UNM-LA Teaching Resources for Faculty

This site is maintained by the UNM-LA eLearning Committee and Instructional Technology Center, as a way of making information about teaching and technology resources available to our instructors.

Contact Carol Furchner (furchner@unm.edu), Susan Schauer (sschauer@unm.edu), DeBray Bailey (baileyd@unm.edu) or Tracy Thompson (tthompsn@unm.edu) for further information and to make suggestions for this resource.

How to Take an Online Course - Workshop for Students

Information for Students
Information for Faculty
Information for Advisors

(all are MS Word files - .docx)


Events will normally be announced using email to the UNM-LA Faculty mailing list. For more information about the events listed below, contact the person named in the right-hand column. If you have an event related to teaching online or using Blackboard Learn that you would like to have listed, please email Carol.


Getting Started with Learn
(especially for Web-Enhanced and
Hybrid classes)

Aug. 17, 2-4 PM,
Rm 306

Carol Furchner, furchner@unm.edu
Help Session

Drop-in Help Session for Learn
(for all instructors using Learn)

Aug. 19, 9-12 AM
Rm 306

Carol Furchner, furchner@unm.edu
Help by Appointment

Help with Learn,
by appointment

Contact Carol Furchner


Professional Development: Magna Seminars

Magna Webinars are short recorded presentations that deal with many aspects and problems encountered in teaching. Click on this link for instructions on how to access them.
Professional Development: UNM Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

This page contains information about upcoming training offered by UNM CTE and about other resources that support UNM faculty in teaching. See the "Links" page for a variety of resources from sources around the country.
Professional Development: Other

Other resources for professional development, including advisement webinars, Lynda technology training, etc.
Resources to Support Instructors

Resources supplied or supported by UNM-LA (mentor program, workshops, course reviews, Teaching Network, Amazing Box), by UNM main campus, and by Blackboard.
UNM-LA Online Course Template

Template for building an online course in Learn. Includes template for syllabus, checklist for welcome letter, instructor user guide, and much more. Workshops are offered in its use - see Events or contact Carol Furchner
How to ...

Instructions for common requests: signing up for an external workshop, requesting a temporary course shell, copying a course, requesting a mentor, requesting a course review, etc.
Free Online Tools

This page links to a few of the many free online tools for everything from creating a screencast to cloud storage to bookmarking to screen capture to scanning for malware.
Tips and Techniques

Contains a growing collection of links to tips and techniques for classroom and online teaching.

Site updated 8/9/2016 - csf
Carol Furchner, furchner@unm.edu


Online Teaching Network

Early August, to be announced

Susan Schauer, sschauer@unm.edu
Getting Started with LearnCarol Furchner, furchner@unm.edu
Professional Development: Magna Seminars