Thank you for visiting the Faculty Resource Center (FRC) page! Please feel free to explore the services and programs the Center has to offer.
Be sure to check back to this page on a regular basis as it will be updated on a weekly basis.
If you have any questions or would like to make a suggestion for a future FRC session, please contact the Director, Tammi Redd.
Have a nice day!
*All of the College’s resources and communications concerning COVID-19 can be found at www.ramapo.edu/health/coronavirus/covid-19/
Save the Date – Faculty Development Day
February 24, 2021
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT DAY
Wednesday, February 24, from 1:00 – 4:00pm is Faculty Development Day. This is a concentrated block of time for instructors to join together, discuss teaching, and develop their skills. Multiple offerings will be scheduled at the same time to provide as many opportunities for participation as possible. All are encouraged to attend!
Faculty Development Day is co-sponsored by the Faculty Resource Center and the Instructional Design Center (IDC). However, other groups on campus are encouraged to offer development opportunities on this day as well!
1-4 p.m. Faculty Present a Canvas and Virtual Learning Showcase— Register
- 1:00-1:30: Fariba Nosrati
- 1:30-2:00: Joost Monen
- 2:00-2:30: Sharon Leathers
- 2:30-3:00: Michael Bitz
- 3:00-3:30: Ben Neill
- 3:30-4:00: Jeremy Teigen
1-2 p.m. Institutional Review Board (IRB) Information Session – Register
2-3 p.m. Best Practices for Virtual Delivery of Math & Quantitative Courses – Register
3-3:30 p.m. Faculty Resource Center (FRC) – Advisory Board Interest Meeting – Register
3:30-4 p.m. Classroom Management with Webex Room Kits – Register
Teaching Technology Resources supported by Ramapo College’s Instructional Design Center:
For training and workshops visit https://www.ramapo.edu/idc/instructional-technologies/
Canvas Moodle – Online Learning Management System
TurnItIn Feeback Studio – Plagiarism check, rubrics, peer review, paperless feedback for written assignments
Moodle – Learning Management System phasing out in Spring 2019
Qualtrics – Survey design and distribution
TechSmith Relay – Screen recordings for capturing lectures, lectures with PowerPoint, and student presentations
Webex – Web conferencing with audio, video or both
Adobe Connect – Web conferencing with audio, video or both
E-Portfolio – students can create e-portfolios using wix.com or weebly.com, no web design skills needed
Resources offered by Ramapo College Bookstore
Ramapo Bookstore eBooks: AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE: Visit the campus store website: www.ramaposhop.com to gain access to eBooks at no additional charge with your .edu email address. You can access up to 7 eBooks for the designated period free of charge.
Lumen Learning OER Courseware: FREE Access to our OER partner, is offering FREE access to courseware to help supplement content, and offer additional resources to faculty, click here https://info.lumenlearning.com/ for the Lumen offer.
Publishers’ Teaching Resources
At this time there are several textbook publishers offering free online resources to faculty members: Pearson, Wiley, McGraw Hill, and Cengage.
Fun Supplements for your Online/Remote Course:
AGU Teaching Science K-20+ – Advancing Earth and Space Science; online learning exchange for field, lab, and classroom science
Google Arts & Culture (App) – Virtual Reality tours of museums, national parks, and international landmarks. Content created by Google Cultural Institute
Netflix Party – perfect for class films or for courses in film studies, TV and media; synchronized video play-back with group chat (must use Chrome browser)
Screencast-o-matic – Students or faculty can do slides/screen share with a video of yourself on-screen (picture in picture). Tutorial available here: https://patgehrke.com/index.php/tutorials/
Flipgrid – Video discussion forums; engage and empower every voice in your classroom or community by recording and sharing short, awesome videos … together!
School Shelf College Edition – monthly printables for student planning, scheduling, time management, and goal setting