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

Open Educational Resources

The Educational Media Center in collaboration with the Library initailly led the Open Educational Resources movement in which the aim was to increase academic success by reducing the cost of educational materials for students. Under our guidance an OER Campus Committee was established to promote OER awareness, develop recommendations, guidelines, and standards for the integration and sustainability of OER across the curriculum. >>More information on the OER Project website

Beyond Accessibility Toward Inclusivity

The Educational Media Center in collaboration with the Accessibility Committee, a subcommittee of the OER Committee, created an online accessibility resource titled Beyond Accessibility and Towards Inclusivity to provide support to faculty and lecturers. >> More information on the Beyond Accessibility site

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!