The resources listed below have been available to assist faculty in the development
of online courses. In addition, we also have face-to-face workshops for online course design and would be glad to meet with individual faculty who are
developing courses for online programs. If you have any questions, please feel free
to contact the eCampus staff.
eCourseware Upgrade Tutorials
Spring 2014 our online course management system eCourseware underwent a major upgrade.
Learn more about the changes via a new set of video tutorials and other resources
Faculty Training Resources
- The Training Schedule for the new version of eCourseware is available in multiple formats through Learning Curve (faculty only).
- Customized videos created by The Center of Teaching & Learning, covering the basic
tools of eCourseware, can be found at Teaching and Learning Videos (requires your official UUID and password). Additional Training Resources are available for faculty use.
- Individual consultations can be scheduled at Consultation Ticket.
Top 10 Things to Know When Developing an Online Course: 10 quick things to keep in mind as you develop your online - or hybrid - courses.
Online Course Design Checklist: This checklist can be referred to while designing your online course. Developed courses
will be reviewed using this check list.
Course Design Worksheet: Brainstorm your content for your online course using this worksheet as a guide.
Streaming Video for Teaching: Want to use video in your online course? Click on Digital Content for Teaching for
more information on what is available to faculty teaching online.
Copyright policy for the University of Memphis provides general parameters for the
legal use of resources. For more practical information, you might take a look at http://www.knowyourcopyrights.org/resourcesfac/index.shtml. There you will find both a downloadable brochure (check out the last two pages for
answers to common issues) and an FAQ with loads of information. There is also a quick chart to let you know what is and what is not okay to do. For specific questions about
copyright policy at the University of Memphis, please contact the University of Memphis'
Registered Agent, Melanie Murry, Office of Legal Counsel, at (901) 678-2155 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a reminder, your instructional materials may be used in your online course in eCourseware
- The instructor is the copyright owner of the material.
- The material is made available by linking out to the source, not copying or uploading
the material into the course
- The copyright owner grants permission to use the material (please indicate that information).
- The material is in the public domain.
- The use of the material is within "fair use" under the law.
For more information, you can consult the UM Library's wiki at https://umwiki.memphis.edu/display/KayC/Copyright+Friendly+E-Reading+Lists.
Recommended Teaching and Learning tools list provides information about several University-supported as well as other resources
that you can utilize in teaching and learning - whether online or face-to-face. This
list is maintained by the UofM's ITD division.
Advanced Learning Center: The Advanced Learning Center (ALC) can assist you with technology integration for
your online course. The ALC can also assist you with the use and implementation of
the university's media repository, Podcast Central.