Last modified: 09/15/2017 by DSM
This post was created as a resource for faculty teaching online graduate and certificate programs as well as the various staff and administrators who support these programs. The post is intended to provide information and guidance around roles and procedures as well as resources that will help faculty be most effective in preparing to design, develop and teach online.
Last revised: 05/03/2016 by dsm
Using HuskyCT’s (Blackboard’s) Test Options and Test Availability Exceptions settings, instructors can allow make-up exams and/or accommodate students’ needs for extra time. This post will guide you to resources that explain how to accomplish these tasks. Continue reading
Last revised: 4/8/2016 by CAH
Online discussions are used to build dynamic learning communities, to synthesize key concepts, and to promote critical thinking skills. This article highlights tips for successfully facilitating online discussion forums.
Last revised: 10/18/2017 by ess
This article explains rubrics, types of rubrics, outlines how rubrics may benefit both faculty and students, and provides a few HuskyCT example rubrics. Continue reading
Last revised: 10/10/2016 by dtm
So you have already designed and developed your online or blended course and are ready for takeoff… teaching! This article provides you with some ideas and practical tools to help you improve the facilitation of your online course considering the four major roles of an instructor and the four critical time frames of the course. Continue reading
Last revised: 03/23/2015 by dsm
This post guides you to resources about enrolling additional users in your HuskyCT (Blackboard Learn) course site.
Last revised on 08/17/2015 by DTM
Several situations exist in which individuals without an official UConn NetID may need HuskyCT guest access. Some faculty will need to begin planning and building their courses in HuskyCT before they have received their official NetID. Other faculty teaching online may need to add guests lecturers or facilitators to their online courses. UITS has a process in place to meet these and other similar situations where guest access is warranted. Continue reading
Last revised on 11/24/14 by DSM
This post reviews the steps needed to re-offer a course that was taught in a previous semester. Continue reading
Last modified 10/02/2017 by DSM
Online proctoring enables online test taking within a controlled and monitored environment, thereby enhancing academic integrity. ProctorU is the online exam proctoring service that eCampus makes available to UConn online courses. Faculty work directly with ProctorU within the guidelines below. Contact your eCampus representative for more information. This post also provides examples of faculty to student communication, best practices/tips, and notes some of the potential problems of which to be aware. Continue reading