Learning Commons The Learning Commons is the Student and Teacher Academic Resource Center of Lake Washington Technical College. The Learning Commons is the Academic Skills Center, Computer Lab, Library, and Teaching and Learning Center http://www. lwtclearningcommons .com
New 24/7 access to library databases through the Learning Commons.
Computer Lab is free for LWTC community.
Angel Learning management system.
Health Reference Center
Expanded Academic ASAP
Testing and Education Reference Center
STAR Portal Software
STAR Center branded - Google Apps
Online and Free
Word Processor (Word)
Presentation (Power Point)
Can do group projects from the comfort of their own home, library, or favorite coffee house.
Online storage of documents
For faculty, can use for grading without clogging inbox with huge papers.
Academic Skill Center
Much of the software that is taught in the classroom is available in the lab.
Assistance with classwork and homework.
Information Literacy classes conducted by Faculty Librarians.
Library Conference Room.
Flexible and relaxing place to read, learn and study.
Access to electronic databases, multi-media materials, and reference help.
Oh yes… Books too
Teaching and Learning Center
The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) is the primary place for the professional development of the faculty at Lake Washington Technical College.
Our focus at the TLC is teaching faculty how to develop curriculum, integrating technology and library resources into the curriculum, developing assessment and pedagogical skills, preparing faculty for professional/vocational certification, and the AAS-T degree.
Course Offerings in TLC
ｷ Office 2007
ｷ Intro to Podcasting
ｷ Intro to Wikis
ｷ Intro to Google Docs
ｷ Intro to Web 2.0
ｷ What is Angel?
ｷ How to develop assessment tools for your classes.
ｷ Integration of library resources into your classroom and Angel.
ｷ Integrating technology in your curriculum.
ｷ Using Angel in your classroom.
Course Offerings in TLC (cont)
History & Philosophy of Professional Technical Education
Teaching & Facilitating Learning I
Teaching & Facilitating Learning II
Planning for Instruction
Assessment of Learning
Manage Learning Environments
Developing & Reviewing Programs
Industrial First Aid
General Education: ENGL101 or 102, MATH107+, Social Science, Oral Communications