Grants

The Distance Education has received the following grants to support faculty and student initiatives in online education.

Ongoing

DISTANCE EDUCATION CAPTIONING & TRANSCRIPTION (DECT) GRANT

The California Community Chancellor’s Office has awarded funds in order to increase access to aural information for disabled students in distance education courses. The DECT Grant provides captioning and transcription services for faculty using multimedia in their online and hybrid courses.

The process of submitting and receiving materials for content shown in CANVAS takes about 2 weeks.

If you would like more information about how to use this service, please contact the Distance Education Department.

2010-2012

SASI INNOVATION AWARD FOR LECTURE CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY

The PCC Board of Trustees has awarded the Distance Education Department $93,500 to support Project 90 goals. This grant provides funds for purchasing equipment and training faculty in lecture capture technology. Lecture capture technology is “any technology that allows instructors to record what happens in their classrooms and make it available digitally (Educause).”

The goals of the grant are to:

  • Record, produce, manage and publish closed-captioned lectures
  • Expand access to impacted courses.
  • Reduce strain on facilities.
Educause Learning Initiative. 7 things you should know about lecture capture. 2008. Web. 30 Aug 2011. http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7044.pdf

 

Last Updated on: January 5, 2017 @ 11:38 am