The most important online services that support teaching at Loyola New Orleans are listed here. Video tutorials are very brief. Some are in Flash video format, which will not play in the Safari Browser on Mac or iOS platforms.
"Accessibility" requires course materials be designed so that students with vision or hearing challenges can use them as successfully as other students.
(This section undergoing revision, summer 2018)
LORA is the official system of record for courses, enrollments, and grades. Students expect to be able to view the syllabus for a course and see on LORA the syllabus for any course they are considering and book the instructor has ordered for the course
(3 mins 15 secs).
The library has databases of articles, eBooks, DVDs, and other materials you might want to use in your course. Librarians can help you find Open course materials and can arrange scanning of paper documents. Media Services, located on the first floor of the library, lends and provides technical assistance with electronics for use in courses, including cameras, microphones, audio recorders, and more. The Faculty Innovation Lab has computers with software for audio and video recording, as well as technology training materials.
(2 mins 21 secs).
CLICK HERE for Media Services.
Your college or academic department may have its own recommendations or requirements for the structure of a course syllabus. The university has some general guidelines.
ONLINE COURSE DESIGN
The Standing Committee for Online Education (SCOE) RECOMMENDS that courses taught online meet a minimum set of standards.
Contact the and ask to be enrolled in the Online Learning Resources course, containing links to helpful suggestions and information about teaching online.
to see a slide presentation on adapting courses to online teaching.
BLACKBOARD INSTRUCTOR APP
Blackboard Instructor is a mobile app for iOS 9.0+, Android 4.2+, and Windows 10+ devices. It is designed to help instructors preview content and assessments, send announcements, create discussion boards, and the like. It's capabilities are likely to expand throughout 2018. Available from Apple App and Google Play Stores.
to watch a video tour of the Instructor App on Blackboard TV/YouTube.
BLACKBOARD: HELP AND SUPPORT: THE ONLINE LEARNING TEAM
The Online Learning Team is here to help you get more out of Blackboard, the Learning Management System.
(3 mins 39 secs).
CLICK HERE to go to the web page of the Online Learning Team.
BLACKBOARD: TUTORIALS (How-To)
Selected Video Tutorials:
BLACKBOARD: IMPORTANT FEATURES
Using some of the most important features of Blackboard Learn: