Faculty and Staff Resources

Quick links to resources for delivering digital content, D2L 24/7 assistance and information, Office 365, and more.

Learning Resources - Faculty Resources

Guide containing resources for faculty including information about D2L, Library Services, and Academic Success Center services.

D2L Virtual Classroom   

Provide a seamless way to connect face-to-face with multiple parties for instruction, assessment, and feedback. Schedule live discussions, office hours, video-based training, and more. Video sessions can be automatically recorded and seamlessly embedded directly into a course alongside other learning materials.

D2L’s 24/7 Chat

Find helpful D2L information or chat with a D2L representative 24/7 at https://community.brightspace.com/helpdesk/s/. A link is also available on your D2L homepage.

WEVU

A complete media solution for learning & skills assessment. Private sharing in classes or groups or business teams, with pinpoint comments. Video, audio, PDF, and images all in one place.

Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction

The Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction (ERI) Checklist is a tiered list of considerations, tips, and actionable strategies to enact during an institutional move to temporary remote instruction of classroom-based courses. It is presented in three phases, according to prioritized needs:

1. Start Here: Preparing for Success
2. Next Steps: Guiding Students and Their Learning
3. Longer Term Considerations: Teaching Effectively in a New Environment

Respondus

This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including new enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

Brightspace Training Resources

Office 365

Login to Office 365 through the MyNFC portal and go to all apps. There are help links for most of the apps.  

  • Teams - Chat and video conferencing app. 
  • Office Online - Great if your local install is not working properly or don't have Office installed. You can simply load one of the Office apps in your browser. 
  • Whiteboard -Collaborate on a freeform canvas designed for pen, touch and keyboard.  
  • Class Notebook - Organize your lesson plans in a digital notebook, and create a workspace for students.  
  • Forms - Create surveys, quizzes, and polls and easily see results in real time.  
  • OneDrive - Store, access, and share your files in one place.  
  • OneNote - Capture and organize your notes across all your devices.  
  • Stream - Share videos of classes, meetings, presentations, and training sessions.

Forward Calls

AVAYAForward your office phone to your home or cell phone.

Mobile Phone Hotspot

A hotspot lets you share your phone’s mobile data to connect another phone, tablet, or computer to the internet. when you don't have access to a Wi-Fi network.