Congratulations “Chalkie” Kristin Bartholomew SoftChalk Winner

Valencia’s own Professor of Nutrition Kristin Bartholomew recently won 3rd Place in the Annual SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. Her lesson was entitled “Nutrition Support & Metabolic Stress” was chosen using a Quality Matters judging rubric with specific categories including lesson creativity, professionalism, interactivity, and how well the lesson reinforces student learning. The Lesson Challenge, an online […]

Valencia’s Live@EDU

The new Atlas email account ( provides faculty, staff, students & alumni with a free 10GB lifetime email account, 25GB online storage solution, collaboration, blogging, photo sharing, event planning, instant messaging tools and much more! One think to point out, it’s Lifetime! It doesn’t go away once you leave the college. Wondering about all these […]

Static to Ecstatic – Introducing SoftChalk

Interested in SoftChalk? With SoftChalk, educators can create professional, engaging, learning content quickly and easily, which enhances their teaching and improves the learning experience for their students. Register Today for LTAD3270 SoftChalk Lesson Builder (CRN 2191) This project based course will meet weekly on Monday 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, and 6/6 from 12:30-2:30 P.M on West […]

New Additions to The Orange Grove

The Orange Grove Florida’s Digital Repository is a online library of openly available instructional resources for Florida’s educators. Many of the resources, such as our Open Textbook collection, are openly available to the public. The repository can also be integrated with a Florida Higher Education Institution’s learning management system such as Blackboard Watch a brief […]

Textbook Choices 101: A Guide for Faculty (2011 Edition)

Book selection for the Fall 2011 semester will be here before you know it, believe it or not.  We all know that book prices are reaching the point where students may not be able to afford school, not because of the tuition – but because of the textbooks.  In an effort to help educate and […]