Test-Instructional Module Resources


 

Below are a list of instructional modules that will assist you in developing or enhancing your online courses:


Introduction to Online Instruction

  • Instructor's Role in an Online Course
  • Instructor's Role in an Online Course: This module provides strategies to help you when teaching online.


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  • Blackboard Review
  • Blackboard Review: This module provides an overview of Blackboard's common features.


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Online Course Preparation

  • Learning Objectives
  • Learning Objectives: This module reviews best practices for developing em learning objectives in your courses.


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  • Best Practices for Shell Layout
  • Best Practices for Shell Layout: This module reviews strategies to most effectively organize your online courses.


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  • Creating an Online Syllabus
  • Creating an Online Syllabus: This module provides additional tips to consider when creating an online syllabus.


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  • Copyright
  • Copyright: This module provides best practices to ensure your courses are copyright compliant.


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  • Accessibility
  • Accessibility: This module reviews various tips and resources to assist in making your courses accessible.


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Communication and Technology Tools

  • Communicating in Blackboard
  • Communication Tools in Blackboard: This module provides information about several communication tools available in Blackboard.


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  • Introduction to Technology Tools
  • Introduction to Technology Tools: This module reviews several tools available at UofL


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  • Softchalk Introduction
  • Softchalk Introduction: This module will orient faculty to Softchalk and provide tips to help get started using it.


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  • Video and Other Digital Media
  • Video and Other Digital Media: This module gives you information and resources to assist with your video and digital media needs.


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  • Technical Assistance
  • Technical Assistance: This module provides details about help resources for a variety of tools in Blackboard.


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Managing an Online Course

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Integrity: This module provides best practices to promote academic integrity and learn about plagiarism software tools.


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  • Performance Dashboard
  • Performance Dashboard: This module gives instructions on how to best utilize the Performance Dashboard in Blackboard.


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Assessing Learning

  • Measuring Student Learning
  • Measuring Student Learning: This module will provide insight on how to develop assessments to measure student learning with an emphasis on assessments.


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  • Assessment Security and Integrity
  • Assessment Security and Integrity: This module provides strategies and tools to secure your assessments.


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  • Assignments
  • Assignments: This module reviews how to create assignments in Blackboard.


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  • Assessments and Testing
  • Assessments and Testing: This module provides information on the variety of assessment and testing options in Blackboard.


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  • Grade Center
  • Grade Center: This module will equip you with the steps you need to know to effectively use the Grade Center in Blackboard.


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Concluding an Online Course

  • Recording/Posting Grades
  • Recording/Posting Grades in PeopleSoft: This module will walk you through steps to assist in recording and posting your grades in PeopleSoft.


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  • End of Semester Process
  • End of Semester Process: This module provides steps to help you backup your course.


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  • Soliciting Learning Feedback
  • Soliciting Learning Feedback: This module reviews best practices for receiving feedback from your students.


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