Faculty Information

eLearning Instructor Handbook

The eLearning Instructor Handbook introduces LC State Faculty to their roles and responsibilities when using Canvas at LC State.  The eLearning Instructor Handbook includes:

  • What happens at eLearning Services
  • eLearning Services Staff
  • Getting Started in Canvas
  • Canvas Resources for Faculty
  • Available Technologies
  • Accessibility in Online Courses
  • Course Content
  • FAQs
  • Instructional Design Support
  • eLearning Policies and Procedures

eLearning Services Support

LC State utilizes the Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas.  The Canvas Coaching and Tutorials page includes:

  • Accessing Canvas
  • 24/7 Canvas Support
  • Canvas App
  • Google Drive and Canvas
  • Canvas Training

The eLS Work Room is a room in the eLearning Services office suite (SGC 214) with a computer for faculty and staff use. The computer has Camtasia Studio and Snagit, along with a microphone for lecture capture. A webcam can be provided upon request. The computer also has Respondus 4.0 for uploading exams to Blackboard.

You must schedule with your instructional designer to use the Work Room.

eLearning Services employs two Instructional Designers to provide instructors and staff with course design support and best practices for course content creation. The Instructional Designers provide support and consultation only; they do not build courses or create course content.

Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to improve the quality of online courses and online components.  The multi-point rubric can be applied to existing online courses or used to guide the creation of new online courses.  Contact Angela Meek for more information.

There is technology and campus resources that help facilitate the online learning experience which include:

  • TechSmith (Snagit and Camtasia)
  • Respondus 4.0
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • Respondus Monitor
  • Unicheck
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • LC State Library
  • LC State Accessibility Services
  • LC State Testing Center

More information on these tools and resources is found on the Tools and Resources page.