How to Get Started

Instructional Design Center maintains an exhaustive list of resources necessary for successful online instruction. Please browse and use resources below in case of an emergency switch from face-to-face to online instruction. 

  1. Teaching online for the first time? Read this advice post from the IDC.
  2. PD1 – Introduction to Blackboard: This is a self-paced online PD course for anyone who wishes to learn the tools and functionality of EKU’s Blackboard learning management system. Apply in under a minute here.
  3. Interactive Blackboard tutorials. Everything you need to jump-start your transition to online instruction.
  4. IDC library of Online Teaching and Learning practices which addresses the follow concerns:
    • How to be a better online teacher
    • Facilitating online discussion
    • Migrating from a face-to-face modality to online teaching and learning 
  5. Quick document on most popular and usable tools for moving instruction online

If you have any questions, need assistance or customized training, please contact  Chris.Daniel@eku.edu or Ashley.McQueen@eku.edu