allow faculty to experiement with flexible learning environments and technology tools selected to enhance faculty-student interaction, encourage active learning, and increase student involvement with support from Educational Technologist and a Teaching Specialist.>>More information the Innovative Teaching Program

Open Educational Resources

The Educational Media Center in collaboration with the Library has committed to providing support for adopting  no-cost, low-cost or creative commonsmaterials as alternatives to commercial course materials. >>More information on the OER Projrect website

The OER Fellowship Program is one of the initiatives resulting from a collaborative partnership between Leeward CC & Kapiolani CC with funding provided by the Office of the Vice President of Community Colleges at the University of Hawaii to further encourage OER adoption.

iTeach Online Workshops

iTeach workshops FREE and open to everyone in the UH system. Learn how to create and teach with a quality online course!

Online New Student Orientation

The Educational Media Center in collaboration with Student Life are in the initial planning stages for an online new student orientation site.