Learning Support Services
We provide support of our Learning Management System, Blackboard (Bb) Learn and many of the products which extend the features of Learn. View the feature gallery for an overview of some new features.
Provides faculty with assistance in integrating a number of audio-video capturing solutions for augmenting teaching delivery:
- Camtasia - Capture the computer screen and record voice-over audio
- Wimba Voice - Create up to 60 minute podcasts (audio)
We provide faculty with equipment for various academic uses including: PA systems, digital cameras (photo and video), and laptops. Go to equipment checkout.
We provide faculty with an array of support to assist them in their teaching and online course design. Our instructional designers consult with faculty on best practices in design for hybrid and fully online courses. We align faculty with resources and tools to meet their pedagogical needs. We offer workshops, online tutorials, phone support, web sites, blogs, FAQs, knowledge base, and faculty consultation. We believe in an empowerment model knowing that the faculty will lead the effective introduction of technology into the teaching and learning process, and we are there to support them in achieving their goals as efficiently as possible.
We offer faculty hands-on training on a wide variety of academic technologies including Blackboard, Wimba Voice, TurningPoint Clickers, Respondus, Turnitin.com, accessible course materials and other topics in technology.
Technology in Learning and Teaching (TILT) Symposia are informal faculty-to-faculty presentations on current topics and ideas in teaching and learning. There are several TILT sessions scheduled each semester, and recorded archives of past presentations are available to watch online.
Academy e-Learning (AeL) is an institutional program that supports and encourages faculty teams for a year to redesign large enrollment or multi-section courses for the purposes of discovering new models of engaging students, improving student learning outcomes, and perhaps finding cost-saving or time-saving methods in offering the course in a different format from how it was traditionally taught.