Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Faculty- Teaching Online


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

Training is available through the CTLE and training materials and help links for Blackboard (including videos and detailed instructions with screenshots) can be located under the LMU tab on Blackboard with the links Bb Instructor Help and Bb Video Training. View the feature guide below for our current version of Blackboard.

LMU Blackboard Basics Guide (Faculty)

Blackboard Learn SP14 Feature Guide (Faculty)

For more information on teaching online, the online course development process, the online course template, online teaching methodology, or other questions about online courses at LMU please login to Pathway

Blended or Hybrid 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