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The mission of the Technology Commission is to represent the interests of Florida's community and state college personnel whose job interests include technology-related activities or issues. The Technology Commission strives to enhance student learning, improve institutional effectiveness, and promote effective participation in all aspects of technology management, planning, information sharing, eLearning, and innovation.


WHAT WE DO / WHO WE ARE

Hello, and welcome to the Association of Florida Colleges Technology Commission webpage. Please browse the information listed below for Technology Commission events and announcements as well as our bylaws, newsletter, and awards and recognition acknowledging the great work of our AFC commission members.

If you are a Florida college employee and are not already an AFC member, consider joining us and taking advantage of all of the great benefits and opportunities that come with membership!


Welcome - A Message from the 2017 Chair

 

Jason Frank, Santa Fe College
2017 Technology Commission Chair


Commission Resources

  1. Executive Board
  2. Announcements
  3. Bylaws
  4. Awards and Recognition
  5. Social Media - Get Connected

2017 EXECUTIVE BOARD

Chair: Jason Frank, Santa Fe College, eMail: jason.frank@sfcollege.edu; Phone: 352-395-5195

Chair-Elect: TBA, State College, eMail: TBA; Phone: XXX-XXX-XXX

Secretary: TBA, State College, eMail: TBA; Phone: XXX-XXX-XXX

Treasurer: TBA, State College, eMail: TBA; Phone: XXX-XXX-XXX

Webmaster: Lena Phelps, South Florida State College, eMail: phelpsl@southflorida.edu; Phone: 863-784-7303

Immediate Past Chair: Josh Murdock, Valencia College, eMail: jmurdock3@valenciacollege.edu Phone: 407-582-5223

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Information about upcoming conferences, exemplary practice, and special contests will be posted here. Check back throughout the year for updates.

Call for submissions for the 2017 Exemplary Practice Awards will open soon!


BYLAWS

Recognizing the need to establish procedures and guidelines as they reflect the rights, responsibilities, and objectives of its membership, the Technology Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws and Standing Rules:

Bylaws 


AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Please check back for more information and updates regarding the 2017 Exemplary Practice Awards.

EXEMPLARY PRACTICE AWARD WINNERS

2016: Excellence in Technology Award - Finalists

James Robinette, Palm Beach State College

My Flipping Hybrid uses college-provided Technology. The objective is to meld the flipped classroom with the hybrid presentation. It is a blended 50/50 model that focuses on using the college LMS of Blackboard, Kaltura's streaming server, the Ed-Tech server to deliver materials paired with some 3rd party apps to meet student needs and expectations. Current students expect technology to be used in their college courses and my class uses current college resources to do so. My class focuses on competency-based learning, allows student multiple attempts and removes the "sage on the stage" feeling in order to promote the "guide by the side". I feel the student's success and course involvement increases when vibrant resources are delivered and tied directly to the learning outcomes. My flipped hybrid is full of video instruction and feedback and my teaching style allows flexibility for our non-traditional working adult-learners.

Maya Pakhomova, Pasco-Hernando State College

Student Technology Conference - Connecting Students Through Technology -- Join us as we learn about an exciting initiative at Pasco-Hernando State College, TechCon. This Student Technology Conference has been designed to provide PHSC students with opportunities to experience various technologies and learning strategies to foster active learning and student engagement. We will be exploring the process that was used to organize the event, sharing the resources and conference materials that were produced, showcasing the technology tools that were used to produce these materials, discussing the collaboration among various departments and outside vendors, and looking at methods that were used to evaluate TechCon.


2015 WINNERS

1st place: Bridge to eResources- Mia Tignor, Indian River State College

2nd place:
No more graphing calculators! - Brian Macon, Valencia College

3rd place:
Engaging Students through Video Creation and Interaction - Kendra Auberry, Indian River State College

2014 WINNER

Virtual Groups: Working Together Without Actually Meeting! - Neal R. Phillips, Ed.D., Valencia College

2012 WINNER

Cell Phones in the Classroom: Collaborative or Calamitous? - James May, Valencia College

2010 WINNER

Harnessing Web 2.0 to Build a New IRSC-FACC Chapter Website - Daniel Hood, Indian River State College

Other finalists:

eLearning Course Organization Model and Rubric for Quality Assurance - Sidney Beitler, Palm Beach State College

Presentations That Fly: Thinking Outside the Slide - Alex Perez, Lake-Sumter Community College

2009 WINNERS

1st place: Academic Success for Criminal Justice Officers: A Tactical Approach - Adam Martin, South Florida Community College

2nd place: Shifting from Chalkboards to Collaborative Web Pages - Erik Christensen, South Florida Community College

3rd place: Pathways to the Future - Mike Pelitera, Indian River State College


SOCIAL MEDIA - GET CONNECTED

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AFC Connections is our private interactive forum. Within this forum, we have the Technology Commission Community. Please join the community and connect with us today!

How to Join the Technology Commission Community:

  1. Visit http://www.myafchome.org and click the login button.
  2. Click on the 'My Profile' link.
  3. Click on 'My Features' and select "Circles" - All Circles.
  4. Scroll down to the technology commission community and select it.
  5. Look to the upper right corner of the page and select 'join circle.'

OR Click on the plug to be taken to the Technology Commission Community and then log on to the website and then click Join Circle:

If you have an issue logging on to the site, first try clicking on the forgot my username AND the forgot my password links. Forgot my username will send you an email with your correct username. Forgot my password will send you a link to reset your password.

If your email address is not found on file, please send a message to info@myafchome.org and a staff member will contact you.