Online Learning Support Center (OLSC)

A Faculty Resource for Teaching with Technology in the Library & Learning Resources Division. 

 LTC buildingThe OLSC supports all Mt. SAC faculty in their use of education technology for all course types, traditional, hybrid, and fully online.  Drop by the OLSC office in Building 6, Room 262 to find out more about cool ways you can save time, simplify administrative tasks, engage students, and gain new digital tools for your teaching toolkit. 

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Use our drawing of an airplaneResources to Prepare for Accreditation!

Click here to access the Preflight Checklist, with tools to review your online and hybrid courses for accreditation readiness! The list is divided into 4 major checks that come complete with resources to get our course in tip-top shape for Accreditation! Questions or need support? Contact OLSC!

More info here

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canvas logo Canvas & OEI 

Canvas is coming to Mt. SAC!! Click here to learn more about Canvas and the timeline for transition process. Learn more about Canvas in our online orientation and receive training on Canvas at Mt. SAC in the upcoming year.

ONLINE EDUCATION INITIATIVE (OEI) OEI logo Canvas is only one of the tools and resources being rolled out as a part of California's Online Education Initiative. Find out more about free tools for faculty and students at Mt. SAC.

More info here


Moodlerooms is Phasing out! Are you ready? mr logo

September is the last month for our online, self-paced Moodlerooms course. To sign up for this course, go to the POD Calendar and click on the listing  in the last calendar day of any month! (You do not have to wait for the last day of the month to begin the course, it is self-paced.) Moodlerooms self-paced training will be retired as of December 2016. Start preparing for the transition to Canvas by planning to attend a Canvas Migration session.  More info here

Looking for something else?   

OLSC supports faculty for Moodlerooms use, teaching technology, course design, and distance learning. Here are some other online support services available on Mt. SAC campus:

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IT Support  The information technology (IT) department resolves internet, network, facilities, or technology problems. To get help on an IT-related issue, contact the help desk or visit the IT web page. Link
Moodlerooms Support for Students  This page answers the most common student questions about using Moodlerooms, and leads students to the right resources should they need additional support. Link
Learning Support for Students  Services geared specifically to support students can be found in the Learning Assistance Center. Link
Distance Learning Support for students in online or hybrid courses  If you are taking a hybrid or fully online course, Distance Learning also has resources for you.  Link
Retreat Info & Docs for Library and Learning Resources Division  If you work in the LLR division and you want documents from the 2016 Library and Learning Resources Division Retreat, you can find those here Link

 

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OLSC Location
Learning Technology Center
OLSC Office: 6-262
OLSC  Computer Lab 6-261 
Phone: (909) 274-5016
General email: olsc@mtsac.edu
OLSC Staff
Michelle Newhart
Instructional Designer
B6-262E, x5016, MNewhart@mtsac.edu
 
Sandra Weatherilt 
Distance Learning Faculty Coordinator
B6-262B, x6369, SWeatherilt@mtsac.edu
 
Carol Impara
Distance Learning Assistant Faculty Coordinator
B6-262C, x6112, CImpara@mtsac.edu
 
Hugo Aguilera 
Library & Learning Resources Computer Technician
B6-262A, x5300, HAguilera@mtsac.edu
  
Paul Kittle
Distance Learning/Electronic Reference Librarian
B6-208 (in the library), x4528, PKittle@mtsac.edu