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Faculty Online Teaching Resources

GHC Resources

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Continuity of Instruction page
CETL Digital Teaching Tools page

And, from the USG:

Keep Teaching USG: USG Guides for Faculty
A hub for online instruction guides from the USG, institutions, the OER landscape, and external content providers with documents created to assist all USG faculty in moving online

Accessible Teaching Resources

Accessibyte
Accessibyte Online is offering free access to its entire cloud platform of apps for blind, low vision, deaf and reading impaired students. Highly visual and fully audible typing tutor, games, flash cards and study apps.  45 days of access at this time.

History Resources

American Panorama

American Panorama is an historical atlas of the United States for the twenty-first century. It combines cutting-edge research with innovative interactive mapping techniques, designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in American history or a love of maps.

Bunk
Bunk sets out to capture this passion for the past surging all around us, and to reveal the ways that people of different backgrounds and purposes are connecting with the nation’s history.

The Choices Program
Teaching with the News: Free lessons connect your classroom to headlines in the news.

ClioVis enables students to actively make connections themselves. As students make historical connections in the timelines they create they also learn the craft of history, the ability to differentiate between events that happened to occur at the same time and events that were actually related and/or connected in some way.


New American History
History is the turbulent, unpredictable, and deeply human record of everything that happened before this moment. Through interactive maps, video, audio, an algorithmic engine of journalism, and tools for educators, we hope to make visible what was previously invisible about our shared American story.

Lab & Studio Resources (Mostly STEM, Also Non-STEM)

ACS [American Chemical Society] Simulations

ChemCollective (joint project from NSF [National Science Foundation], Carnegie Mellon, and NSDL [National Science Digital Library])

Free, online chem lab simulations for topics including Stoichiometry, Thermochemistry, Equilibrium, Acid-Base Chemistry, Solubility, Oxidation/Reduction and Electrochemistry, Analytical Chemistry/Lab Techniques

Concord Consortium
Free STEM learning resorces

Colorado PhET
Interactive simulations for science and math

HHMI [Howard Hughes Medical Institute] BioInteractive
An independent science philanthropy that invests in biomedical scientists and science educators to advance both human health and our fundamental understanding of biology. Through its Department of Science Education, HHMI aims to transform science education into a creative, interdisciplinary endeavor that reflects the excitement of real research.

Hands-on Labs: COVID-19 Preparedness
A collection of resources to assist educators' efforts to move courses online during the spread of the coronavirus

iBiology

JoVE [Journal of Virtual Experiments]
Virtual laboratory resources and videos

LabXchange (at Harvard)
For multiple disciplines
 

MERLOT - Material Search Results: virtual labs
Serves as a search index with 90+ virtual labs

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

For chemistry, physics, and biology
 

Stanford Virtual Labs

Museum Resources

National Museum of Natural History Virtual Tours
The Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no longer on display.

Paris Art Museum

 
Travel & Leisure - Museum Access
Take a virtual tour of one of these 12 great art museums from around the world.

Newspapers

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

New YorkTimes Online
Go to accessnyt.com, select Georgia Highlands College in the dropdown, and use your GHC email to create the account.  Once that is set up you will have access to the NYT newspaper as well as the New York Times in Education.

STEM Resources

CLEAN (The Climate and Energy Awareness Network)
The CLEAN collection contains 700+ free, online, peer-reviewed, NGSS aligned, and ready-to-use educational resources for teaching about climate and energy including activities, lab demonstrations, visualizations, and videos which are easily searchable through various search features and tags.

LabXchange
LabXchange is a free resource for remote and hybrid learning from Harvard University.
"We offer high-quality digital content in the sciences, including lab simulations, that you can remix into customized learning narratives. Our social features, like classes, discussion forums, and mentorship, empower and connect learners, educators, and researchers worldwide."

LearnAwesome
A repository of links to learning resources organized by topics and formats. It's a Global Learning Map, a Shared Learning Collaborative initiative organizing online learning material to get the right content to the right student at the right time.
"We have a browser extension (Chrome / Brave, Firefox), a group chat for learners, an API and even embed widgets to display your own learning activity on your own website. This app itself is open-source and so are the development discussions. Dive in! :-)"

Streaming Performances

Classical Communications Database of LiveStreams

Digital Concert Hall - Berlin Philharmonic
Enjoy our Digital Concert Hall for free for 30 days. Just copy & paste the code BERLINPHIL to:  https://digitalconcerthall.com/tickets
The Philharmonie Berlin is closed until 19 April to help contain the coronavirus. But the orchestra will continue to play for you – in the Digital Concert Hall. The Berliner Philharmoniker invite you to visit their virtual concert hall free of charge.

Metropolitan Opera
The Metropolitan Opera announced that it would stream encore presentations from the award-winning Live in HD series of cinema transmissions on the company website for the duration of the closure. The new offering will begin on Monday, March 16 with the 2010 HD performance of Bizet’s Carmen. All “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30pm and will remain available via the homepage of metopera.org for 20 hours. The homepage link will open the performance on the Met Opera on Demand streaming service. The performance will also be viewable on all Met Opera on Demand apps.

 
On the Boards tv
OntheBoards.tv is a resource for educators working in dance, art, and performance.
Anyone may access unlimited On the Boards.tv rentals through the end of April 2020.
Here’s how individuals may access free rentals:
  • Choose a performance on https://www.ontheboards.tv/
  • Pick the 48-hour rental option, then add to your cart (you can do this with as many films as you like)
  • Go to Checkout•Enter your name and email address
  • Use the promo code ARTATHOME20

WKAR Listing of Specific Upcoming Live Performances

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