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First Day Teaching at NDSU Checklist

Below is a checklist for instructors preparing to teach at NDSU.


  • Where are your classrooms located?
  • Computer Labs and Classrooms – this is a working document listing classroom technology and seating
  • View a recorded session on the classroom technology
  • If your classroom does not have all of the technology on the first day, check with the IT Help Desk for more information.

Blackboard (Bb)

  • Make Bb course available using Blackboard Manager
  • Update and post syllabus for current semester
    • Include clear instructions and expectations
    • Check to make sure the Syllabus meets accessibility guidelines 
  • Post an announcement welcoming students to the course

Web Conferencing

  • Will you use web conferencing for guest speakers, group work, etc.? If so, 
  • Select the web conferencing tool being used for this course Web Conferencing Web Conferencing - Software Comparison
  • Attend a workshop to learn more about the web conferencing tool - Training and Workshops
  • Provide instructions for students on the web conferencing tool, including links to training
  • Confirm technology tools required for students for this course
  • Run a practice session a couple of times to get comfortable with the application. Advise your students to try it out also.
  • Provide easy to find links in Blackboard (Menu panel is right up front) for students to join the class session

Teaching Tools & Technology

As with all things in education, the incorporation of technology into your teaching practice should begin with your optimal pedagogical process. Tutorials and workshops available in the Training and Workshops

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Owner:Sharley K.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-08-06 15:49 CDTUpdated:2022-06-02 15:18 CDT
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