|Blackboard collaborate is UL Lafayette’s sponsored web-conferencing solution with (9) 100-seat rooms available for reservation. E-instructors who want to host synchronous events with their classes, that allow students to be in different locations may schedule use of one of UL Lafayette’s Web-Conferencing rooms. To learn more about the vOffice Web-conferencing Room, please watch this video.|
|Click for your Blackboard Collaborate Live Moderator's Quick Reference Guide.|
|Reserve a vOffice Web-conferencing Room|
To reserve one of the vOffice rooms shown above, follow these easy steps.
Web Conferencing as an Instructional Tool
45-Minute Blackboard Collaborate training session conducted by Dr. Luke Dowden (recorded).
|SUGGESTION: Students may not know how to use the features available in the vOffice. Below are links that you can make available to students so they can prepare to attend class online.|
|UL Lafayette has partnered with ProctorU to provide live online proctoring services for students taking exams online. Students are able to schedule exam appointments 20 hours a day / 7 days a week from 7:00am - 11:45pm (Central Standard Time).|
Learn How It Works by watching this brief 2 minute video (click here)
|Skype - Conduct Your E-Office Hours From Anywhere|
|Effective e-instructors schedule e-office hours for their students. Skype provides a free voice over Internet protocol solution for your hybrid or online students to connect to you and ask questions. Faculty engagement in UL Lafayette e-courses is critical to successful student engagement. Connect to your students using SKYPE for E-Office Hours - http://www.skype.com.|
|Browse http://www.youtube.com/edu to find videos of 8 minutes or less on topics from the following academic disciplines: business, education, engineering, fine arts and design, health and medicine, history, humanities, journalism and media, law, literature, mathematics, science, and social science.|
|The University has purchased and integrated Turnitin software into Moodle. Faculty may create Turnitin assignments in Moodle to take advantage of the Originality Checker and GradeMark services offered by Turnitin. Download the easy to use manual at the link below for instructions on how to set up and use a Turnitin assignment in Moodle.|
WEBINAR: Facebook for Teaching and Learning: Practical Strategies for Educators (recorded)
|Panopto-Lecture Capture Software|
The Office of Distance Learning provides lecture capture software to faculty teaching hybrid and online courses to record lectures, podcasts, screencasts, and other presentations. Learn the steps to acquiring and using this technology by clicking on the Tip Sheet below.