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Pre-Term Checklist
Things to remember before you start your course.
Proctored Tests and Exams:   Instruction
Proctor Agreement Form:      (View)    (Download)
Time on Task
This tool was designed to assist faculty with planning their courses and comply with Federal Credit Hour guidelines. You can estimate an average time-on-task for 19 different areas.
Copy "Weeks and Dates" to your Announcements  
All online courses use an internal chronology of assignment weeks or units. "Weeks and Dates" gives you the link to actual Fall, Spring and Summer calendars.
Copyright Questions  Your course website in Blackboard must have one Copyright Notice that identifies copyrighted materials from publishers and/or other sources including Creative Commons. Academic Integrity Pledge Form Students in online courses are required to sign the Academic Integrity Pledge. To make sure that you and your students work from the same set of expectations. Here is some Sample Language  that may serve as a point of reference in case of a violation.
Disruptive Student Behavior  Disruptive behavior means conduct that substantially interferes with the teaching and learning process in the context of a virtual or on-campus classroom. For any questions contact the Center for Distributed Learning. Interactive Student Scheduling Tool Failure to schedule sufficient time for a course is the most frequent reason for failing to complete it. Copy and paste the URL below into your communication with the student.        (Enable your Flash Player)
Syllabus Template for Online and Hybrid Courses (Download) Copy Content into a New Course Shell  How do you copy
selected content from a master course or previous version of a course into a new course shell?
Blackboard: Tutorials 'How-to' Options
Blackboard Manual: Menu Options

Blackboard Manual: Videos
Faculty Certificates and Training
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ppt icon Teaching Online Tutorial  What is involved in Teaching Online? Best Practices. To-do lists before, during and after the semester.
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Your Faculty Assist Team
can be contacted during regular hours Monday to Saturday from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM during the semester. Depending on the traffic expect a reply between 2 and 4 hours.
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Page Revision Date 5/11/2017


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