Teaching via eLearning

UNI Continuing and Distance Education, in cooperation with ITS Educational Technology, provides comprehensive instructional support for faculty members who wish to develop distance learning courses. Belle Cowden, Instructional Developer, works individually with faculty members using eLearning, an online learning management system developed by Blackboard Inc. No prior experience with eLearning or specialized knowledge of the web required.

Our responsibilities

  • Identify courseware options and provide recommendations
  • Design eLearning environment
  • Convert course content to online format and upload to eLearning
  • Train faculty members to use instructional features of eLearning
  • Update and maintain courseware within eLearning environment
  • Provide ongoing technical and support as the course progresses

Instructor responsibilities

  • Review operational procedures for online courses
  • Consult with Continuing and Distance Education to share course objectives
  • Provide course content electronically so Continuing and Distance Education can place it into the eLearning program
  • Facilitate instruction