Faculty

Tutorials

Below you will find a variety of tutorials and resources to assist with teaching online in Webcampus as well as additional support options available for online faculty at UNLV.

OE Tutorials:

Course copy process - How to make a course copy
Course setup - How to set up your course for a new semester
 Date management - How to set availability of items
 Update syllabus - How to update your syllabus 
 Test exceptions - How to make an test availability exception

Collection of  resources to support faculty teaching online:

UNLV WebCampus support for instructors
This link provides contact information, frequently asked questions, known issues, additional getting started information, and more.

Blackboard instructor on demand tutorial videos
The complete series of short video tutorials to help instructors learn how to use tools, design their courses, and assess students.

Blackboard on demand tutorial videos
The Blackboard Learn Instructor Guide provides detailed information about creating and managing Courses. The community engagement capabilities of Blackboard Learn offer the same set of functions and features for managing an Organization.

Blackboard Learn instructor guide
The Blackboard Learn Instructor Guide provides detailed information about creating and managing Courses. The community engagement capabilities of Blackboard Learn offer the same set of functions and features for managing an organization.

Lynda.com for UNLV faculty and staff
Lynda.com is an online subscription library that teaches the latest software, creative, and business software tools to achieve personal and professional goals. These high-quality instructional training videos are brought to you by recognized industry experts. This award-winning Web-based training service is now available for free to UNLV faculty & staff. Among other comprehensive training courses, Lynda.com provides "Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Instructors."

Additional resources
A collection of handouts, videos, and tutorials related to Blackboard and online course development

Web Conferencing with Online Education: A look at WebEx

The Office of Online Education offers faculty the tools to hold web conferencing in their courses.  By utilizing a product called WebEx, the faculty can set up synchronous meetings (and asynchronous viewings) with their students (or other faculty if need be) from virtually anywhere.

Request a WebEx session through Online education

All WebEx meetings including test meetings should be initiated by the UNLV Online/Hybrid faculty using this request form:

http://goo.gl/forms/TjjspWibbY

WebEx support videos

WebEx how-to videos here

PDF WebEx Guide

PDF guide on how to request a WebEx session through Online education.

Screen Capture Recording with Online Education: A look at Camtasia

The Office of Online Education offers faculty the ability to reserve the Online Education Camtasia Studio to record with the software. By utilizing Camtasia, the faculty can record screen captured presentations and lectures with the support of Online Education staff.

Reserve the Camtasia Studio through Online education

All Camtasia Studio requests should be intiated by UNLV Online/Hybrid faculty using this request form:

http://goo.gl/forms/jwObZrtXZQ

  • The request form to use the Camtasia Studio should be submitted a minimum of one working week in advance of the recording date.
  • The presentation materials should be submitted a minimum of one working day in advance of the actual recording date.
  • It is highly recommended that a script is created before the day of the recording to both be better prepared for the recording and for closed captioning purposes.
  • In order to retain student retention, lectures should either be divided or reduced into short learning segments of 4 - 7 minutes.