Lincoln Memorial University

Teaching Online

Please Note: All online courses must adhere to the LMU Online Course Template. Courses developed for online delivery should be comprehensive and meet standards for content, instructional approach, and technology utilization to be offered.

Training is available through the CTLE (contact 423.869.6268 for more info).

Training materials and help links for Blackboard (including videos and detailed instructions with screenshots) can be located under the My Courses tab on Blackboard under the Blackboard Help Module with the links Bb Instructor Help and Bb Video Training.

Blackboard Guides

View the LMU Blackboard and Collaborate guides below for our current version of Blackboard.

LMU Blackboard Basics Guide (Faculty)

Blackboard Learn SP14 Feature Guide (Faculty)

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing Guides

Bb Collaborate Classic (Original) version

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing Guide (Faculty)*

Collaborate Classic Instructions for MODERATORS (by Blackboard)

Bb Collaborate Ultra version

Getting Started with Collaborate Ultra (Video)

Collaborating in Collaborate Ultra (Video)

Collaborate Ultra Instructions for MODERATORS (by Blackboard)

*Collaborate resources for students are located under the Student section of the CTLE page here: Learning Online

Hybrid or Blended Courses
Blended Learning-A Disruptive Innovation (Infographic)

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
Coursera: Excellent resource for teachers and students. Coursera is one of the largest providers of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

Udacity: Udacity is a digital university with a mission to innovate, educate and collaboratively create free classes for students everywhere.

Articles/Research/Reference Material

Five Pedagogical Practices to Improve Your Online Course

10 Myths About Online Learning (from a student perspective)

8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online (Video)

Transitioning to Online Teaching: Tidbits from the Field (Infographic)

The Skills Both Online Students and Teachers Must Have

The Most Overlooked Items That Can Help Keep Online Students Engaged


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Harrogate, TN 37752