This section of the Distance Learning Web site is specific for faculty members. Utilize the links within the Faculty menu to access information that you will need to get your course approved and online. The Distance Education Policies and Procedures and members of the Distance Learning Decision-Making Unit (DMU) are also included here.
To ensure student success in the online environment, students enrolling in Distance Learning Courses are required to complete the Blackboard Online Student Orientation. In this orientation, students will learn Blackboard components which you have used to design your course (e.g., submitting assignments, viewing grades, taking quizzes/exams, using the discussion board/chat, and sending emails. Students will also complete a Distance Learning Assessment. Please include a participation in orientation grade as part of the evaluation component of your course.