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.
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."
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:
- The request form for a WebEx meeting should be submitted a minimum of three working days in advance of the meeting.
- The request form for a WebEx test meeting should be submitted a minimum of three working days in advance of the actual meeting date.
- The date of the test meeting requested should be a minimum of two working days in advance of the actual meeting date.
WebEx support videos
PDF WebEx Guide
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:
- 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.