We are the Program for Online Teaching, a group of volunteer faculty helping other faculty teach better online.

Our focus is on pedagogy as the guiding force for using technologies for teaching.

Many of us are from MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California. MiraCostans may access the Teaching/Technology Innovations Center for technical help, resources, news and more.

The POT Network

  • POT Diigo group
    (see tutorial on how to save bookmarks)
  • POT Facebook group
  • POT Vimeo Channel (workshops)
  • POT YouTube Channel
  • Twittter (please use hashtag #potcomm)

Eric Robertson on creating professional-looking video
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Overstream Tutorial
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Created by Dave Giberson at San Diego City College. Please be patient while loading – it’s a Camtasia screencast.

Skim for drawing on a pdf on a Mac
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How Lisa uses Skim and Screenr to record drawing freehand on a pdf document, useful for talking people through a form or document.

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Simulearn tutorial for presenters
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Facilitating a First Friday or other workshop that will have participants both online and on campus?

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The Zen of Powerpoint
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Sam Arenivar’s presentation from POT’s “Teaching with Technology” MiniConference, 19 August 2010 (42 minutes). Note: this video is intended for MiraCostans only and requires a password — contact Lisa M Lane for the password.

The Zen of PowerPoint from Program for Online Teaching on Vimeo.