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PTLC - Lake Worth campus

  • PCs for faculty, staff, & admin use
  • Software in the PTLC
  • Self-service copiers & laser printers
  • Scantron readers, scanners, & sympodium
  • Technical & design support
  • Lounge/Meeting Area
  • Reading materials

Current employees can now download Microsoft Office and FTP to their home computer and personal devices for FREE! For more information, see these Office and FTP home installation resources.

Unleash the power of your faculty web page to inform your students. Provide web links to schedules, assignments, PowerPoints, and more! Never again hear, "I couldn't do the assignment because I lost the instructions." Ready to get started? Here is a video tutorial to show you how to set up your faculty home page.  If you'd prefer one-on-one assistance, please contact Lisa MacMullen to schedule an appointment or stop by the Lake Worth PTLC.

 

Professional development opportunities

Professional Development for faculty is offered through the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE).  Please contact CTLE staff with any questions.

Professional Development for staff is offered through Human Resources' Learning and Professional Development department. You may view and enroll for staff training opportunities on the Professional Development System. To present a training event for staff, please contact Debra-Anne Singleton

Creating and Editing Your Syllabus

The college uses Simple Syllabus to enable faculty to personalize and publish their syllabi.

Faculty create their syllabi online using our syllabus creator tool, Simple Syllabus. You enter your content, then the tool creates and posts your syllabus on your faculty webpage.

A number of resources are available to show you how to use Simple Syllabus.

In addition to the online Simple Syllabus Tutorials, training in creating or editing your syllabus is available from:

  • Instructional Design Technology on Lake Worth, Palm Beach Gardens, and Boca Raton campuses
    • If the IDT staff is unavailable, the eLearning staff on that campus can also assist you
  • eLearning's Sade Hall on Loxahatchee and Belle Glade campuses
  • PTLC Specialist Lisa MacMullen in the Lake Worth PTLC
  • many department chairs are available to walk their faculty through the process of creating or editing their syllabi

View the due date for posting your syllabi online each term.


What grading software is available?

Please use Grade Center, the online gradebook available through BlackBoard, which your students can also access online.

To use Grade Center, ask your area's administrative assistant to add a "GB" special designator to your class(es) in PantherNet. Then log into Blackboard at www.palmbeachstate.edu/eLearning with the same userid and password you use for College email; your course(s) will await you there.

Online faculty tutorials are available for Grade Center and more.  Individual training is also available from the eLearning department on every campus.


Quick Links - Departments & Resources

eLearning

Instructional Design Technology

Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) - faculty development

New Faculty Experience

Instructional Support Center (ISC) - Lake Worth

Client Support Services: Events & Audio/Visual Services (formerly MTIS) - Lake Worth

Faculty & Staff Resources

Faculty Information

Install Microsoft Office and FTP at home for FREE

Free Access to Magna Publications Subscriptions - NEW


Quick Links - Tutorials

Simple Syllabus Tutorials

Faculty Homepage video tutorial -- but refer to Simple SyllabusTutorials (above) for creating and uploading your syllabus

Export Names from Your Class Roster into Excel

Service Desk Knowledge Base Tutorials


Location & Hours

On the Lake Worth campus, your Professional Teaching & Learning Center (PTLC) is located on the first floor of the Library Learning Resource Center (LLRC).

Fall & Spring

Mon. - Thur.   7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri.   7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sat.   10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Summer

Mon. - Thur.   7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri. - Sun.   closed

The PTLC observes all College holidays. Hours subject to change due to schedule, holidays, or hurricanes.

Lake Worth campus map (PDF file)
Driving Directions to LW campus

 

Staff Contact Info

For individual assistance/training on setting up your syllabus, faculty homepage, FTP, scantron, and more, please contact your Lake Worth PTLC Specialist, Lisa MacMullen. Assistance is available in the Lake Worth PTLC by appointment and on a walk-in basis (as available).

image of lisa macmullen, ptlc specialist

 

Lisa MacMullen
PTLC Specialist (part-time)

macmulll@palmbeachstate.edu
(561) 868-3176
Room LL 102.1, Lake Worth campus

 

For one-on-one syllabus assistance, please contact the Instructional Design Technology or eLearning departments on any campus or Lisa MacMullen for training on the Lake Worth campus.

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