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.
CLICK HERE for tips and suggestions on accessibility.
You can adopt (order) textbooks for your course through the on-campus bookstore.
CLICK HERE for video introduction (1 min).
CLICK HERE to go to the Bookstore's web page.
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
CLICK HERE for video introduction (3 mins 15 secs).
CLICK HERE to go to the LORA web page.
The library has databases of articles, eBooks, DVDs, scanners, and audio, video, and computer equipment you may be able to use for your course.
CLICK HERE for video introduction (2 mins 21 secs).
CLICK HERE to go to the library's web page.
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.
CLICK HERE for video introduction (3 mins 39 secs).
CLICK HERE to go to the web page of the Online Learning Team.
BLACKBOARD: TUTORIAL LIBRARIES
A set of short tutorial videos is available for a wide variety of specific topics within the Blackboard Learning Management System. Loyola has its own set of tutorials specifically focused on common issues, and Blackboard Inc maintains a set of more generic tutorials.
CLICK HERE for Loyola's tutorial videos.
CLICK HERE for Blackboard's tutorial videos.
BLACKBOARD: SELECTED TUTORIALS
A few of the most important tutorials for new faculty:
Getting Oriented with Blackboard Learn (2:50)
How to Add Content to a Learning Module (2:21)
Creating Assignments (1:21)
Grading Assignments (2:47)
How to Use SafeAssign in Assignments (4:23)
How Students Submit Assignments (3:33)
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.
CLICK HERE for Loyola's syllabus 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
to see the types of questions Blackboard supports for online tests
to watch tutorial videos about online tests in Blackboard
to watch a tutorial about online grading