Simply put, ATOL is here to explore new technologies and expand the frontiers of teaching excellence to match the students of today and the future. Look to ATOL for innovative ways to teach, experimental classroom experience, and explorations of the best combinations of teaching and Technology.
The ATOL Team works to help strengthen teaching and learning. We work to blend best practices and academic technology. By doing this we hope to further engage students, increase retention, and build quality courses.
The Academic Technology Steering Committee includes members from each School, GEO, the Academic Technology Team and the Student Senate. We each provide a voice in shared priority setting for online, blended and traditional learning at CSS.
Our mission includes:
So far this year, we've worked to develop an experimental classroom (the Learning Lab mentioned in this newsletter), improvements in faculty training and access to technology, and a variety of initiatives to improve the overall academic technology experience across all the campuses and schools. Please feel free to reach out to your representative listed below if you have ideas, suggestions, or comments!
Craig Bridges, GEO - Donna Kirk, Sciences - Doreene Etongue-Mayer, Education - Mary Ann Marchel, Health Sciences - Tom Buck, Business & Technology - Will Richardson, Student Senate - Robert Larson, Arts & Letters - Shelly Barlass, Nursing - Amy Nelson, AT - Eric Mistry, AT - Jane Sims