At UNM-LA we offer several types of in-house workshops and one-on-one instruction and consultation for instructors. Several, but not all, are focused on using and integrating online technologies into your courses. Some of these workshops can be offered as one-on-one tutorials, as well. Contact the person listed for more information and to set up times.

Blackboard Learn: Workshops about the use of Blackboard Learn, which is UNM's Learning Management System (Online, face-to-face)

  • Getting Started with Blackboard Learn
  • Building Your Course with UNM-LA's Online Course Template
    • Uses a common template stored here: http://tinyurl.com/templatebox
    • Guides instructors through template contents and processing of setting up the course with the template
    • Offered once or twice each semester, announced by email; also available one-on-one
    • Contact: TBD

  • Topics in Learn
    • E.g., Using Grade Center, using Learning Modules, using Collaborate, tips and tricks)
    • Offered depending on interest, announced by email; also available one-on-one
    • Contact: TBD

Course Design: Workshops on effective methods for designing a course (all)

  • Course Design: Beginning with the End
    • How to design a high-quality course that's easy to navigate and helps students meet it's learning objectives
    • Open to all instructors
    • Offered once or twice each semester, announced by email
    • Contact: TBD

Technology enhancements: Workshops on using computer and online tools for developing course materials (all)

  • Using the Amazing Box and Other Computer Tools
    • One-on-one or small workshops helping instructors get started with using tools to create materials to enhance their courses
    • Examples: Photoshop, Camtasia, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, making screencasts, integrating tablets and mobile devices
    • Amazing box: A collection of hardware and software to allow you to create videos, screencasts and other media presentations
    • Offered on request, announced by email
    • Contact: DeBray Bailey (baileyd@unm.edu)

  • Free Online Tools:
    • Accessing, using, and integrating free online tools and resources into your course
    • Examples: screen capture, shared bookmarks, concept-maps, audio recordings and podcasts, Merlot,
    • One-on-one or small workshops to introduce tools to instructors
    • Offered on request, announced by email
    • Contact: TBD